WWE Deemed ‘Essential Business’ in Florida, Allowed to Resume TV Production

Published on Apr 15, 2020

WWE Deemed ‘Essential Business’ in Florida, Allowed to Resume TV Production

WWE will be allowed to continue filming its weekly television shows after Florida governor Ron DeSantis declared the sports entertainment brand is an “essential business” amid the state’s stay-at-home order caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

“I think initially there was a review that was done and they were not initially deemed an essential business,” Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings said at a press conference Monday, per the Miami Herald. “With some conversation with the governor’s office regarding the governor’s [stay-at-home] order, they were deemed an essential business. Therefore, they were allowed to remain open.”

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Author: Joe Otterson