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WWE Network debuting new cruiserweight series this month


Cruiserweights are once again coming to the WWE Network.

WWE announced on Wednesday that "205 Live," an hour-long weekly in-ring series showcasing the cruiserweight division, would be premiering on Tuesday, November 29th at 10 p.m. ET.

Cruiserweight Champion Brian Kendrick, TJ Perkins, Cedric Alexander, Rich Swann, Akira Tozawa (billed as Tozawa), Jack Gallagher, Gran Metalik, Noam Dar, Lince Dorado, The Bollywood Boyz (Harv & Gurv Sihra), and HoHo Lun were advertised as part of the series. Mauro Ranallo and Corey Graves will be on commentary for the show.

“205 Live is a natural progression to showcase the depth of our roster,” Paul Levesque (Triple H) said. “With world-class talent such as Brian Kendrick, TJ Perkins, and Rich Swann, 205 Live will be a must-see program on WWE Network.”

The addition of the series comes after the Cruiserweight Classic proved to be a success over the summer. WWE previously teased the show in a survey sent to Network subscribers and mentioned it as a possible addition to new pricing tiers that were being considered.

UPDATE: Dave Meltzer notes that the new show will be done live from the SmackDown tapings on Tuesday nights and Talking Smack will now air at 11 p.m. ET. At this point the cruiserweights will still work Raw and shoot angles for the show the next night.