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Stadium network gains US rights to UK wrestling series

US broadcaster Stadium has acquired rights in the country to the UK’s WOS Wrestling series, the parties announced Tuesday.

Stadium, which is a free, 24/7 sports network, will show 10 sixty-minute episodes each week starting from May 12, including repeats.

WOS Wrestling is also shown in the UK, India, Poland, throughout sub-Saharan Africa and available worldwide with Fite TV.

ITV Licensing, a subsidiary of UK commercial broadcaster ITV is the exclusive global licensing agency for the property.

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