August 24, 2012
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and John Cena’s “Once in a Lifetime” Match from WrestleMania XXVIII will make its world television premiere this Saturday, Aug. 25, at 9/8 CT on NBC.
The one-hour broadcast of “WrestleMania 28 – Rock vs. Cena” will take the WWE Universe inside The Grandest Stage of Them All as two of the most celebrated Superstars in history battled each other in a colossal main event. The program 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, was viewed on pay-per-view by 1.3 million households – a new record for pay-per-view. The event brought together 78,363 fans from all 50 states and 36 countries, and in total, The Show of Shows was seen and heard in more than 105 countries and 20 languages.
The broadcast this Saturday will mark the fourth consecutive year that WWE has joined forces with NBC to bring WrestleMania to network television, allowing WWE fans to relive moments from the most watched WrestleMania of all time.