Australia: WWE, MATE launch original digital series
May 4, 2021
By Nik Roseveare
WWE is extending its localised digital productions into Australia with the launch of WWE Now Down Under, presented in partnership with Australian telco, MATE.
Starting on May 6th, WWE Now Down Under will deliver original content tailored for WWE’s fanbase in Australia via YouTube and Facebook platforms, regional Instagram and Twitter channels, and WWE’s main website.
Hosted by sports presenter Samantha Riches, WWE Now Down Under will launch with an initial run of nine weekly episodes featuring content with a distinctive Australian connection. This includes exclusive interviews and behind-the-scenes content with Australian WWE talent across WWE’s main brands of Raw, SmackDown and NXT such as WWE Raw Women’s Champion Rhea Ripley, Toni Storm, Murphy and Bronson Reed. It will also include appearances by Australian athletes and celebrities.
MATE will support their partnership of the series through access to digital WWE content and will be represented in WWE Now Down Under programming and on social platforms.