|Created by||Vince McMahon|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of episodes||563 (as of March 2, 2013)|
|Camera setup||Multicamera setup|
|Running time||60 minutes (including commercials)|
MBC Action (2012 – present)
|Picture format||480i (SDTV)|
|Original run||May 25, 2002 – 2005 (still airs in international markets)|
|Related shows||Bottom Line
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WWE Afterburn is a WWE syndicated television show which recaps events taking place on SmackDown. Along with Bottom Line it replaced WWE's previous syndicated highlight show, Jakked. The show was broadcast in the USA from May 2002 to September 2005 when it was removed from syndication.
WWE Afterburn still airs in international markets to fulfill programming commitments. It is broadcast in Germany on Sky Sport, the UK on Sky Sports, in South Africa on Supersport, in Indonesia on Lativi, in South Asia on TEN Sports, in Italy on GXT, in Philippines on Solar Sports, Portugal on Sporttv 3, and in Malaysia on Astro Supersports 3. In January 2009, South African satellite provider DStv relinquished all WWE broadcast rights and Afterburn moved to free channel e.tv. WWE Afterburn airs on e.tv on Mondays at 10.30pm with a repeat the following afternoon on Tuesdays at 1.30pm.
United Kingdom Television Schedules
In Australia, WWE Afterburn debuted, 2008 on Channel Nine. Afterburn was the only free-to-air WWE show in Australia back then as Raw, SmackDown, NXT, Superstars and Vintage Collection are on Fox8. Afterburn was moved from 1pm Sundays to 12am Tuesdays. WWE Afterburn hasn't aired on Channel Nine since July 28 2010. One and the high-definition simulcast (Ten's 24/7 sports channel) has announced that they would broadcast a show similar called WWE Experience starting November 4. The show will broadcast every Thursday at 8:30 on One in Australia. Afterburn no longer airs in Australia.
In Malaysia, WWE Afterburn debuted on May 6, 2011. It airs every Friday from 11.00 pm to 12.00 am on Astro SuperSport 3 (Astro Channel 817), but later changed the timeslot to 10.00 pm.
WWE Afterburn is broadcast on Mondays at 10.30pm with repeats airing on Tuesdays at 1.30pm.
|2002 – 2003||Ivory|
|2003 – 2009||Josh Mathews|
|2009 – 2011||Jack Korpela|
|2011 – 2012||Matt Striker|
|2012 – 2013||Tony Dawson|
Fill in guest hosts
|2005||Michael Cole & Tazz|
|2008 – 2009||Jack Korpela|
WWE Afterburn was broadcast in the USA from May 2002 to September 2005 when it was removed from syndication.
WWE Afterburn still airs in international markets to fulfill programming commitments
|Arab world||MBC Action||Sunday, 8.00 p.m.|
|Austria||Sky Sport||Fridays at 5:00 p.m., 10:00 p.m. & Mondays at 5:00 p.m.|
|Bangladesh||TEN Sports||Monday, 1730 BST & 2300 BST & Tuesday, 800 BST|
|Bhutan||TEN Sports||Wednesday, 5:30 p.m|
|Cyprus||LTV1||Thursdays, 7 pm & Replays Mondays, 6 pm|
|Germany||Sky Sport 2, Sky Sport HD 2||Tuesdays at 11:00 & 17:00 & 22:00|
|India||TEN Sports||Monday, 1700 IST, 2230 IST & Tuesday, 0730 IST|
|Ireland||Sky Sports||Sunday, 09:00 & Sunday, 22:00|
|Italy||GXT||Sunday h. 9.05 am, Monday h. 2.15 pm, h. 8.50 pm - Tuesday h. 2.15 pm, Wednesday & Friday h. 2.15
|France||Canal+ and Canal+ Sport (France)||Friday, 6:00 am, Wednesday, midnight and Sunday, 07:10 am|
|Pakistan||TEN Sports||Tuesdays 11:30 am and 9:30 pm PST|
|Portugal||Sport TV||Wednesday, 6:00 pm|
|Malaysia||Astro Malaysia||Friday, 10:00 pm|
|United Kingdom||Sky Sports 3||Monday, 11:00pm|
-  "WWE After Burn (debuts in syndication on Saturday and Sunday, May 25 and 26, check local listings)"