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WWE, MBC sign MENA broadcast partnership

WWE and MBC Group have announced a major broadcast partnership that will see MBC’s VoD streaming service, Shahid, become the new home of WWE in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the rest of the MENA region. The partnership includes all WWE premium live events, kicking off with WrestleMania 38 on April 3rd and April […]

March 23, 2022By Nik Roseveare

WWE terminates Russian broadcast partnerships

WWE has ceased broadcasting in Russia and has also halted the availability of its SVoD platfrom, WWE Network, in the country following the invasion of Ukraine. WWE confirmed the move is a  statement saying: “WWE has terminated its partnership with Russian broadcaster Match and shut down WWE Network in Russia effective immediately.” “The move eliminates […]

March 4, 2022By Nik Roseveare

SN1, Content Arena record international TV coverage for Lega Basket

Lega Basket Serie A has announced a record in the international TV coverage of the 2021/22 LBA Serie A UnipolSai season thanks to 3 new agreements brokered by sports and media consultancy SN1 Trading and Content Arena, the software partner for media rights sales. In Europe, the league gained a new partner in Best4Sport, a […]

February 28, 2022

BT Sport, WWE host Enter The Universe in Wembley

WWE and BT Sport are teaming up for a special ‘Enter The Universe’ event on February 11th in Wembley, London. BT Sport will be enabling WWE fans to step into the action like never before; The special pop-up event on Wembley Way – famous walkway to the stadium – will give fans the chance to […]

February 8, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Xia Li to make WWE Smackdown debut

WWE has announced that Xia Li will make her much-anticipated debut during this Friday’s SmackDown (December 10th), live on BT Sport. Xia Li is the first female Chinese WWE Superstar on SmackDown – and the first Chinese woman to ever compete in a WWE ring. This Friday will be her on-screen debut since being drafted […]

December 8, 2021By Nik Roseveare

WWE debuts rebranded NXT

WWE revealed a fresh, new look and rebranded version of NXT on September 14th, as NXT 2.0 made its bow at the Capitol Wrestling Center in Winter Park, Florida. The vibrant rebrand was unveiled on the same night that Tommaso Ciampa was crowned the new NXT Champion after winning an exhilarating fatal 4-Way Match against Kyle O’Reilly, […]

September 15, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Australia: WWE, MATE launch original digital series

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 […]

May 4, 2021By Nik Roseveare

WWE NXT sees strong Tuesday premiere results

On the heels of last week’s NXT TakeOver: Stand and Deliver, which was the most-watched NXT TakeOver in history, WWE’s NXT made its Tuesday night premiere on April 13th on USA Network with impressive results across TV and social media. NXT was up +16 per cent YOY and had more viewers than the NBA game on TNT […]

April 14, 2021

USA Network & WWE’s NXT extend partnership

WWE and USA Network have announced a multi-year extension for NXT, which will move to Tuesday nights live on USA Network at 8/7c beginning April 13th. The new agreement for the live, weekly two-hour show furthers WWE and USA’s nearly three decade-long relationship. “We are incredibly proud of our three-decade partnership with WWE and in […]

March 30, 2021

Sportsnet and WWE expand agreement to include NXT

Sportsnet and WWE have announced an expanded agreement to air live broadcasts of NXT on Sportsnet 360 and SN NOW beginning on February 24th. Now airing live every Wednesday night on Sportsnet 360 and SN NOW, 52 weeks a year, NXT is revolutionizing the world of sports entertainment with innovative styles from trend-setting and unapologetic Superstars […]

February 22, 2021