Fans signing up to be part of the virtual audience for WWE’s upcoming events have been sent guidelines of what is expected of them if they are part of the broadcasts.
The following was sent to one of our readers, who registered to be part of the virtual fanbase for this Friday’s episode of SmackDown. An e-mail containing a link will be sent out the day of the show and seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis until they are full.
Below are the guidelines that were included in the e-mail:
All registered fans are further selected on a first-come, first-served basis. Please make sure you are camera ready. Remember, you will be appearing on a live show. We reserve the right to remove you from the live stream at any time, for any reason. The audience will be refreshed throughout the night and you may not be included in the entire broadcast. In addition, we may remove you from the live stream for any inappropriate conduct or technical issues. Watch the show through the stream on your device. Position yourself in front of your camera from your midsection up, leaving a little room above your head. Make sure you have good lighting. Only one fan permitted per seat. Your attire must be appropriate and must remain on at all times. Officially licensed WWE clothing is preferred, if available. We reserve the right to terminate your participation at our sole discretion if your attire contains any immoral graphics, images or text, any political statements, slogans, logos, graphics or other commercial identification of third-parties other than the WWE, its athletes and sponsors.
WWE’s experiment of utilizing a virtual fanbase begins this Friday on SmackDown as part of its WWE ThunderDome production structure from the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. The venue will be used for episodes of SmackDown, Monday Night Raw, and pay-per-views moving forward for at least the next two months.