WWE and MTV Oy yesterday inked a new partnership to broadcast highlights of WWE’s flagship programs Raw and SmackDown on free-to-air television for the first time in Finland.
A one-hour version of Raw will be broadcast each Friday night and a one-hour version of SmackDown will air each Saturday night on MTV Oy’s free-to-air channel SUB. The weekly programming will air 52 weeks a year with original English voiceover and Finnish Subtitles.
“We are pleased to launch our weekly flagship programming for the first time in Finland and look forward to delivering WWE’s unique blend of action-packed, family-friendly entertainment to our passionate fans in the region,” said Andy Warkman, WWE VP, General Manager, Europe and Sub Saharan Africa.
“We are happy to partner with WWE and bring great action entertainment to WWE’s Finnish fans. Sub is Finland’s third largest commercial channel full of entertainment, comedy and action. Raw and SmackDown are a great addition to our popular weekend programming,” said Iina Eloranta, Channel Director MTV Oy.