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WWE bringing SmackDown to Berlin

WWE, part of TKO Group Holding, has announced that due to the incredible early pre-registration response for Bash in Berlin – the first-ever major WWE Premium Live Event to be held in Germany – one of the company’s weekly flagship TV shows, SmackDown, will also emanate from the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Berlin, Germany, the night […]

November 20, 2023By Nik Roseveare

France to host WWE Backlash

WWE, part of TKO Group Holdings, has announced that WWE Backlash France will be the first-ever WWE Premium Live Event to be held in France, emanating from the LDLC Arena in Lyon-Decines on May 4th 2024. Additionally, SmackDown will emanate from the LDLC Arena on May 3rd 2024, marking the first time SmackDown will broadcast […]

November 16, 2023

WWE SmackDown signs USA Network deal

WWE, now part of TKO Group Holdings, and NBCUniversal have agreed to a five-year domestic media rights partnership in the US that will bring Friday Night SmackDown back to USA Network beginning October 2024. Additionally, beginning in the 2024/25 season, WWE will produce four primetime specials per year that will air on NBC, marking the […]

September 21, 2023By Nik Roseveare

WWE Live returns to UK this October

Following the record-seting Money in the Bank event at London’s O2, WWE Live will return to UK arenas this autumn. The WWE superstars will present a Sunday Stunner show at London’s OVO Arena Wembley on October 29th, following which they’ll head to Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena on October 20th and the OVO Hydro in Glasgow on […]

July 10, 2023By Nik Roseveare

WWE Superstars talk binging, video games and more

The WWE Superstars have descended upon London for two night of hard-hitting action at The O2. First up are the Smackdown TV tapings, followed by the entertaniment behemoth’s first Premium Live Event to be held in England in 31 years – Money in the Bank. Advanced-Television spoke with a number of superstars about their TV […]

June 30, 2023By Nik Roseveare

WWE Superstars arrive in London for Money in the Bank

WWE Superstars Kevin Owens, Sami Zayn, Bianca Belair (pictured), Ridge Holland, LA Knight, Bayley and many more have arrived in London ahead of Money in the Bank, WWE’s first Premium Live Event in the capital in over two decades, taking place at The O2 Arena on July 1st. The Superstars will first be entertaining thousands of fans at […]

June 30, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Redmond expands WWE on-screen role

WWE has announced that Jackie Redmond will take on an expanded role with the company beginning this on July 1st. Redmond will serve as a backstage interviewer for Monday Night Raw, alongside Byron Saxton. Additionally, she will join Kayla Braxton to co-host WWE’s premium live event kickoff shows with Booker T and Peter Rosenberg. Redmond […]

June 27, 2023

Roman Reigns heading to UK for SmackDown, Money in the Bank

WWE has announced that Undisputed WWE Universal Champion, the Head of the Table Roman Reigns, will appear live at The O2 in London for both SmackDown (on June 30th) and the Money In The Bank Premium Live Event (on July 1st). This marks the first time ever that SmackDown will broadcast live and in primetime […]

May 17, 2023By Nik Roseveare

WWE Q1 “off to a strong start”

WWE has reported that Q1 2023 revenue decreased 11 per cent to $297.6 million (€269.3m), attributed primarily to a shift in the timing of the staging of a large-scale international event, which occurred in Q1 2022 but is next scheduled to occur in the Q2 2023 WWE premium live events in the quarter (Royal Rumble […]

May 4, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Germany: WWE, ProSieben MAXX expand content deal

ProSieben MAXX and WWE have announced a new multi-year agreement to televise WWE’s flagship programmes Raw and SmackDown, and, for the first time, NXT in German on ProSieben MAXX. This means that ProSieben MAXX will remain the free TV home of WWE and expand the partnership that has existed since 2014. The deal marks a double-digit […]

March 22, 2023By Nik Roseveare