WWE BUSINESS: WWE shows to air live in the Baltics after new TV deal announcement

Posted on 2/20/121 by Colin Vassallo

WWE and TV3 Group, the leading media group in the Baltics,
announced a new multi-year agreement that will make WWE’s
weekly flagship programming available live for the first
time in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania via TV3 Sport
channels, as well as on the next generation television, Go3.

Beginning February 23, TV3 Sport will exclusively air Raw
every Tuesday, SmackDown every Saturday and NXT every
Thursday. The weekly programming will be broadcast live 52
weeks a year captivating fans with a unique combination of
edge-of-your-seat action, unpredictable drama and world-
class athleticism.

“We are thrilled to be launching our weekly live programming
in the Baltics for the first time together with TV3Group,”
said Andy Warkman, WWE VP, General Manager, Europe and Sub
Saharan Africa. “This partnership allows us to expand our
reach and deliver our unique blend of action-packed, family
friendly entertainment to WWE fans throughout the region.”

“We are delighted to enter into the extensive partnership
with one of the world’s most valuable, watched and attended
global sports brands – WWE,” said Raimonds Zeps, Head of
Sports at the TV3 Group. “WWE’s spectacular shows bring a
combination of sports and entertainment that we are excited
to offer to our very wide audience of hardcore sports fans,
families and kids.”

In addition to weekly live programming, WWE fans can also
enjoy Raw, SmackDown and NXT on demand via next generation
television – Go3, as well as highlight shows for each
broadcast on TV3 Sport channels.

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