ECW World Television Championship
|ECW World Television Championship|
The final ECW World Television Championship title belt design
|Date established||August 12, 1992|
|Date retired||April 11, 2001|
|Promotion||Extreme Championship Wrestling|
The ECW World Television Championship was a professional wrestling television championship in Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW). It was introduced in National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) affiliate and ECW precursor, Eastern Championship Wrestling in 1992 but was established under ECW in 1994. It served as the second highest ranked title in the ECW.
The ECW World Television Championship was introduced on August 12, 1992 under Eastern Championship Wrestling, the precursor to ECW as the Eastern Championship Wrestling Television Championship. At the time Eastern Championship Wrestling was a member of the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA). In September 1994, Eastern Championship Wrestling seceded from the National Wrestling Alliance, and became Extreme Championship Wrestling. The title then became known as the Extreme Championship Wrestling World Television Championship  The title continued to be defended within the promotion until April 2001, when ECW closed down. ECW's assets were subsequently purchased by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). In 2006, WWE relaunched the ECW franchise as a WWE brand that remained active until 2010 but did not bring back the title, choosing only to revive the ECW World Heavyweight Championship.
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