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WWE’s Raw Lands on Free TV in the Philippines


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WWE has signed a deal that will see Raw broadcast on free-to-air network 5 in the Philippines.

Beginning this weekend, 5 will air a weekly one-hour version of Raw at 10 p.m. on Sundays. The broadcast network will continue to air an hour-long 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, co-president at WWE. “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’s president and CEO, Chot Reyes. “With the latest addition of Raw, we at 5 are honored to be their partner in bringing WWE programming to the Philippines’ free-TV market.”



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Sara Alessi is the associate editor of World Screen. She can be reached at salessi@worldscreen.com.

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