FCW (TV series)

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Created bySteve Keirn
Vince McMahon
StarringFCW roster
Opening theme"Monster Rock" by Tony Clarke
Country of originUnited States
No. of seasons4
No. of episodes197
Camera setupMulticamera setup
Running time60 minutes (including commercials)
Original networkBright House Sports Network (2008–2012)
Picture format480i (SDTV)
Original releaseOctober 5, 2008 (2008-10-05)[1] –
July 15, 2012 (2012-07-15)[2]
Related showsWWE NXT
External links

FCW is a professional wrestling television program for Florida Championship Wrestling, WWE's developmental territory, based on the independent Championship Wrestling from Florida (CWF) promotion that lasted from 1961 to 1987.[3] It debuted on October 5, 2008 on Bright House Sports Network in Tampa Bay and Central Florida and ran for close to four years until it aired its final episode on July 15, 2012.[4] Its concept was merged with WWE NXT, where developmental wrestlers were previously appearing, in its sixth season.

Show history[edit]

Special episodes[edit]

Episode Date Notes
FCW October 5, 2008 Series debut.
FCW 100th episode August 29, 2010 Celebrated the show's 100th episode.
March of Champions March 13, 2011 All of the developmental championships and accomplishments on the line.
FCW: The Final Episode July 15, 2012 Series finale.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "FCW TV #1". Cagematch.net. Retrieved 2012-11-14.
  2. ^ "FCW TV #197". Cagematch.net. Retrieved 2012-11-14.
  3. ^ "Florida Championship Wrestling unveils new arena in Tampa, Fla". WWE. 2008-07-07. Retrieved 2008-07-08. From the birth of the promotion in the 1960s, until 1987, “Florida Championship Wrestling” was regarded as one of the premier wrestling territories in the country...Florida Championship Wrestling is now an official developmental territory of World Wrestling Entertainment. FCW and the WWE are proud to bring back Florida Championship Wrestling.
  4. ^ Wrestling with the future (News report). Tampa, Florida: WTVT. 2007-12-06. Retrieved 2007-12-07.