Upfronts: ‘WWE SmackDown’ Moving to USA

Cabler to Become Home for All WWE Series in 2016

USA is expanding its relationship with the WWE. The wrestling outfit’s Thursday night series SmackDown is moving from sister cabler Syfy to USA in 2016.

When SmackDown moves over to USA in the first quarter of next year, it will make the network the TV home for all major WWE properties. USA renewed its pact for Monday Night RAW during last year’s upfront and will debut a rejiggered version of reality series Tough Enough this summer.

“WWE is proud to have SmackDown join Raw as part of our expanded partnership with USA Network,” WWE chairman & CEO, Vince McMahon said.

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