WWE and SPORT TV announce multi-year broadcast rights agreement
By Community | October 26, 2017
WWE and SPORT TV, Portugal’s sports broadcaster, today announced a new multi-year agreement to broadcast WWE’s Raw and SmackDown, starting 31st October.
SPORT TV channel SPORT.TV5 will air with Raw at 7pm on Tuesdays and SmackDown at 7pm on Wednesdays.
In addition, SPORT.TV+ will broadcast a one-hour edition of Raw at 6pm on Thursdays and a one-hour edition of SmackDown at 11am on Saturdays.
“SPORT TV is thrilled to welcome back WWE, now exclusively on our networks in Portugal,” said Nuno Ferreira, director of SPORT TV.
“We are certain that the partnership between these two renowned brands will be a success going forward.”
Michelle Wilson, WWE chief revenue and marketing officer, added: “SPORT TV shares our vision and passion for engaging and entertaining our fans.
“This partnership to televise WWE programming in Portugal allows us to expand our reach and deliver our unique blend of action-packed, family-friendly entertainment to WWE fans throughout the country.”
— SPORT TV (@SPORTTVPortugal) October 22, 2017