Backstage News On FOX Being “Hands-On” With WWE

FOX is a lot more hands-on with WWE than the USA Network, reports Dave Meltzer.

While USA basically let Vince McMahon do whatever he wanted, FOX are studying the product and are very into what is happening.

WWE Friday Night SmackDown will premiere this week on FOX as part of a five-year $205 million per year deal. The company has loaded up this week’s show in an effort to make as big of a ratings splash as possible.

FOX has already given their reaction to the ending of this week’s RAW, which you can read about here on


  1. […] as new headlines to promote the debut of SmackDown on the network. If they’re going to be as hands-on as some believe, they better get familiar with the blue […]

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