WWE and Foxtel Group today announced a major new multi-year deal to broadcast WWE’s flagship weekly programming Gross®, Smack down® and NXT®, as well as monthly WWE pay-per-views, live to Australian fans via the Main Event on Foxtel Group platforms.
Raw, SmackDown and NXT will continue to air live on Foxtel’s FOX8 and Fox Sports each week, with hour-long versions of each show airing the next day and on demand. In addition, Foxtel Group’s SVOD services, Kayo Sports and Foxtel Now, will continue to broadcast all weekly WWE programming.
Rebecca McCloy, Foxtel Group Commercial Director – Sports, said:
“We’re excited to extend our long-term partnership with WWE, bringing all the incredible WWE action, personalities and drama to Foxtel’s 2.4 million sports subscribers.
“We know our Foxtel customers love WWE. Our new sports streaming service Kayo now has over 1 million subscribers, welcoming a whole new audience of Australian sports fans entertained by the world of WWE Superstars including Roman Reigns, Bobby Lashley, Rhea Ripley and Bianca Belair.
Jay lisaid WWE’s international vice president;
“For over 20 years, Foxtel has shared our passion for engaging and entertaining fans across Australia.
“We are delighted to renew our partnership and look forward to continuing to provide WWE’s unique blend of action-packed family entertainment.”
Fans can order WWE pay-per-view events on Foxtel’s Main Event pay-per-view channel and stream live on Kayo, including WrestlingMania®, next month’s massive Slam summer® event, Survivor Series® and Rumble Royal®. WWE Weekly Highlights, Post-combustion® and Bottom Line®, will be available to stream on Kayo and Foxtel Now.