WWE will offer fans free early access to the first episode of the new WWE Network original series “Breaking Ground” on its Facebook page and YouTube channel ahead of its official premiere, the company announced on Tuesday. The first episode of the new show will go live at 12 p.m. ET on Oct. 25. It will debut in its regular WWE Network timeslot on Oct. 26 immediately following “Monday Night Raw.” Narrated by “Star Trek” and voice actor William Shatner, “Breaking Ground” will give viewers access to the WWE Performance Center, chronicling what it takes to become a WWE Superstar.
“Ever since I tossed the legendary Jerry ‘The King’ Lawler out of the ring, I’ve been enamored with WWE,” said Shatner. “My love affair continues with the new show, ‘Breaking Ground.’” The 10-episode series is produced by WWE and 3 Ball Entertainment. Todd A. Nelson, Ross Weintraub, Brant Pinvidic, DJ Nurre and Jason Sklaver serve as executive producers for 3 Ball Entertainment.
Kevin Dunn is executive producer for WWE. “We remain committed to developing premium, original content on WWE Network,” Michelle Wilson, WWE chief revenue and marketing officer, said. “‘Breaking Ground’ will give our fans unprecedented access and a look into what it takes to make it in WWE.”
“Breaking Ground” joins WWE Network’s growing list of original programming including “Legends’ House,” “Swerved,” “Stone Cold Podcast Live” and “The Monday Night War.