Ring of Honor is set to air the 500th episode of ROH TV later this month.
ROH will celebrate their 500th episode with a three-hour block of free programming on STIRR’s ROH Best On The Planet channel, on Thursday, April 15. This will culminate with the exclusive premiere of the milestone 500th episode.
The block will air from 6pm until 8pm with 10 of the greatest matches in ROH TV history. The 500th episode will then premiere at 8pm, before it airs elsewhere over the weekend. The episode will feature partners facing off as ROH Pure Champion Jonathan Gresham defends against Jay Lethal. The main event of the show will be announced this Saturday at 11am via YouTube.
There will also be a Watch Party to go with the 500th episode, beginning at 8pm via Zoom for HonorClub members. The 500th episode pre-show will begin at 5:30pm ET on YouTube.
Stay tuned for more on ROH’s 500th episode celebration. Below is the full announcement issued by ROH today:
ROH TO PREMIERE 500TH EPISODE AND TWO-HOUR SPECIAL ON BEST ON THE PLANET
Ring of Honor celebrates the 500th episode of “Ring of Honor Wrestling” with a three-hour block of programming airing FREE on ROH Best On The Planet on Thursday, April 15, culminating with the exclusive premiere of the landmark episode.
ROH presents the 500th Episode Special from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Eastern, featuring 10 of the greatest matches in the show’s history, including: World’s Greatest Tag Team vs. Kings of Wrestling (the main event of Episode 1 in 2011); ROH World Champion Jay Briscoe vs. Matt Hardy; Steel Cage Warfare: ROH vs. S.C.U.M.; The Young Bucks vs. reDRagon vs. The Kingdom in a Street Fight; as well as matches featuring AJ Styles, Samoa Joe and Cody.
At 8 p.m., fans can watch the 500th episode before it airs elsewhere over the weekend. The show features two marquee matches, including ROH Pure Champion Jonathan Gresham defending against fellow Foundation member Jay Lethal in a dream match fans in ROH The Experience Facebook group said they wanted to see.
The main event for Episode 500 will be announced on Saturday at 11 a.m. on YouTube.
Best On The Planet is ROH’s FREE 24/7 streaming channel on the Live TV section of the STIRR and PLEX apps, which are available in all major app stores.
Also on April 15, ROH will host an Episode 500 watch party at 8 p.m. Eastern on Zoom exclusively for HonorClub members, and there will be a pre-show on YouTube at 5:30 p.m. Eastern.