wwe raw smackdown nbcuniversal 'WWE Raw' and 'Smackdown' stay put as WWE and NBCUniversal announce new deal

WWE and NBCUniversal have reached a new multi-year agreement that will see “WWE Raw” and “Smackdown” continue to air on USA and Syfy. The announcement was made at NBCU’s upfront presentation by Paul “Triple H” Levesque, WWE’s executive vice president for talent, live events and creative.
“We are proud to continue our long-standing partnership with NBCUniversal given their premiere position in the marketplace and vast promotional platforms,” WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon says in a statement. “We are excited about our future as we further the reach and popularity of our live, family-friendly entertainment programming 52 weeks a year.”
The release also notes that E! will continue to broadcast “Total Divas,” a joint production of WWE and Bunim-Murray Productions. The series follows the lives of a group of female wrestlers who work for the company.
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