WWE Moving Forward with NXT Kids Show
– We noted back in the summer that a WWE production worker had uploaded a pilot for a “WWE NXT Kids” show to Vimeo but quickly deleted it once word got out. The pilot featured kids interviewing wrestlers and doing commentary with Corey Graves.
It looks like WWE is moving forward with the “NXT Kids” project. A new casting notice on Backstage.com reads like this:
PRODUCTION DESCRIPTION: WWE NXT is casting a pilot for a new wrestling show aimed at kids.
REHEARSAL AND PRODUCTION DATES & LOCATIONS: Production will be taking place monthly on Thursday nights at Full Sail University in Orlando, FL.
SEEKING TALENT: Males & Females, ages 7-14, All Ethnicities
ROLE DESCRIPTION: Announcers & Interviewers: (Supporting) with high energy. Must be personable, lively, quick on their feet and a good talker. Kids should have an understanding/familiarity with WWE, World Wrestling Entertainment programming. Kids will be acting as announcers/backstage interviewers/presenters.
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