The blockbuster announcement of content streaming leader, Netflix becoming the new broadcasting home for Monday Night RAW in 2025 has sent shockwaves. However, WWE CEO Nick Khan has made some revelations regarding the telecast of Premium Live events for regions outside the United States.
WWE Monday RAW will be exclusively telecasted on Netflix, starting in January 2025. The global juggernaut inked whooping $5 Billion deal with the content platform with a timeline of the next 10 years.
However, these major changes might have raised certain questions regarding WWE’s current broadcasting partners, Peacock and NBCU, especially for Premium Live events. That led to Nick Khan clarifying that the Netflix deal is for regions outside the United States.
Furthermore, Khan also stated that Netflix deal excludes regions like India where WWE already has existing deals pertaining to other channels. Nick Khan spoke about the same during his recent appearance on the Pat McAfee show.
“”Our current partners in the United States for all the Premium Live events like WrestleMania is Peacock and NBCU. They have been tremendous partners. This deal with Netflix is for Premium Live Events outside the United States excluding certain territories where we have existing deals like India for example.”
Alongside bringing Netflix board, 10-time WWE champion, and Hollywood star, The Rock has also been roped into the TKO Group as one of the Board of Directors, making the headlines even bigger. With WWE eyeing a glorious future partnership, it will be interesting to see how things pan out between the two top giants of their respective industries.
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