FOX Sports Latin America and WWE announce 5 year television deal

 
 

FOX Sports Latin America and WWE today revealed a five-year multi-channel agreement which will make WWE programming available in 56 million homes on various FOX Sports and FOX Premium platforms across all of Latin America, including Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Colombia and Venezuela. The partnership will offer more than 480 hours of original WWE content per year.

Starting Monday, October 6, FOX Sports will feature a live broadcast of WWE’s flagship program Monday Night Raw. Additional original WWE programming including SmackDown, Main Event, NXT and WWE Vintage Collection will be shown on a weekly basis on FOX Sports, FOX Sports 2 and the regional digital platform, FOX Play while WWE’s pay-per-view specials will be available via FOX’s Premium offers in Latin America and on FOX Play in Brazil.

“We are very excited to build this new strategic partnership with a leading global entertainment brand such as WWE,” said Francisco Pazmino, Senior Vice President Programming and Acquisitions, FOX Sports Latin America. “No doubt this long-term partnership will give us the opportunity to continue to strengthen our content line-up, offering our fans in the region a strong and consistent weekly schedule of WWE programming through our portfolio of channels.”

Gerrit Meier, Executive Vice President International, WWE, said, “The combination of WWE’s passionate fan base across Latin America plus FOX’s extensive distribution channels in the region will prove to be mutually beneficial. This important partnership will allow us to engage audiences of all ages with compelling family sports entertainment programming and further grow the WWE fan base.”