- WWE has announced a new TV deal with SKAI Group in Greece, which will broadcast RAW and SmackDown in the country. Below is the full announcement:
SKAI TO TELEVISE RAW® AND SMACKDOWN® IN GREECE
ATHENS, Greece and STAMFORD, Conn., February 11, 2019 – WWE (NYSE: WWE) and SKAI Group today announced a new agreement to broadcast WWE's flagship programs Raw® and SmackDown® in Greece.
Every week beginning Saturday, March 2, SKAI TV will air a two-hour version of Raw at 12 p.m. on Saturdays and SmackDown at 12 p.m. on Sundays, both with Greek commentary. These shows will also be available for catch-up viewing on SKAI TV's video-on-demand platform, SKAI TV Online.
"WWE is one of the biggest sports and entertainment brands in the world with loyal fans of every age and background," said Loizos Xenopoulos, Programming Director, SKAI. "We are excited to introduce to the Greek audience these two flagship shows and we are looking forward to a long and successful collaboration with the WWE family."
"SKAI shares our vision and passion for engaging and entertaining our fans," said Michelle Wilson, WWE Co-President. "This partnership to televise Raw and SmackDown on SKAI TV, Greece's top free-to-air broadcaster, allows us to deliver action-packed, family-friendly entertainment to our fans throughout the country."
- The WWE Performance Center in Orlando has welcomed the latest class of recruits, which includes Samuel Shaw, Rachael Ellering, Trevor Lee, ACH, Karen Q, the tag team 3.0, Eliot Sexton, Jonah Rock, Nick Comoroto, Ricardo Miller and Omari Palmer. Wrestling Inc. first exclusively reported most of the names several weeks ago. We hope to have the full announcement soon. The PC tweeted the following on the new class:
Today at the @WWEPC, we welcomed the newest class of recruits. @karenmeee, @RachaelEllering, @TLee910, @GoGoACH, @TheSamuelShaw, @Jagged3point0, @BigMagic3point0, @ElliotSextonAUS, @Jonah_Rock, Nick Comoroto, Omari Palmer and Ricardo Miller. pic.twitter.com/Ensviqw3bI— Performance Center (@WWEPC) February 11, 2019