WWE® and E! Team up to Exclusively Broadcast Rolling Stones Live Pre-Show Leading up to the Iconic Band’s Final Performance of Its 50th Anniversary Shows

STAMFORD, Conn.--()--WWE (NYSE: WWE) and E! today announced “Live From the Rolling Stones” – a one-hour special event covering all the pre-show action and excitement from the Prudential Center the hour leading up to the Rolling Stones’ final performance of their 50th anniversary shows. The special airs at 8pm ET/5pm PT, prior to the pay-per-view event on Saturday, December 15 only on E!

E! will give fans behind-the-scenes access and exclusive interviews with rock ‘n’ roll icons Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood. With Terrence Jenkins anchoring the pre-show, Ross Mathews backstage and Alicia Quarles capturing all the arrival excitement, E!’s coverage will catch all the buzz and anticipation leading up to this huge concert event. Plus, Terrence will be joined by Viacom Music Group's Bill Flanagan, who has produced countless music television specials, interviewed most every major rock-n-roll figure that has hit the scene, and is an expert on the Rolling Stones. He’ll bring his expertise to the pre-show with extensive information about the band, their history, and more.

The pay-per-view will be available on Saturday, December 15 at 9pm ET/ 6pm PT through all cable, satellite and telco providers. WWE, the world’s pre-eminent provider of pay-per-view programming, in partnership with Dainty Group and Endemol, will be distributing and marketing the pay-per-view event entitled One More Shot, the band’s final performance of its 50th anniversary shows. For additional information, please visit www.rollingstones.com.

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About E! Entertainment

E! is television’s top global destination for all things pop culture. The network is currently available to 98 million cable and satellite subscribers in the U.S. and E! content is available on all platforms anytime and anywhere from E! Online to social media to mobile to VOD to the latest emerging platforms. Popular programming includes E! core franchises, "E! News," "The Soup," "Chelsea Lately," "Fashion Police" and “True Hollywood Story,” as well as the network’s hit series "Keeping Up with the Kardashians," "Khloé & Lamar," "Kourtney and Kim Take New York," "Ice Loves Coco" and "After Lately.” Additionally, E!’s "Live from the Red Carpet" signature events keep fans connected to their favorite stars on pop culture’s biggest nights. E! is a network of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience.

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Contacts

Media:
WWE
Matthew Altman, 203-352-1177
Matthew.Altman@wwecorp.com
or
E! Entertainment Television
Kira Wagner, 323-954-2516
Kira.Wagner@nbcuni.com
or
Rolling Stones/Rogers & Cowan
Fran Curtis, 212-878-5002
fcurtis@rogersandcowan.com

Rolling Stones 50th anniversary. Photo credit: Brian Rasic

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Release Summary

WWE and E! today announced "Live From the Rolling Stones" – a one-hour special event covering all the pre-show action and excitement from the Prudential Center.

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Contacts

Media:
WWE
Matthew Altman, 203-352-1177
Matthew.Altman@wwecorp.com
or
E! Entertainment Television
Kira Wagner, 323-954-2516
Kira.Wagner@nbcuni.com
or
Rolling Stones/Rogers & Cowan
Fran Curtis, 212-878-5002
fcurtis@rogersandcowan.com