WWE sent out the following:
MANDALUYONG CITY, Philippines & STAMFORD, Conn. – WWE (NYSE: WWE) and 5, a free-to-air Filipino broadcast network, today announced a new agreement to broadcast WWE’s flagship program Raw® in the Philippines.
Beginning this weekend, 5 will air a weekly one-hour version of Raw at 10 p.m. on Sundays and will continue to air a one-hour version of SmackDown® at 8:30 p.m. on Mondays.
“5 shares our vision for engaging and entertaining fans in the Philippines,” said Michelle Wilson, WWE Co-President. “This partnership to televise Raw in addition to SmackDown allows us to expand our reach and deliver our unique blend of action-packed, family friendly entertainment to WWE fans throughout the country.”
“WWE is an iconic brand that has become synonymous with excellence, innovation and a continuous commitment to high quality in the sports entertainment industry,” said TV5 Network Inc. President & CEO, Chot Reyes. “With the latest addition of Raw, we at 5 are honored to be their partner in bringing WWE programming to the Philippine free TV market.”
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As one of the main pillars of 5, Sports enjoys world-class coverage, programming, and delivery under 5’s watch. At the same time, the network champions a decidedly different brand of entertainment that is influenced by and relevant to the current social milieu. 5 by design, is a perfect synergy of sports and entertainment. For more information on 5’s sports programs, along with its entertainment, news, and gaming content, visit www.tv5.com.ph.
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