WWE Network to Launch Online in February
WWE Network, a 24-hour streaming network, is set to launch in the U.S. on Monday, Feb. 24 at 9 a.m. ET, WWE announced on Wednesday evening.
The online network will include original programming, including reality shows, documentaries, classic matches and more than 1,500 hours of video on demand when it launches. Among the original programs are pre- and post-shows for Monday Night Raw and Friday Night SmackDown.
WWE Network will also include 12 WWE live pay-per-view events, including WrestleMania, for $9.99 per month with a six-month commitment.
“Today is a historic day for WWE as we transform and reimagine how we deliver our premium live content and 24/7 programming directly to our fans around the world,” said Vince McMahon, WWE chairman and CEO. “WWE Network will provide transformative growth for our company and unprecedented value for our fans.”
The network will be available on desktops and laptops, as well as via the WWE app on Amazon’s Kindle Fires, Androids such as Samsung Galaxy, iPad, iPhone, Roku, PlayStation 3 and 4 and Xbox 360. It will be available on Xbox One and select smart TVs in the summer.
WWE Network will launch in the U.K., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong and the Nordics by the end of this year and early 2015.