Cape Town - World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and SuperSport have announced a new, multi-year agreement to broadcast WWE programming
live for the first time in more than 50 countries throughout
Starting Monday, August 28, SuperSport will air WWE's flagship shows
Raw and SmackDown as well as WWE specials, including WrestleMania and
"WWE is a global phenomenon, so securing the broadcast rights for
SuperSport is a terrific coup," said Gideon Khobane, chief executive of
SuperSport on their website.
"The athletes involved are larger than life figures who
command huge followings. At long last our viewers will get to share in
this entertainment spectacle in high definition. I look forward to a
long and fruitful partnership with WWE."
SuperSport channels S3, S4, S9 and SS10 will televise Raw on Tuesdays
and SmackDown on Wednesdays, offering both live telecasts and same-day
re-airs, and will broadcast all WWE specials live.
WWE programming will also be made available across some of DStv's general entertainment channels.
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