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WWE® and SPORT TV Announce Multi-Year Agreement to Televise Raw® and SmackDown® in Portugal

WWE_Logo_Primary_Light_Background_Black-RedWWE (NYSE: WWE) and SPORT TV, Portugal’s premier sports broadcaster, today announced a new multi-year agreement to broadcast WWE’s flagship programs Raw® and SmackDown®starting next Tuesday, October 31.

SPORT TV channel SPORT.TV5 will offer complete versions of Raw andSmackDown, with Raw airing at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays and SmackDownairing at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays. In addition, SPORT.TV+ will broadcast a one-hour edition of Raw at 6 p.m. on Thursdays and a one-hour edition of SmackDown at 11 a.m. on Saturdays. All programs will be available with Portuguese commentary. During premiere week, SPORT.TV5 will debut Raw and SmackDown at special times, with Raw airing at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 31 and SmackDown airing at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 1.

“SPORT TV is thrilled to welcome back WWE, now exclusively on our networks in Portugal,” said Nuno Ferreira, Director of SPORT TV. “We are certain that the partnership between these two renowned brands will be a success going forward.”

“SPORT TV shares our vision and passion for engaging and entertaining our fans,” said Michelle Wilson, WWE Chief Revenue & Marketing Officer. “This partnership to televise WWE programming in Portugal allows us to expand our reach and deliver our unique blend of action-packed, family friendly entertainment to WWE fans throughout the country.”

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Jerry Milani is a writer and public relations executive living in Bloomfield, N.J. He has worked in P.R. for more than 30 years in college and conference sports media relations, two agencies and for the International Fight League, a team-based mixed martial arts league, and as a freelance professional. His PR clients have included Wizard World and FAN EXPO, which produce pop culture and celebrity conventions across North America, USA Wrestling, the National Lacrosse League, Strat-O-Matic Media, the Pacific Life Open and Pilot Pen Tennis tournaments and dozens of others. Milani is also the director of athletic communications for Caldwell University. He is a proud graduate of North Rockland High School and Fordham University and when not attending a Yankees, Rams or Cougars game can be reached at Jerry (at) JerryMilani (dot) com.

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