WWE Network To Offer Free 24-Hour Marathon

The WWE Network said Monday it will celebrate its one-year anniversary with a free 24-hour marathon beginning tonight (Feb. 23).

The over-the-top streaming service, which launch on Feb. 24, 2014, will offer a “best of” package of programming streamed for free on WWE.com and through the WWE App with no WWE account or credit card required, immediately following tonight’s Monday Night Raw, the WWE said.

The programming marathon will feature exclusive WWE Network programs, including groundbreaking NXT TakeOver events, original series such as Monday Night War and Legends House, WWE Network specials including The Stone Cold Podcast with Special Guests Vince McMahon and Triple H and Journey to WrestleMania 30: Daniel Bryan.

The WWE Network, which surpassed the 1 million subscriber mark last month, is already in the midst of a free one month offer to new subscribers that ends Saturday (Feb. 28)

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R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.