NXT UK Tapings Resume Today, Backstage News On Shawn Michaels’ Role, Commentary Team

NXT UK is set to tape a new batch of episodes from BT Sport Studios in London on Thursday. This is the first NXT UK taping since March 6 in Coventry.

Several members of the media were granted a tour of the new facility. TalkSPORT‘s Alex McCarthy shared several video clips and images of the set-up.

It was also noted that Shawn Michaels will lead the tapings virtually from the United States. Nigel McGuinness is expected to call the show virtually as well, with Andy Shepherd working in-studio. McGuinness has reportedly been furloughed since April.

New episodes of NXT UK are slated to air on the WWE Network on Thursday, September 17. WWE has aired “best of” match compilations and never-before-seen UK matches in the months leading up to the brand’s return.

Storylines will likely be reset following the six-month absence. UK Champion Walter, UK Women’s Champion Kay Lee Ray, and UK Tag Team Champions Wolfgang & Mark Coffey are expected to resume their roles. It will be interesting to see if Jordan Devlin and Joe Coffey are used as they were investigated and suspended, respectively, amid #SpeakingOut accusations. Travis Banks, Ligero, and Jack Gallagher were released.

Stay tuned to WrestlingNews.com for the latest on NXT UK.