Netflix to Pay $5 Billion for ‘WWE Raw’ Rights in Live Events Push


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Netflix on Tuedsday said it will soon be home to the WWE’s most-watched wrestling show, as part of a multibillion-dollar deal that will throw the company into the ring of live sports. 

The streaming giant is acquiring the rights to WWE Raw in a $5 billion deal to be paid out over 10 years, as the wrestling group’s contract with Comcast nears its expiration, Bloomberg reported. The series will begin airing on Netflix in January and will be available to subscribers in North America and other international markets. WWE is part of TKO Group Holdings.

Netflix nabs WWE's 'Raw' in major streaming deal for next year - Washington  Times

“Our partnership…dramatically expands the reach of WWE, and brings weekly live appointment viewing to Netflix,” TKO President and Chief Operating Officer Mark Shapiro said Wednesday in a statement. 

Netflix to stream WWE Raw starting next year

Under the deal, Netflix will also stream WWE specials such as Smackdown and NXT, in addition to hosting pay-per-view live events, such as Wrestlemania and Royal Rumble. Pay-per-view content will be available to Netflix subscribers at no extra charge.

En WWE piensan que Netflix podría estar interesado en RAW y SmackDown


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