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

  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

Business Wire

STAMFORD, Conn. -- December 04, 2012

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 50^th anniversary shows. The special airs at 8pm ET/5pm
PT, prior to the pay-per-view event on Saturday, December 15 only on E!

Rolling Stones 50th anniversary. Photo credit: Brian Rasic

Rolling Stones 50th anniversary. Photo credit: Brian Rasic

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 50^th anniversary shows.
For additional information, please visit www.rollingstones.com.

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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
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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
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Contact:

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
 
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