The following press release has been issued:
‘WRESTLEMANIA 28 – ROCK VS. CENA’ TO AIR ON NBC SATURDAY, AUGUST 25 AT 9 PM ET
NEW YORK, NY – August 10, 2012 – For the fourth consecutive year, WWE® and NBC are joining forces to bring “WrestleMania” to network television. “WrestleMania 28 – Rock vs. Cena” will air on Saturday, August 25 at 9 p.m. ET on NBC, allowing WWE fans to relive moments from the most watched “WrestleMania” of all time.
The one-hour broadcast will take viewers inside the event as two of the most celebrated superstars, The Rock® and John Cena®, battled each other in a main event that exceeded all expectations. “WrestleMania 28 – Rock vs. Cena” will chronicle the yearlong, epic journey to this faceoff, including exclusive, never-before-seen footage and will showcase the entire Rock vs. Cena match for the first time ever on broadcast television.
“WrestleMania XXVIII,” held this past April 1 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami, set new records for pay-per-view buys and gross sales. The event brought together 78,363 fans from all 50 states and 36 countries and garnered 1.3 million pay-per-view buys with global gross sales in excess of $67 million. The world’s biggest pop-culture extravaganza was seen around the world on pay-per-view in more than 105 countries and 20 languages.
For more information on “WrestleMania 28 – Rock vs. Cena” please visit NBC.com’s “Movies & Specials”
For artwork and a complete press kit from the show please visit the NBC Universal Media Village website at http://www.nbcumv.com/mediavillage/