The following was issued by WWE today.
WWE SMACKDOWN LAUNCHES ON SIC RADICAL
LONDON, September 21, 2011 – WWE® (NYSE:WWE) and SIC Radical announced a new agreement that brings WWE SmackDown to two million homes in Portugal. WWE SmackDown can now be seen on Sunday nights at 7:45pm.
WWE SmackDown is one of the biggest sports entertainment programs viewed across the globe with some of WWE’s hottest Superstars and Divas including Randy Orton®, Christian®, Big Show®, Mark Henry®, Sheamus®, Alicia Fox® and many more. Every Sunday night on SIC Radical, the Superstars and Divas of WWE SmackDown will entertain audiences with dramatic storylines and thrilling in-ring action.
“We are delighted to maintain this long term relationship with the WWE brand and are especially happy to have WWE SmackDown on our channel,” commented SIC Radical Channel Director, Pedro Boucherie Mendes.
Dominic Hayes, Senior Vice President & Managing Director, WWE International added, “It is testament to the success of our long term partnership with SIC Radical that we are bringing one of our flagship shows to the channel. WWE will now provide viewers in Portugal with two hours of exciting WWE action on Sunday nights with WWE SmackDown followed by WWE Experience®.”
WWE Experience airs Sundays at 8:45pm on SIC Radical and combines highlights from WWE Raw and WWE SmackDown with exclusive features on WWE Superstars outside the ring.
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 programming is broadcast in more than 145 countries and 30 languages and reaches more than 500 million homes worldwide. The company is headquartered in Stamford, Conn., with offices in New York, Los Angeles, London, Mumbai, Shanghai, Singapore, Istanbul and Tokyo.
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