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Belgium: WWE, SBS content deal

March 6, 2019

WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) and SBS have announced a new agreement to broadcast WWE’s flagship programmes Raw and SmackDown in Belgium.

Starting this week, every Wednesday, the ZES channel will air a one-hour version of Raw followed by a one-hour version of SmackDown, both with Dutch-Flemish subtitles. Raw and SmackDown will also be available for catch-up viewing on SBS’s VoD platform.

“ZES stands for exciting, lean back and action-packed entertainment and that is exactly what WWE Raw and SmackDown have to offer,” said Miguel Casier, Head of Scheduling at ZES. “In addition, WWE is a popular, all-American competition that perfectly suits our baseline, ‘USA all day,’ and adds extra value to our brand.”

“SBS shares WWE’s vision and passion for engaging and entertaining our fans,” said Stefan Kastenmüller, WWE SVP & Group General Manager EMEA. “This partnership to televise Raw and SmackDown allows us to deliver action-packed, family-friendly entertainment and expands our reach in Belgium.”

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