• WWE Raw Lands Exclusive Streaming Deal on Netflix in January 2025

    Published on January 23, 2024

    WWE Raw Lands Exclusive Streaming Deal On Netflix In January 2025.

    In a groundbreaking move, World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) has just announced that starting January 2025, WWE Raw will be exclusively available for streaming on Netflix. This deal marks a significant milestone for both WWE and Netflix, bringing the thrilling world of professional wrestling to the streaming giant’s extensive audience.

    The agreement between WWE and Netflix means that fans in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Latin America will be able to catch all the action, drama, and excitement of WWE Raw every single week, all year long, from the comfort of their homes. This move is set to revolutionize how wrestling enthusiasts consume their favorite content, as WWE Raw joins Netflix’s diverse lineup of entertainment options.

    WWE Raw, a flagship program of World Wrestling Entertainment, has been a staple in the wrestling world for decades. With its powerful combination of athleticism, storytelling, and larger-than-life characters, WWE Raw has captivated audiences around the globe. Now, with its exclusive partnership with Netflix, the reach and accessibility of this thrilling wrestling spectacle are set to expand even further.


    STAMFORD, Conn., January 23, 2024 – WWE, part of TKO Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: TKO), and Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) today announced a long-term partnership that will bring WWE’s flagship weekly program – Raw – to the world’s leading entertainment service. This marks a major programming shift as Raw leaves linear television for the first time since its inception 31 years ago. 

    Beginning in January 2025, Netflix will be the exclusive new home of Raw in the U.S., Canada, U.K. and Latin America, among other territories, with additional countries and regions to be added over time. Likewise, as part of the agreement, Netflix will also become the home for all WWE shows and specials outside the U.S. as available, inclusive of Raw and WWE’s other weekly shows – SmackDown and NXT – as well as the company’s Premium Live Events, including WrestleManiaSummerSlam and Royal Rumble. WWE’s award-winning documentaries, original series and forthcoming projects will also be available on Netflix internationally beginning in 2025. 

    “This deal is transformative,” said Mark Shapiro, TKO President and COO. “It marries the can’t-miss WWE product with Netflix’s extraordinary global reach and locks in significant and predictable economics for many years. Our partnership fundamentally alters and strengthens the media landscape, dramatically expands the reach of WWE, and brings weekly live appointment viewing to Netflix.”

    “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. Raw is the best of sports entertainment, blending great characters and storytelling with live action 52 weeks a year and we’re thrilled to be in this long-term partnership with WWE.”

    “In its relatively short history, Netflix has engineered a phenomenal track record for storytelling,” said Nick Khan, WWE President. “We believe Netflix, as one of the world’s leading entertainment brands, is the ideal long-term home for Raw’s live, loyal, and ever-growing fan base.” 

    With 1,600 episodes to date, Raw is the most iconic show in sports entertainment. Since its debut in 1993, Raw has delivered action, compelling drama and unmatched athleticism – 52 weeks a year. Blending the best of scripted content with unpredictable live entertainment, 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. 

    The show is currently the No. 1 show on USA Network, where it brings in 17.5 million unique viewers over the course of the year. One of television’s best performing shows in the 18-49 advertising demographic, Raw trends on X 52 weeks a year while each new episode is airing. On social media, WWE has more than one billion followers across its platforms.

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