[04/04/12 - 01:02 PM]
Syfy Kicks Into High Gear When "Dream Machines" Premieres Tuesday, April 10 at 10PM With Guest Star 50 Cent Following "WWE(R) SuperSmackdown Live" at 8PM
Plus: WWE Superstar John Cena will also guest star in an upcoming episode of "Dream Machines."

[via press release from Syfy]


WWE(R) Superstar John Cena(R) to Guest Star on an Upcoming Episode of Dream Machines Enlisting the Parker Brothers to Create the "InCENArator," Unveiled Live on WWE Monday Night Raw on April 9 at 9PM on USA Network

NEW YORK - April 4, 2012 - Syfy will drive viewers to dream big and build bigger as its latest original reality series Dream Machines premieres on Tuesday, April 10 at 10PM (ET/PT) featuring guest star 50 Cent, immediately following WWE SuperSmackDown Live at 8 PM (ET/PT).

Dream Machines follows Florida-based brothers Marc and Shanon Parker, owners of Parker Brothers' Concepts, and their crackerjack crew as they take the most imaginative vehicles ever seen in movies, comic books, and TV shows, and engineer them into on-the-road realities. There's no design challenge too fantastical - or even impossible - for the brothers to take on, and each week they'll stop at nothing to create these one-of-a-kind "dream machines" for their vast array of celebrity and collector clients.

WWE Superstar John Cena will also guest star in an upcoming episode of Dream Machines enlisting the Parker Brothers to design the "InCENArator," a vehicle specifically built for the former World Champion. The custom made "InCENArator" will make its television debut on WWE Monday Night Raw on Monday, April 9 at 9PM (ET/PT) on USA Network live from Washington, DC.

WWE SuperSmackDown Live will feature WWE's biggest Superstars and Divas, including Randy Orton(R), Daniel Bryan(TM), Big Show(R), Sheamus(TM), Mark Henry(R), Wade Barrett(TM), Cody Rhodes(TM) and Alicia Fox(TM). The special will encore in SmackDown's regular time slot on Friday, April 13 at 8PM (ET/PT).

In the premiere episode of Dream Machines, entitled "50 Cent's Jet Car" - the first of a two part episode - the Parker Brothers have their hands full when rapper, actor and entrepreneur 50 Cent (a.k.a. Curtis Jackson) requests a one-of-a-kind formula one race car inspired by a futuristic space ship. In order to find inspiration for the design, Shanon must get over his fear of flying and challenge Marc to a mid-air dogfight in jet fighters. Back at the shop, design and fabrication collide when Shanon's creativity conflicts with Marc's practical ability to build the plans. Just as the car is coming together, a major design change combined with a harrowing new deadline could make the Parker Brothers' build crash and burn.

Dream Machines is produced by Triage Entertainment with Steve Kroopnick (Iron Chef America) serving as executive producer. Steve Nigg (American Chopper, UFO Hunters) is co-executive producer.

About Syfy

Syfy is a media destination for imagination-based entertainment. With year round acclaimed original series, events, blockbuster movies, classic science fiction and fantasy programming, a dynamic Web site (www.Syfy.com), and a portfolio of adjacent business (Syfy Ventures), Syfy is a passport to limitless possibilities. Originally launched in 1992 as SCI FI Channel, and currently in more than 98 million homes, Syfy is a network of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies. (Syfy. Imagine greater.)

About WWE

WWE, a publicly traded company (NYSE: WWE), is an integrated media organization and recognized leader in global entertainment. The company consists of a portfolio of businesses that create and deliver original content 52 weeks a year to a global audience. WWE is committed to family friendly entertainment on its television programming, pay-per-view, digital media and publishing platforms. WWE programming is broadcast in more than 145 countries and 30 languages and reaches more than 600 million homes worldwide. The company is headquartered in Stamford, Conn., with offices in New York, Los Angeles, Miami, London, Mumbai, Shanghai, Singapore, Istanbul and Tokyo.

Additional information on WWE (NYSE: WWE) can be found at wwe.com and corporate.wwe.com. For information on our global activities, go to http://www.wwe.com/worldwide/.

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  [april 2012]  


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