As WWE continues to grow its already established global empire, they have just announced a new deal with TV3 Group that will allow WWE programming to air live for the first time in the Baltics.
RIGA, LATVIA and STAMFORD, Conn. February 17, 2021 – WWE (NYSE: WWE) and TV3 Group, the leading media group in the Baltics, today 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.
The partnership with WWE ensures that TV3 Sport channels and Go3 will continue to offer the richest portfolio of elite global sporting entertainment including ATP Tour, EuroLeague and EuroCup games, NBA, UFC, UEFA Champions and Europe Leagues, English Premier League, KHL ice-hockey, WRC, Moto GP and MXGP among others.
About TV3 Group
TV3 Group, the leading media group in Baltics, is a portfolio company of Bite Group and Providence Equity Partners, a global premium asset management company. TV3 Group owns and operates the leading commercial free-to-air channels in all three Baltic countries, the largest DTH and OTT platforms, premium film and sport channels, as well as a portfolio of leading commercial radio channels.
TV3 Group’s brand portfolio:
Leading general and thematic TV channels: TV3, TV6, 3+, TV3 Life, TV3 Mini, TV8;
Go3, the next generation television in the Baltics;
Home 3, one of the leading Pay TV service providers in the Baltics;
TV3 Sport and TV3 Film – leading premium sport and film channels in Baltics;
Radio stations: Star FM, Radio Volna and Power Hit Radio;
The largest AVOD video portal: TV3 Play;
News and entertainment portals: Skaties.lv, Uudised.ee, Buduaar.ee and TV3.lt
WWE, a publicly traded company (NYSE: WWE), is an integrated media organization and recognized leader in global entertainment. The company consists of a portfolio of businesses that create and deliver original content 52 weeks a year to a global audience. WWE is committed to family friendly entertainment on its television programming, pay-per-view, digital media and publishing platforms. WWE’s TV-PG, family-friendly programming can be seen in more than 900 million homes worldwide in 28 languages. WWE Network, the first-ever 24/7 over-the-top premium network that includes all live pay-per-views, scheduled programming and a massive video-on-demand library, is currently available in more than 180 countries. The company is headquartered in Stamford, Conn., with offices in New York, Los Angeles, London, Mexico City, Mumbai, Shanghai, Singapore, Dubai, Munich and Tokyo.
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