Wrestling fans in Belgium are getting their dose of WWE action.
WWE has landed another television deal as SBS Belgium made the official announcement that they have come to an agreement with WWE to air RAW and SmackDown Live in Belgium and below is the official press release concerning the news:
VILVOORDE, Belgium & STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WWE (NYSE: WWE) and SBS Belgium today announced a new agreement to broadcast WWE’s flagship programs Raw and SmackDown in Belgium.
Every Wednesday beginning March 6, ZES will air a one-hour version of Raw at 10:30 p.m. followed by a one-hour version of SmackDown at 11:30 p.m., both with Dutch-Flemish subtitles. Raw and SmackDown will also be available for catch-up viewing on SBS’s video-on-demand platform.
“ZES stands for exciting, lean back and action-packed entertainment and that is exactly what WWE Raw and SmackDown have to offer,” said Miguel Casier, Head of Scheduling at ZES. “In addition, WWE is a popular, all-American competition that perfectly suits our baseline, ‘USA all day,’ and adds extra value to our brand.”
“SBS shares WWE’s vision and passion for engaging and entertaining our fans,” said Stefan Kastenmüller, WWE SVP & Group General Manager EMEA. “This partnership to televise Raw and SmackDown allows us to deliver action-packed, family-friendly entertainment and expands our reach in Belgium.”
WWE is gearing up to move SmackDown Live over to FOX starting this October and for a recap of that announcement, click here.