WWE and 5 announce broadcast agreement to televise Raw in the Philippines
MANDALUYONG CITY, Philippines and STAMFORD, Conn. — WWE and 5, a free-to-air Filipino broadcast network, today announced a new agreement to broadcast WWE’s flagship program Raw in the Philippines.
Beginning this weekend, 5 will air a weekly one-hour version of Raw at 10 p.m. local time on Sundays, and will continue to air a one-hour version of SmackDown at 8:30 p.m. local time on Mondays.
“5 shares our vision for engaging and entertaining fans in the Philippines,” said Michelle Wilson, WWE Co-President. “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 Inc. President & CEO, Chot Reyes. “With the latest addition of Raw, we at 5 are honored to be their partner in bringing WWE programming to the Philippine free TV market.”