WWE and BT Sport have announced that NXT will air live in the UK and Ireland for the first time on BT Sport starting this Thursday, January 2 at 1am. NXT’s two-hour weekly show joins Raw and SmackDown on BT Sport, the exclusive live broadcaster of WWE’s flagship programming in the UK and Ireland beginning tomorrow, January 1, 2020.
NXT UK will also air on BT Sport for the first time on British television.
Simon Green, head of BT Sport, said: “We are looking forward to welcoming WWE to its new home, BT Sport. WWE is something that many of us have grown up with and we look forward to bringing the best of BT Sport to WWE, offering UK fans more access and more content than ever before.”
Exclusive live coverage of SmackDown will begin at 1am on Saturday, January 4 and Raw at 1am on Tuesday, January 7 on BT Sport 1. BT Sport will show primetime, same day repeats of SmackDown, Raw and NXT.