WWE Introduces New Interactive RAW Branded Pay-Per-View To Air on Tuesday, October 19, 2004
STAMFORD, Conn., October 5, 2004 - World Wrestling Entertainment today announced that the first-ever Interactive Pay-Per-View, “Taboo Tuesday,” will air on Tuesday, October 19, at 8 p.m. (ET), and will take fan involvement in WWE events to a new level.
“Taboo Tuesday is the most revolutionary PPV concept in history,” said Kurt Schneider, Executive Vice President, Marketing. “The interactivity in Taboo Tuesday will put our fans in control of the action like never before.”
During the RAW-Branded “Taboo Tuesday,” viewers will control the fates of some of their favorite RAW Superstars. Using their personal computers to vote while logged on to wwe.com, some of the decisions fans will make during the PPV include:
• Which three Superstar contenders will challenge Triple H® for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.
• Which RAW Superstars will get a chance to face Chris Jericho® for the WWE Intercontinental Championship.
• The type of match in which RAW Superstars Randy Orton™ and Ric Flair® will compete.
• What attire the WWE Divas will wear during the Battle Royal™ for the WWE Women’s Championship.
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