NXT To Remain In Full Sail University, Extended Partnership Announced


NXT's weekly television show will remain in Full Sail University.

WWE and Full Sail University sent out a press release yesterday stating they have expanded their partnership. The company previously announced that NXT would remain in Full Sail throughout 2019 and it now appears there are no plans to take the weekly show on the road beyond the end of the calendar year either.

WWE (NYSE: WWE) and Full Sail University have expanded their partnership as NXT will now emanate weekly from Full Sail Live and air on Wednesday nights live on USA Network at 8/7c starting September 18,” the press release reads.

“With the latest announcement of NXT emanating from Full Sail Live each week and airing on the USA Network, we look forward to the expanded learning opportunities this will provide to our students,” said Full Sail University President, Garry Jones.

Full Sail University and WWE Expand Partnership

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WWE‘s relationship with the University goes beyond NXT, however. Yesterday’s press release also highlighted the scholarships and real-word experience WWE has awarded to students of the school:

“In addition, the partnership has resulted in hundreds of hours of practical production experience for more than 1,200 students, multiple career networking opportunities for students and grads, and WWE has granted more than $400,000 in scholarships to Full Sail University students, which are applied toward the recipient’s areas of study within the university. The partnership will continue to deliver real-world experience to students in all facets of broadcasting and television.”

The full press release can be read on Full Sail University’s website here.