After a 13-year hiatus, World Wrestling Entertainment's (WWE) hit sensation Saturday Night's Main Event
returns to NBC on Saturday, March 18. This two-hour special presentation that made international stars out of Hulk Hogan
, Andre the Giant and Jesse "The Body" Ventura, will herald the NBC primetime debut of WWE's newest crop of superstars.
The show will feature Monday Night RAW
grapplers WWE Champion John Cena
, 10-time world champion Triple H
, and Women's Champion Trish Stratus
, along with Shawn Michaels
, Diva and Playboy Cover Girl Candice Michelle
, Shane McMahon and the indomitable WWE Chairman, Mr. McMahon, among others.
Stepping into the ring from Friday Night SmackDown, will be World Heavyweight Champion Kurt Angle
, Randy Orton
, and Rey Mysterio
, making this event a showcase for the best of the best in the WWE.
"The original Saturday Night Main Event was a pop culture phenomenon with a rich history of big moments," said Vince McMahon. "We promise to make the new Main Event in primetime on NBC even bigger and better."