First Look At ‘WWE: Nex Gen’ Series Premiering April 1 on Roku, John Cena Executive Producing

Last year, WWE announced their plans to film a new docuseries following the journey of several men and women as they look to become WWE Superstars. As per the original press release, this docuseries is set to air eight episodes, highlighting both the challenges and triumphs as WWE narrows down the pool of hopefuls from thousands to a select few.

WWE: Next Gen

Earlier today, WWE confirmed that the series, titled “WWE: Next Gen,” will stream for free on the Roku Channel beginning next Monday, April 1. 

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Per the series’ official trailer, Matt Bloom, Big E, and WWE Hall of Famer Shawn Michaels will act as the coaches throughout the grueling recruitment and training process. “WWE: Next Gen” will also feature special appearances from Bianca Belair, “The Nature Boy” Ric Flair, and WWE Chief Content Officer Paul “Triple H” Levesque. 

Executive producers for the project include the likes of Arthur Smith, Frank Sinton, Ian Mallahan, Dan Baime,  and 16-time world champion John Cena, who can also be seen giving a pep talk to several of the WWE hopefuls in the trailer.

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Cena’s Excitement

After filming for “WWE: Next Gen” went underway last year, John Cena stated that he was particularly excited to be a part of this exclusive series.

“Millions around the world watch and dream of it, but only a handful of extraordinary individuals can become a WWE Superstar. I am so excited to bring ‘[WWE: Next Gen]’ to The Roku Channel and look forward to giving viewers an exclusive all-access perspective on how the WWE turns the dreams of talented young people into a reality,” Cena previously told The Hollywood Reporter.

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