Sky Sports Announces WWE Broadcast Changes For The Holidays

Some information for those in the United Kingdom.

The holidays are upon us and the USA Network will be airing a plethora of WWE-related content including the pre-taped New Years Eve edition of RAW and WWE week which occurs all throughout next week and the schedule is listed as followed:

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USA Network announces the biggest, boldest WWE Holiday Week ever, including WWE Tribute to the Troops

Monday, Dec. 17

* The week begins with three hours of everyone’s favorite, Monday Night Raw, at 8/7 C, featuring WWE Superstars Ronda Rousey, Seth Rollins, Dean Ambrose, Sasha Banks, Nia Jax, Dolph Ziggler and more in Sacramento, Calif., at the Golden 1 Center.

Tuesday, Dec. 18

* The week continues with SmackDown LIVE, which will take place in Fresno, Calif., at the Save Mart Center at 8/7 C, with WWE Superstars Daniel Bryan, The New Day, Charlotte Flair, Becky Lynch, Jeff Hardy, Asuka and more.

Wednesday, Dec. 19

* At 10/9 C, USA introduces a brand-new WWE special, New Day’s WWE 2018 Pancake Powered New Year Super Spectacular. The New Day host a fun look back at all the historic, outrageous and unforgettable moments that made 2018 so super spectacular at WWE. Featuring Ronda Rousey, Roman Reigns, Braun Stroman, AJ Styles, John Cena and Becky Lynch, along with some surprise Superstar sightings.

Thursday, Dec. 20

* At 9/8 C, WWE and USA will shine a spotlight on our nation’s heroes with the two-hour Tribute to the Troops celebration that will feature a special appearance by Jon Stewart, former host of “The Daily Show,” and rising country music star Morgan Wallen.

* Immediately following at 11/10 C, there will be a Miz & Mrs. marathon. The record-breaking series features real-life WWE couple The Miz and Maryse as they navigate married life and adapt to becoming first-time parents.

Friday, Dec. 21

* The week wraps with WWE icon Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and his epic role in the movie “San Andreas” at 6/5 C.

* Additionally, “Talk Stoop” will be getting into the WWE spirit as Nessa Diab hosts special episodes of the series featuring interviews throughout the week with WWE Superstars The Miz and Maryse, Ronda Rousey, the Bella Twins, Natalya, Nia Jax and Lana.


With that, wrestling fans in the U.K. will have an alternate schedule over the next two weeks because of the 2019 PDC World Darts Championship tournament that is taking place in London. Sky Sports has released the broadcast plans for WWE content going forward until the World Darts Championships conclude:

Monday, December 17: Raw will be on Sky Sports Mix at 1am, with the repeat the following day at 10pm on Sky Sports Action

Tuesday, December 18: SmackDown will be on Sky Sports Action at 1am, with the repeat the following day at 11pm also on Sky Sports Action

Christmas Eve: Raw will be on Sky Sports Mix at 1am, with the repeat at midnight on Boxing Day on Sky Sports Mix

Christmas Day: SmackDown will not air live but will be available at 1am via On Demand, at 10pm on Boxing Day on Sky Sports Mix, and with the repeat at 10pm on December 27 on Sky Sports Action

New Year's Eve: Raw will be on Sky Sports Action at 1am with the repeat at 9pm on Sky Sports Action on New Year's Day.

New Year's Day: Smackdown will be at 1am on Sky Sports Action with the repeat at 10pm on Wednesday January 2.


The press-release note about WWE week came from Fightful's Fight Size Update piece and to check out the other news in that Update, click here

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