Dana White’s Power Slap taken off broadcast schedule.
UPDATE – According to Andrew Marchand, the programming will just be delayed to Jan. 18, not canceled as some had originally thought was happening.
According to Jeremy Botter, who reached out to the network, the show has been removed from the broadcasting schedule.
“A Warner Media source tells me Dana White’s Power Slap series is no longer listed on any internal programming schedules and all ad spots have been dropped. The death of the deal, I’m told, is basically just paperwork at this point,” he tweeted on Thursday.
Damon Martin also confirmed the news with sources and noted that the DWPS website had been removed from TBS’ official site.
TBS pulls Dana White’s Power Slap show after TMZ video leaked
“Dana White’s Power Slap League has been removed from the TBS programming schedule ahead of its expected launch on Jan. 11. The Power Slap page was also removed from the TBS website Warner Media has not responded to multiple messages asking for comment,” he tweeted.
This comes after a video surfaced of White slapping his wife Anne multiple times during a physical altercation.
White issued an apology via TMZ.
“I’m one of the guys, you’ve heard me say for years, there’s never, ever an excuse for guy to put his hands on a woman, and now here I am on TMZ talking about it,” White said. “My wife and I have been married for almost 30 years, we’ve known each other since we were 12 years old. We’ve obviously been through some s*** together, we’ve got three kids and this is one of those situations that’s horrible, I’m embarrassed, but it’s also one of those situations that right now, we’re more concerned about our kids.
“We have three kids and obviously since the video popped up, we’ve shown the kids the video. We’re more focused on our family right now. People are going to have opinions on this, and most of the people’s opinions would be right, especially in my case. You don’t put your hands on a woman ever. My wife and I love each other, we’ve been together for a very long time. We’ve known each other since we were very little, and this is just one of those unfortunate situations.”