L’Équipe and WWE announce free-to-air broadcast agreement in France
PARIS, France and STAMFORD, Conn. — WWE and L’Équipe, the leading French free TV channel dedicated to sport, today announced a new agreement to broadcast WWE’s flagship program, Raw, on free-to-air television in France.
Beginning 10 March, L’Équipe channel, la chaine L’Équipe, will air a one-hour version of Raw at 10 a.m. on Saturdays, with an additional re-air on Saturday nights, all with French commentary.
“We are delighted to partner with WWE, renowned all over the world for its high-quality TV programs,” said Arnaud de Courcelles, L’Équipe TV Director. “La chaine L’Équipe is happy to offer Raw to its viewers, which is a mix of spectacular sport and entertainment!”
“We are thrilled to partner with L’Équipe and expand our reach on their popular channel in France,” said Michelle Wilson, WWE Co-President. “This partnership to deliver localized WWE programming allows us to provide our unique blend of action-packed, family-friendly entertainment to WWE fans throughout the country.”
Raw will also be available on L’Équipe’s TV Everywhere platform for authenticated subscribers, and on its seven-day VOD catchup window.