Netflix and the WWE have announced a long-term deal that will bring WWE’s weekly program Raw exclusively to the streaming service in Canada, the U.S., U.K., and Latin America starting in January 2025.
The deal will also make Netflix home for all WWE shows and specials outside of the U.S., including the company’s Premium Live Events like WrestleMania, SummerSlam and Royal Rumble.
“We are excited to have WWE Raw, with its huge and passionate multigenerational fan base, on Netflix,” said Netflix Chief Content Officer, Bela Bajaria. “By combining our reach, recommendations, and fandom with WWE, we’ll be able to deliver more joy and value for their audiences and our members.”
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Raw has aired for 52 weeks a year since 1993, accumulating a huge library of 1,600 episodes to date. The three-hour show has helped launch the careers of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, Triple H, John Cena, Roman Reigns, Bianca Belair and Charlotte Flair.
It was also announced on Tuesday that Johnson was appointed to the board of directors for WWE parent company TKO Group Holdings. He will receive $30 million in TKO stock and has been granted full ownership of “The Rock” trademark.
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