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WWE Announces New Broadcast Deal in Columbia

Posted By Caroline Walsh on 08/08/17


WWE has announced a new broadcast deal in Columbia. The company announced today that Canal 1 will carry Raw and Smackdown in the country. The deal begins on August 19th, with Canal 1 carrying a one-hour edition of Raw at 3 PM followed by a one-hour edition of Smackdown at 4 PM. Both will have Spanish commentary. In addition, starting on August 20th, WWE Experience will air Sundays at 3 PM. The show airs weekly highlights of current WWE storylines.

“We’re pleased to have Canal 1 join us as our first national over-the-air broadcast partner in Colombia,” said Michelle Wilson, WWE Chief Revenue & Marketing Officer. “This partnership allows us to expand our reach in Colombia and deliver our unique blend of action-packed, family friendly entertainment to WWE fans throughout the country.”

“Keeping our promise to deliver a channel that is relevant and different from what Colombians are accustomed to seeing, it is a pleasure to partner with one of the biggest brands in entertainment, WWE,” said Felipe Boshell, President, Canal 1. “WWE is very popular in Colombia, and we are proud to be the first national over-the-air television channel to bring the best of WWE to our viewers.”