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WWE SummerSlam Week programming drop-kicks off with ‘Holy Foley’

WWE SummerSlam Week programming includes the new reality show ‘Holy Foley’ with WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley on WWE Network. Pictured is Foley during a Q&A with Moderator Heather Kid Cadet Reicher at Florida Supercon at the Miami Beach Convention Center.
WWE SummerSlam Week programming includes the new reality show ‘Holy Foley’ with WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley on WWE Network. Pictured is Foley during a Q&A with Moderator Heather Kid Cadet Reicher at Florida Supercon at the Miami Beach Convention Center. Photo By Jim Varsallone

WWE Network unveiled its SummerSlam Week programming line-upfilled with a series of all-new episodes, specials and live events beginning Monday, Aug. 15, including the summer’s biggest spectacle, SummerSlam, on Sunday, Aug. 21.

SummerSlam Week will include a sneak peek at WWE Network’s newest original series, Holy Foley, brand new episodes of WWE 24, WWE NXT, Cruiserweight Classic, WWE Ride Along and Legends with JBL, as well as the premiere of Holy Foley. Plus, fans can also watch NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn II and the week’s main attraction, SummerSlam, live from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.

New subscribers can get all of this programming as part of a free month trial by signing up at WWENetwork.com now.

The schedule of SummerSlam Week programming on WWE Network is:

Holy Foley: First Look Sneak Peek

Monday, Aug. 15 immediately following Monday Night Raw (approximately 11 p.m. ET)

Corey Graves and Cathy Kelley sit down with Mick and Noelle Foley to give a first look at and discuss their highly-anticipated reality show, Holy Foley.

WWE 24: Women’s Evolution

Tuesday, Aug. 16 immediately following Talking Smack (approximately 10:30 p.m. ET)

This episode of WWE 24: The Women’s Evolution details the confluence of forces that elevated the Women’s Division to main event status at WrestleMania 32. The episode celebrates talent of the past, the current Superstars who powered the 10-Woman Tag Match, and the prodigious impact of NXT, with a special look at the emotional and pressure-filled moments for WWE Superstars Becky Lynch, Sasha Banks and Charlotte surrounding their historic Triple Threat Match for the new WWE Women’s Championship at WrestleMania 32.

WWE NXT

Wednesday, Aug. 17 at 8 p.m. ET

With only a few days to go, take a special look at the upcoming matchups at this Saturday’s NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn II, including an exclusive sit-down interview with NXT Champion Samoa Joe and Shinsuke Nakamura. Plus, SmackDown Superstars return to NXT to help showcase the future of the Women’s Division as Carmella teams with Liv Morgan and Nikki Glencross to take on Alexa Bliss, Mandy Rose, and Daria Berenato.

Cruiserweight Classic

Wednesday, Aug. 17 at 9 p.m. ET

For the first time ever, WWE has invited 32 of the greatest cruiserweights in the world to compete in the 10-week long global tournament, Cruiserweight Classic. The second round action heats up as Akira Tozawa battles Jack Gallagher and Brian Kendrick faces Tony Nese for a spot in the quarterfinals.

WWE Ride Along

Thursday, Aug. 18 at 9 p.m. ET

This episode features one of the top tag teams in WWE today, Enzo and Cass and one of the top tag teams of all-time, The Dudleys, as they take a trip down memory lane to their old stomping grounds in New Jersey.

Legends with JBL

Friday, Aug. 19 at 9 p.m. ET

John “Bradshaw” Layfield interviews the Icon Sting in a rare interview that covers the Hall-of-Famer’s WCW career as well as his shocking retirement from WWE.

NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn II Pre-Show

Saturday, Aug. 20 LIVE at 7:30 p.m. ET

A panel of experts look at the matches and moments fans can expect at NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn II.

NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn II

Saturday, Aug. 20 LIVE at 8 p.m. ET

Samoa Joe defends the NXT Championship against Shinsuke Nakamura for the first time ever. Plus, the NXT Women's Championship is on the line when Asuka defends against former champion, Bayley; Johnny Gargano and Tommaso Ciampa challenge NXT Tag Team Champions The Revival; and fans will see the much anticipated in-ring debut of Bobby Roode when he faces Andrade “Cien” Almas.

SummerSlam Kickoff

Sunday, Aug. 21 LIVE at 5 p.m. ET

Join Renee Young, Corey Graves, and WWE Hall of Famer Booker T as they share their thoughts and predictions for the evening’s matches at SummerSlam and discuss all the events that led up to WWE’s biggest event of the summer. Plus, the show will feature live matches from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY.

SummerSlam

Sunday, Aug. 21 LIVE at 7 p.m. ET

WWE turns up the heat for its biggest event of the summer. In a confrontation more than 15 years in the making, “The Viper” clashes with “The Beast” when Randy Orton goes one-on-one with Brock Lesnar. Plus, Finn Bálor vs. Seth Rollins for the right to be called the first WWE Universal Champion; Dean Ambrose defends the WWE World Championship against Dolph Ziggler; Sasha Banks defends her WWE Women’s Championship against Charlotte; and John Cena faces AJ Styles.

Holy Foley

Sunday, Aug. 21 immediately following SummerSlam

Mick’s daughter Noelle has a secret and it’s a big one. While Mom, Colette, does her best to push Noelle to be a model, it seems Noelle has different ideas about how she sees her life playing out. When the family sits down to dinner, Noelle drops the bomb on her unsuspecting family and Mick is left wondering what else Noelle is hiding.

- WWE SummerSlam in Brooklyn

WWE SummerSlam is live on WWE Network at 7 p.m. ET Sunday, Aug. 21 from Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

WWE World Heavyweight Champion Dean Ambrose faces Dolph Ziggler in a title match.

The inaugural WWE Universal Champion will be crowned when Seth Rollins battles Finn Balor.

WWE Women’s Champ Sasha Banks defends the belt against former champ Charlotte.

The Beast Incarnate Brock Lesnar with Paul Heyman vs. The Viper Randy Orton.

John Cena vs. AJ Styles.

WWE Tag Champs The New Day (Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods) vs. Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson.

WWE Intercontinental champ The Miz with Maryse faces Apollo Crews.

WWE U.S. champ Rusev with Lana against Roman Reigns.

Enzo Amore and Big Cass vs. Chris Jericho and Kevin Owens.

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