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ProSiebenSat.1 strikes multi-platform deal with WWE

German broadcast group ProSiebenSat.1 has struck a long-term rights deal for free TV, pay TV and online platforms in Germany and Austria with the WWE to show wrestling.

The deal includes all WWE pay-per-view programming on ProSiebenSat.1’s on-demand platform Maxdome as well as as weekly episodes of SmackDown on ProSieben Maxx free TV and Monday Night Raw and NXT on ProSieben FUN pay TV.

“This cooperation with WWE creates tremendous added value for our viewers and customers. WWE is well recognised in Germany and has a loyal and growing fan base,” said Andreas Heyden, chief commercial officer of ProSiebenSat.1 Digital.

“We will be showcasing some of the very best programming WWE has to offer across our various platforms including SmackDown on ProSieben Maxx and the huge event WrestleMania 30, which will be available live as a pay-per-view for the first time on Maxdome.”