France: WWE FTA on L’Équipe
March 5, 2018
By Nik Roseveare
WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) and L’Équipe, the French free TV channel dedicated to sport, have announced a new agreement to broadcast WWE’s flagship weekly programme Raw on free-to-air television in France.
From March 10th, L’Équipe channel la chaine L’Équipe will air a one-hour version of Raw at on Saturday mornings with an additional re-air on Saturday nights, all with French commentary.
“We are delighted to partner with WWE, renowned all over the world for its high-quality TV programmes,” said Arnaud de Courcelles, L’Équipe TV Director. “La chaine L’Équipe is happy to offer Raw to its viewers, which is a mix of spectacular sport and entertainment!”
“We are thrilled to partner with L’Équipe and expand our reach on their popular channel in France,” added Michelle Wilson, WWE Co-President. “This partnership to deliver localised WWE programming allows us to provide our unique blend of action-packed, family-friendly entertainment to WWE fans throughout the country.”
Raw will also be available on L’Équipe’s TV Everywhere platform for authenticated subscribers, and on its 7-day catch-up VoD service.