'WWE Fanatic' Series Offers World Television Premieres on Pay-Per-View The Rock: The People's Champ premieres in October
The first installment in the WWE Fanatic Series will be The Rock: The People's Champ. WWE announcer Jonathan Coachman hosts this special pay-per-view edition of the top-selling video. The Rock will take fans in the ring, backstage and even to The Rock's hometown of Miami. It will also feature some of his greatest matches, promos and interviews. The Rock: The People's Champ premieres on October 1st on pay-per-view at a suggested retail price of $9.95. The Rock: The People's Champ is available throughout the month of October on pay-per-view in the United States and Canada. Cable and satellite subscribers can contact their provider.
"Pay-per-view has been one of the most successful ingredients in building the WWE brand and we're excited to use it as a medium to bring more WWE programming to our loyal fans," said Greg Castronuovo, vice president of marketing. "The WWE Fanatic Series is a great way for us to continue to grow our pay-per-view business."
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