The Women of Wrestling is returning to television.
The all-female professional promotion announced on Wednesday that they've signed a multi-year deal with ViacomCBS.
New episodes of WOW will begin on syndication in the fall of 2022. Previous seasons will be available on CW Seed and Pluto TV platforms in December 2021.
AJ Mendez (AJ Lee in WWE) is back as an executive producer for the brand and Former IMPACT World Champion Tessa Blanchard has also signed with the brand to wrestle.
WOW owner said, "Wrestling’s presentation of women has long been very important to me, and we now are presenting the epitome in sports entertainment that will highlight the athleticism of these superstars as we reintroduce WOW. Our partnership with the entire ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group family allows us to continue our mission of providing wrestling fans and WOW Superheroes what they have all deserved: a global platform for a dedicated women’s wrestling league."
Check out AJ Mendez's speech below:
🚨🚨🚨BREAKING NEWS🚨🚨🚨— WOW (@wowsuperheroes) October 7, 2021
AJ Mendez is WOW Wrestling! Welcome to the team! pic.twitter.com/DRF2LGja6u
“But my goal after wrestling, was to create those characters for the next generation. So every little girl could see themselves on TV and know that nothing was impossible.”— WOW (@wowsuperheroes) October 7, 2021
We’re not crying… you are, from the words that AJ Mendez spoke at the press conference! 😭💜 pic.twitter.com/l1NFZpRJMl
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