Power Slap: TBS Pushes Back Premiere Of Reality Series From UFC Team After Dana White Incident  

tbs will air Power Slap: Road to the TitleA reality series based on a new sports league from Dana White, UFC President despite being caught on camera slapping his wife while on vacation.

However, Warner Bros. Discovery Networks pushed the series premiere back a week following the incident.

Deadline understands that TBS will air the first episode on 18 January. It was originally scheduled to air on 11 January. It has been replaced with a repeat in the schedule Young Sheldon.

Earlier today there were reports that the series had been postponed after being removed from the January 11 schedule.

Power Slap is a new sports league created by White, Lorenzo Fertitta and Craig Piligian, founders of Pilgrim Media, which runs the Unscripted division of Lionsgate. It focuses on competitive open-hand striking.

The league was formed in partnership with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and Endeavour. Competitors from around the world compete in the final stage to showcase their power, technique and resolve.

The eight-part series, produced by Pilgrim Media Group, cast in future Power Slap matches and world recognition, follows athletes competing to earn a spot in the first Power Slap rankings.

While on vacation, White was seen hitting his face in a Cabo San Lucas nightclub in Mexico after his wife, Anne, hit him. He apologized in a statement after the video was leaked to TMZ, calling it a “terrible” incident.

“There was a lot of alcohol involved, but that’s no excuse,” White told TMZ. “You’ve heard me say it over the years, there’s never an excuse for a man to put his hands on a woman, and now I’m on TMZ talking about it.”

tomorrow, deadline puzzled Endeavor is facing CEO Ari Emanuel, who has taken a hard line on the bad behavior of stars like Kanye West and Mel Gibson but has not publicly commented on the incident, which has one of Endeavour’s main business interests. is included. Endeavor now has a 100 percent controlling interest in the UFC.

White has been UFC chairman since 2001 when Lorenzo and Frank Fertitta purchased the company.