The show will air live on OSN, which will be WWE’s exclusive MENA pay TV partner between now and 2019. WWE will also 0rovide programming including SmackDown, NXT and Main Event, as well as WWE pay-per-view events including WrestleMania and SummerSlam on the OSN Sports 2 HD channel.
“OSN and WWE have a long standing relationship and we are very excited to be taking that to the next level,” said Andy Warkman, OSN’s vice-president of sport and production. “For the first time in the region, all core WWE programming will be available in one place, making OSN the home of WWE, reaching an audience across more than 20 countries. This deal furthers our commitment to bringing our customers the best content.”
“WWE is very excited to be extending and expanding its deal with OSN in the Middle East,” said Carlo Nohra, general manager of WWE Middle East. “OSN hosts some of the very best international entertainment and sports programming and is the perfect home for WWE programming. Together with OSN, we will continue to grow our TV, pay-per-view, live event and consumer products businesses across the Middle East.”