Among the week’s highlights is a new Drew & A on Wednesday, featuring Drew McIntyre’s interview with “Stone Cold” Steve Austin. The Texas Rattlesnake takes his turn in the guest’s chair as he and McIntyre engage in a wide-ranging conversation detailing Austin’s rivalry with The Rock, his hosting duties on The Broken Skull Sessions and more.
After holding the NXT UK Women’s Title for more than 620 days, Kay Lee Ray will find out the next challenger to her crown this Thursday when Xia Brookside, Isla Dawn, Jinny, Emilia McKenzie and Dani Luna square off in a Five-Woman Gauntlet Match on NXT UK. Which Superstar will survive to the end and earn an opportunity against the dominant “Forever Champion”?
The next installment of WWE Network Documentaries’ WWE Icons series, profiling newly inducted WWE Hall of Famer Rob Van Dam and premiering Sunday, will truly be one of a kind. Get an in-depth look at RVD’s life story and groundbreaking career, from his days competing in the rough-and-tumble Extreme Championship Wrestling to his rise to championship glory in WWE.
Then on Sunday night comes the main event: WrestleMania Backlash, featuring a loaded lineup that includes Universal Champion Roman Reigns vs. Cesaro, WWE Champion Bobby Lashley vs. Drew McIntyre vs. Braun Strowman, SmackDown Women’s Champion Bianca Belair vs. Bayley and more. Live coverage from the WWE ThunderDome begins with the Kickoff at 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT. There will also be a special WrestleMania Backlash preview edition of WWE’s The Bump, streaming live at 1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT.
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This Week’s Schedule
** = available on the Free Version of WWE Network
Monday, May 10
Raw Talk** – 11:05 p.m. ET
Tuesday, May 11
The Best of WWE: Best of WWE Backlash: Part 2**
Thursday, May 13
This Week in WWE
Friday, May 14
205 Live – 10 p.m. ET
Saturday, May 15
WWE Main Event (4/29/21)
ICW Fight Club 171
wXw We Love Wrestling #8
Sunday, May 16
Friday Night SmackDown (4/16/21)**
La Previa: WrestleMania Backlash**
Ultimate WrestleMania Backlash**
WWE Icons: Rob Van Dam
WWE Icons Revisited: Rob Van Dam**
WWE’s The Bump** – 1 p.m. ET
WrestleMania Backlash Kickoff** – 6 p.m. ET
WrestleMania Backlash – 7 p.m. ET