Press Release: WWE Signs Major Television Deal In Germany
The following press release was issued today:
RAW IS BACK!
TELE 5 brings back WWE® to Free-TV
Top-Deal between WWE® and TELE 5: The flagship program of WWE®, Monday Night RAW returns to TELE 5 on April 10, every single Thursday at quarter past 10.
Two hours of non-stop entertainment on TELE 5: 25 years after TELE 5 was the first German TV-Station to air WWE® on Free-TV – we are celebrating the return of one of the most successful entertainment shows on the planet. In the United States Monday Night RAW is one of the longest weekly episodic primetime television shows and also one of the highest rated broadcasts on cable.
The season-kickoff of Monday Night RAW will air on TELE 5 on April 10 at quarter past 10 with the biggest edition of the year. The Monday Night RAW after WWE’s® biggest pay-per-view of the year: WrestleMania 30.
“Monday Night RAW is an entertainment phenomenon which fascinates people from around the world.” said TELE 5 CEO, Kai Blasberg. “Finally we can give people back what they’ve been asking for – a real highlight of the entertainment industry.”
“WWE® is really excited about the partnership with TELE 5”, said Stefan Kastenmüller, General Manager of WWE Germany. “Our team in Germany will accompany the television shows with numerous activities around the year at various live events and PPVs, ensure a steady presence on digital platforms and social media outlets and will be producing merchandise.”