The Afterburn logo, also used as the mid program bumper.
|Created by||Vince McMahon|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of episodes||662 (as of Jan 17, 2015)|
|Camera setup||Multicamera setup|
|Running time||60 minutes (including commercials)|
|Picture format||480i (SDTV)
|Original run||May 25, 2002– September 3, 2005 (still airs in international markets)|
|Related shows||Bottom Line
Free For All
WWE Afterburn is a syndicated American television program produced by WWE which recaps events taking place on SmackDown. Along with Bottom Line it replaced WWE's previous syndicated highlight show, Jakked. The show ran from May 2002 until September 2005 in the US, broadcasting 172 episodes domestically before being removed from syndication. The show continues to run in some international markets, with it being televised in South Africa, Italy and South Asia.
Middle East, Malaysia and South Africa
WWE Afterburn still airs on MBC Action on Sunday evenings in the Middle East. It airs at 8pm in Saudi Arabia, and airs in the United Arab Emirates at 9pm. In Malaysia, Afterburn debuted on May 6, 2011. It aired every Friday at 11pm on Astro SuperSport 3, but now airs every Friday at 10pm. The show airs on eKasi+ in South Africa on Fridays at 10pm with a repeat the following Wednesday afternoon at 1.30pm.
In Australia, WWE Afterburn debuted in 2008 on Channel Nine. Afterburn was the only free-to-air WWE show in Australia at the time, with Raw, SmackDown, NXT and Superstars all airing on Fox8. Afterburn had a time slot 1pm every Sunday, before being moved to 12am every Tuesday. WWE Afterburn aired 132 episodes in Australia before being removed from syndication on July 28, 2010. Afterburn was replaced with a similar show titled WWE Experience starting November 4. Afterburn no longer airs in Australia. In December 2014, Afterburn returned and was broadcast on 7mate
Fill in guest hosts
|2005||Michael Cole and Tazz|
WWE Afterburn was broadcast from May 2002 to September 2005, before it was removed from syndication in the US. The show still airs in international markets to fulfil programming commitments.
|Arab world||MBC Action||Sundays, 8pm.|
|Bangladesh||TEN Sports||Mondays, 5:30pm, 11pm. Tuesdays, 8am.|
|Bhutan||TEN Sports||Wednesdays, 5:30pm.|
|Cyprus||LTV1||Thursdays, 7pm. Mondays, 6pm.|
|India||TEN Sports||Mondays, 5pm, 10:30pm. Tuesdays, 7:30am.|
|Ireland||Sky Sports||Sundays, 9am, 10pm.|
|Italy||GXT||Sundays, 9:05am. Mondays, 2:15 pm, 8:50pm. Tuesdays, 2:15 pm. Wednesdays, 2:15pm. Fridays, 2:15pm.|
|France||Canal+ and Canal+ Sport (France)||Fridays, 6am. Wednesdays, 7:10am. Sundays, 7:10am.|
|Pakistan||TEN Sports||Tuesdays, 11:30am, 9:30pm.|
|Philippines||Fox Channel Asia||Fridays, 9:50pm.|
|Portugal||Sport TV||Wednesdays, 6pm.|