• Disney’s 1st Ever Deal With WWE Announced
The WWE Network will be available to wrestling fans in Indonesia on Disney+ Hotstar.
Fans will be able to watch all of WWE Network’s content, including live shows.
This deal is similar to WWE’s deal with Peacock in the United States.
Below is the official press release:
DISNEY+ HOTSTAR BECOMES EXCLUSIVE HOME TO WIDE SELECTION OF WWE® NETWORK PROGRAMMING IN INDONESIA
Indonesia, January 26, 2022 – The Walt Disney Company and WWE® today announced that a wide selection of WWE Network content will become exclusively available on Disney+ Hotstar in Indonesia, including the WWE’s premium live events.
Beginning with this weekend’s Royal Rumble® on Sunday, January 30 (Indonesian time), Disney+ Hotstar in Indonesia will be the destination for all WWE premium live events (including WrestleMania®), as well as on-demand access to ground-breaking documentaries, reality shows and additional WWE Network archived content.
“As the home of global, regional and Indonesian hits, we’re excited to welcome the extensive library of content from WWE Network to the ever expanding slate of Disney+ Hotstar. With this new content on Disney+ Hotstar, we hope to expand our reach and engage even more audiences in Indonesia,” said Vineet Puri, General Manager, Indonesia, The Walt Disney Company.
“The Walt Disney Company has long been the gold standard in creating iconic intellectual property that serves as the backbone for international business growth,” said Nick Khan, WWE President. “Partnering with Disney+ Hotstar will allow us to deliver WWE Network content including WrestleMania on a best-in-class platform to our existing fans in Indonesia while also introducing WWE to new audiences in the region as Disney+ continues to expand its reach internationally.”
Selected WWE Network content and all WWE premium live events will be available on Disney+ Hotstar as part of a standard subscription with no additional cost. Premium live event coverage will be delivered in Indonesia’s local language, Bahasa Indonesia, as well as in English.
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• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (January 28, 1984) – WWF Championship Wrestling
On this day in 1984, the World Wrestling Federation aired another episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Championship Wrestling’.
This episode was pre-taped at the Agricultural Hall in Allentown, Pennsylvania and featured matches & interviews with several 1984 WWF Wrestling Superstars.
You can find the card below:
Tito Santana vs. Bill Dixon
The Wild Samoans vs. SD Jones & Steve Lombardi
Greg Valentine vs. Frankie Williams (Valentine’s return after a 2-year absence)
Paul Orndorff vs. Tony Garea
B. Brian Blair vs. Charlie Fulton (Blair’s TV debut)