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Baltic media group TV3 has agreed a ‘multi-year’ rights deal with World Wresting Entertainment.
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World Wrestling Entertainment, facing increased investor pressure amid falling TV ratings, blamed its ongoing viewership challenges on the lack of in-person audiences for its events

US media group Discovery has made a modest investment in the Italian rights to WWE wrestling to help increase audience share of its DMAX channel and improve the sluggish take-up of the broadcaster’s Dplay Plus premium OTT service.

International media group Discovery will be the new Italian broadcaster of wrestling’s WWE after reaching a “multi-year” agreement with the rights-holder. D

World Wrestling Entertainment has launched a free version of its WWE Network over-the-top streaming service, which will give viewers access to a large portion of the rights-holder’s archive.

WWE will broadcast its pay-per-view events in Germany exclusively on its OTT platform, WWE Network, in the 2020-23 rights cycle.

Pay-television operator Sky Italia has dropped the wrestling entertainment series WWE after broadcasting it for 18 years. The decision follows similar choices by Sky’s divisions in the UK and Germany.

World Wrestling Entertainment’s media-rights income from the Indian subcontinent has increased about 80 per cent in a deal being finalised with pay-television broadcaster Sony Pictures Networks, SportBusiness Media understands.

Channel 5’s free-to-air highlights deal with World Wrestling Entertainment will run for the same four-year period as WWE’s primary UK broadcast contract with BT Sport, SportBusiness Media understands.

Pan-African pay-television broadcaster SuperSport has signed a “multi-year” rights extension to its World Wrestling Entertainment deal which will include the launch of a dedicated channel for the rights-holder’s conte…

Pay-television broadcaster BT Sport took advantage of Sky’s long-running concerns over wrestling body WWE’s OTT service to grab WWE rights in the UK and Ireland from its rival at a steep discount, SportBusiness Media understands.

The WWE wrestling organisation is talking to broadcasters about a free-to-air highlights package in the UK, SportBusiness Media understands

World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and PP Sports have signed a new multi-year agreement that extends their deal for weekly live WWE programming across China

BT Sport has dislodged rival pay-television broadcaster Sky as the exclusive home of WWE wrestling entertainment programming in the UK and Ireland

Pay-television broadcaster BT Sport is reportedly set to take WWE rights in the UK from rival Sky Sports

Spanish commercial broadcaster Atresmedia has agreed a further rights renewal with wrestling organisation WWE. The duration of the new deal is unknown

Greek commercial broadcaster Skai has agreed a rights deal with US wrestling organisation WWE. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but it covers WWE’s flagship programs, Raw and SmackDown.