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UPN turns to WWF in hopes of ratings boost

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In an attempt to lift UPN out of its ratings doldrums, the struggling broadcast network will air professional wrestling in prime time--"WWF Smackdown," a 2-hour event to be aired April 29, the first day of the May sweeps. The show is produced by Titan Sports and the World Wrestling Federation.

Copyright April 1999, Crain Communications Inc.

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