The WWE is looking to further expand its reach and dominance within the world of sports entertainment, and is in the market for an international streaming deal. They are looking for something ”along the lines of their current deal in place with Peacock’‘ according to Front Office Sports.
World Wrestling Entertainment shut down its own streaming service in March, signing over exclusive right with NBC Universal’s Peacock in the United States, agreeing on a 5-year deal reportedly around $1 Billion.
The WWE currently has a number of different international streaming deals in place in China and various European countries with Baidu’s IQIYI, DAZN, Virgin Media and others, but it looking at the future of a more centralized international deal.
This news is following the recent partnership with the WWE and The Ringer to make The Ringer the exclusive home of all WWE audio content.
The company been at the forefront of emerging media, having a whopping 81.1 million subscribers on Youtube, the most popular sports channel on that platform.
Its 13.3 million Tiktok followers is matched only by the NBA and is higher than the NFL and the MLB, showing that WWE understands the younger generation and how it consumes content.
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The comments created plenty of content on sports radio on Thursday.
Others used the feud to create comedy.
Finally, others did actual reporting. they made phone calls to get context and further the story.