WWE and FOX Sports Latin America issued the following press release:
WWE AND FOX SPORTS LATIN AMERICA ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP
México City, September 17, 2014 – WWE (NYSE:WWE) and FOX Sports Latin America today announced a five-year multi-channel agreement that will make WWE programming available in 56 million homes on various FOX Sports and FOX Premium platforms across all of Latin America, including Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Colombia and Venezuela. The partnership will offer more than 480 hours of original WWE content per year.
Starting Monday, October 6, FOX Sports will feature a live broadcast of WWE’s flagship program Monday Night Raw®. Additional original WWE programming including SmackDown®, Main Event™, NXT™ and WWE Vintage Collection™ will be shown on a weekly basis on FOX Sports, FOX Sports 2 and the regional digital platform, FOX Play while WWE’s pay-per-view specials will be available via FOX’s Premium offers in Latin America and on FOX Play in Brazil.
“We are very excited to build this new strategic partnership with a leading global entertainment brand such as WWE,” said Francisco Pazmino, Senior Vice President Programming and Acquisitions, FOX Sports Latin America. “No doubt this long-term partnership will give us the opportunity to continue to strengthen our content line-up, offering our fans in the region a strong and consistent weekly schedule of WWE programming through our portfolio of channels.”
“The combination of WWE’s passionate fan base across Latin America plus FOX’s extensive distribution channels in the region will prove to be mutually beneficial,” said Gerrit Meier, Executive Vice President International, WWE. “This important partnership will allow us to engage audiences of all ages with compelling family sports entertainment programming and further grow the WWE fan base.”