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WCW Thunder reportedly coming to the WWE Network next week


WCW’s Thursday night show is reportedly heading to the WWE Network next week.

WWE Network News is reporting that WCW Thunder will be coming to the WWE Network on March 19. It currently isn’t known which episodes are going up first, or how many would be added. One would assume it would start at the beginning.

Earlier reports indicated that the show would be uploaded to the WWE Network back in September, but they were never uploaded. There had been speculation that the recent Raven and Buff Bagwell lawsuit may have impeded the release. That suit was dismissed back in December.

WCW Thunder was a two hour show on TBS that started in early 1998. It was originally meant to be the home base for the WCW brand, with the nWo taking over the Nitro slot on TNT. When ratings for a test run of nWo Nitro flopped, the plan was abandoned and Thunder became a secondary show, with most of the top talent not appearing on the program. 

When the final episode of the show aired on March 21, 2001, it marked the end of almost 30 years of professional wrestling on TBS.