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WWE, Discovery Announce New Partnership in Italy

WWE (NYSE: WWE) and Discovery (NASDAQ: DISCA) today announced a new multi-year agreement in Italy beginning Wednesday, July 1 that will make WWE's weekly flagship programming available exclusively live and on-demand with original U.S.

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WWE (NYSE: WWE) and Discovery (NASDAQ: DISCA) today announced a new multi-year agreement in Italy beginning Wednesday, July 1 that will make WWE's weekly flagship programming available exclusively live and on-demand with original U.S. commentary on DPlay PLUS, the OTT premium pay service of Discovery, along with versions featuring Italian commentary on DMAX (Channel 52). This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200624005239/en/ Every week, Dplay PLUS will exclusively air Monday Night Raw® and Friday Night SmackDown® live, captivating fans with a unique combination of edge-of-your-seat action, unpredictable drama and world-class athleticism. NXT® will be available on-demand via Dplay PLUS every Thursday morning. WWE fans can also enjoy Raw, SmackDown and NXT with Italian commentary by Luca Franchini and Michele Posa on Discovery's free-to-air channel, DMAX. A two-hour version of Raw will premiere on Mondays starting July 13 at 11:15 pm and re-run at 10:30 am on Saturdays; SmackDown will air at 11:15 pm on Tuesdays and re-run at 10:30 am on Sundays; NXT will air at 12:30 pm on Saturdays and re-run at 9:30 am on Sundays. WWE programming will launch on Dplay PLUS on Wednesday, July 1 with the latest episode of Raw available on-demand from Wednesday, July 1 and SmackDown available from Saturday, July 4 straight after airing live in the US.