WWE released the following:
G4 and WWE present a new series called “Arena”
New monthly series, Arena, challenges rivals to solve their problems while competing in a series of chaotic challenges – hosted by WWE Superstar Xavier Woods and G4 host Gina Darling
June 23, 2022
LOS ANGELES–G4 and WWE®, today announced that they are teaming up to release a new content series, in partnership with Xfinity, titled “Arena,” a monthly show where the world of streamers, celebrities , pro-athletes and WWE Superstars will collide and enter the G4 Arena to solve their personal / professional problems with a gauntlet of chaotic and hilarious challenges.
From the content studio that is home to Legacy shows such as “Attack of the Show!”, “XPlay” and “Name Your Price” – G4 is no stranger to providing fans with content that resonates. Hosted by WWE Superstar Xavier Woods (AKA Austin Creed) and G4 host Gina Darling, the series will feature top internet personalities including popular Twitch streamers QTCinderella and Myth, who enter the arena to air their personal grievances for Episode 1.
“WWE® is known for providing quality entertainment to its loyal fan base and we are thrilled to partner with them to bring this content to life and shine a spotlight on a mix of impressive talent,” said the G4 Chairman. , Russell Arons. “The G4 network creates a fusion between the worlds of gaming and popular culture. With Arena, we’re making a comedic collision for WWE fans, streamers and celebrities with a monthly series on TV, YouTube and Twitch where rivalries will be resolved once and for all.
“All of our work on UpUpDownDown over the past seven years has brought us to this moment where we will see the worlds of wrestling and gaming collide,” said Arena host Xavier Woods. I’m thrilled to partner with G4 and look forward to surprising our UpUpDownDown fans with new faces in the game every month.
Fans won’t want to miss the premiere on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT on G4’s Twitch channel and WWE’s UpUpDownDown YouTube channel. New episodes of Arena will air monthly and feature two new guests to settle their qualms once and for all, with help from WWE Superstars like Becky Lynch, Seth Rollins and more. During the first challenge of each episode, the unbeatable advantage presented by Xfinity will be awarded to the winning contestant and will provide them with the precious time for the final challenge.
“Just as Xfinity gives our customers unbeatable internet with supersonic Wi-Fi speeds and strong connections, we’re also excited to give attendees an unbeatable advantage during Arena episodes,” said Matt Lederer, vice-president. President of Brand Partnerships for Xfinity. “We look forward to seeing how competitors use the time bonus in their competitions throughout the Arena Series.”
For more information on Arena, visit http://www.g4tv.com.
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