WWE issued the following press release to ESPN explaining their decision to move forward with programming during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The company states that they believe it’s important to keep fans distracted in these trying times, and continue to bring families together and deliver a “sense of hope.” Check out the details below.
We believe it is now more important than ever to provide people with a diversion from these hard times. We are producing content on a closed set with only essential personnel in attendance following appropriate guidelines while taking additional precautions to ensure the health and wellness of our performers and staff. As a brand that has been woven into the fabric of society, WWE and its Superstars bring families together and deliver a sense of hope, determination and perseverance.