LITTLETON, Colo.--(ENTERTAINMENT WIRE)--Aug. 13, 1999--EchoStar
Communications Corp. (NASDAQ: DISH, DISHP) announced today that DISH
Network™ will premiere two of the hottest and ugliest wrestling
events of the summer on DISH-On-Demand: World Championship Wrestling's
Road Wild on Aug. 14 and World Wrestling Federation's SummerSlam on
WCW Road Wild '99 Date: Aug. 14, 1999 Time: 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT Cost: $29.95 How to Order: Order Road Wild by remote! Simply highlight "WCW Road Wild" on the Electronic Program Guide and push the "Select" button.
Live from Sturgis, S.D., and roaring through the downtown streets
from one of the most famous and biggest biker rallies of the year,
comes WCW's Road Wild. Some wild matches include: WCW World
Heavyweight Title Match with Hollywood Hogan vs. Kevin Nash, plus
Celebrity Grudge Match with "Macho Man" Randy Savage and Gorgeous
George vs. Dennis Rodman. And with any DISH-On-Demand Road Wild
purchase, customers will have the opportunity to receive a Road Wild
'99 fanny pack.
WWF SummerSlam Date: Aug. 22, 1999 Time: 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT Cost: $29.95 How to Order: Order SummerSlam by remote! Simply highlight "WWF SummerSlam" on the Electronic Program Guide and push the "Select" button.
This year's WWF SummerSlam features the imminent return of the
famed Jesse "The Body" Ventura, now Minnesota's governor, to guest
referee the event live from the Target Center in Minneapolis. Some
slamming matches include: "Stone Cold" Steve Austin vs. Chyna, WWF
Hardcore Championship Match with Big Bossman vs. Al Snow with Pepper,
plus WWF Women's Championship Match with Ivory vs. Tori. And with any
DISH-On-Demand SummerSlam purchase customers will have the opportunity
to receive a limited edition "Stone Cold" Steve Austin Funny Car
DISH-On-Demand offers world TV premiere movies and a variety of
special events, from concerts to boxing to wrestling. Find out more
information about DISH-On-Demand by visiting www.dishnetwork.com.
DISH Network™ is EchoStar's state-of-the-art
direct-broadcast-satellite system that offers customers 350 channels
of digital video and CD-quality audio programming, fully MPEG-2/DVB
compliant hardware and installation. DISH Network is a trademark of
EchoStar Communications Corporation. DISH Network currently serves
over 2.7 million customers.
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