Women of Wrestling ”back with AJ Lee Involved, Tessa Blanchard to wrestle, photos and video from the press event – .

Women of Wrestling ”back with AJ Lee Involved, Tessa Blanchard to wrestle, photos and video from the press event – .

The “WOW: Women of Wrestling” promotion returns former WWE Divas Champion AJ Mendez (AJ Lee) in comment. World champion WOW The Beast and former champion Tessa Blanchard will lead the list.

ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group today announced a new multi-year distribution agreement with WOW. The women’s wrestling promotion is owned by Jeanie Buss, owner of Los Angeles Laker, and created by David McLane.

New episodes of WOW will launch in weekend syndication starting in fall 2022, according to a press release given to us tonight. ViacomCBS has already secured 160 contracts for the show, representing 70% of the United States through licensing deals with agreements that include stations owned and operated by CBS and the Sinclair Broadcast Group. Previous seasons of WOW are scheduled to begin airing on CW Seed and Pluto TV in December.

AJ will provide full-color commentary on each broadcast, but will also serve as executive producer, along with Buss. WOW creator and founder McLane is the executive producer of the production, along with two-time Emmy winner Nick Staller. ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group will distribute the series in the United States and internationally.

“Introducing women through wrestling has long been very important to me, and we are now presenting the epitome of sports entertainment that will highlight the athleticism of these superstars as we reintroduce WOW,” Buss said in the press release. . “Our partnership with the entire ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group family allows us to continue our mission of providing wrestling fans and WOW superheroes what they have all deserved: a global platform for a wrestling league. dedicated feminine.

“We are delighted to partner with Jeanie Buss and David McLane to create a meaningful global footprint for WOW and expand our diverse and world-class content portfolio,” said Dan Cohen, President of ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group. “This series offers audiences unique, captivating and creative entertainment featuring female ‘superheroes’ in the ring, behind the cameras and in all aspects of the business. In the United States and abroad, we believe this is an event program that will make some noise in the market. “

Tessa had been the WOW World Champion on the February 15, 2019 episode until she relinquished the title to The Beast in the November 23, 2019 episode. It was announced last summer that WOW and AXS TV had split up, and the show took a hiatus, until now.

Stay tuned for more on WOW. Below are a few photos from the WOW press conference that was held tonight in Los Angeles, including footage of AJ speaking and a photo of Tessa and The Beast clashing:

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