A new deal will bring exclusive access to WWE Network to NBC
Universal’s streaming service Peacock. Wrestling fans will get both on demand
content and a 24/7 live channel.
WWE Network’s content will be available with a paid Peacock
subscription, which starts at $5/month.
“NBCUniversal has a long-standing relationship with WWE that
began nearly 30 years ago with Monday Night Raw on USA. WWE has always tapped
into the cultural zeitgeist with spectacular live events and larger-than-life
characters, and we are thrilled to be the exclusive home for WWE Network and
its millions of fans across the country,” said Rick Cordella, Executive Vice
President and Chief Revenue Officer, Peacock. “WWE Network is a transformative
addition to the platform and complements Peacock’s massive catalog of iconic
movies and shows, as well as the best live news and sports, from NBCUniversal
WWE Network will be available on Peacock beginning on March
18 with 17,000 hours of new, original, and library content, including:
- All live pay-per-view events including WrestleMania and SummerSlam; Fastlane will be the first WWE pay-per-view to stream on Peacock on Sunday, March 21.
- Original series like Steve Austin Broken Skull Sessions, Undertaker: The Last Ride and the all-new WWE Icons;
- In-ring shows like NXT, NXT UK and WWE 205 Live, as well as replays of Raw and SmackDown;
- WWE Network archives, including every WWE, WCW and ECW pay-per-view event in history;
- Groundbreaking documentaries, including WWE 24, WWE Untold, and WWE 365
- And, starting in 2022, one signature documentary annually.
Peacock is available on Roku, iOS, Apple TV, Android, Android
TV, Chromecast, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, VIZIO SmartCast. TVs, and
LG Smart TVs. Comcast Xfinity X1 and Flex and Cox Contour customers can get
Peacock Premium for free with their service.
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