WWE fans braced for major change in how they watch shows as organization set to lose key broadcast partner

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THERE’s change doubtlessly coming for the best way WWE fans watch their favourite wrestling highlights.

Stephanie McMahon’s organization broadcast stay occasions throughout Peacock, USA Network and FOX in the United States.

There could be a change coming for fans who want to catch their favorite WWE highlights

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There may very well be a change coming for fans who need to catch their favourite WWE highlightsCredit: Getty
Hulu has hosted WWE content for around a decade

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Hulu has hosted WWE content material for round a decadeCredit: Alamy

But a number of fans get their wrestling repair from Hulu, which delivers highlights and holds the ‘subsequent day rights’ for Raw and Smackdown.

The streaming service at present has a take care of WWE which sees them broadcast highlights of Raw, NXT, Main Event, SmackDown, Total Div and Total Bellas.

Hulu’s take care of WWE is reportedly set to expire on Saturday, September 25 – and all content material shall be pulled from the platform after that date.

Currently, almost all WWE content material on the platform has an ‘Exp. Sat’ [expiring Saturday] flag beside it.

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Reports counsel that the 2 events are wanting to reduce a deal earlier than the weekend.

According to Mike Johnson at PWInsider: “The two sides are nonetheless making an attempt to negotiate a brand new deal for second-day rights and talks stay ongoing.”

Hulu has hosted WWE shows since 2012 and the platform can completely present highlights for thirty days earlier than it arrives on arrival Peacock.

They at present have an estimated 46 million subscribers and are primarily owned by Disney, with NBCUniversal proudly owning the remaining 33 % stake.

Fans took to social media after the news broke – and plenty of had been unimpressed at Hulu doubtlessly shedding their present rights.

One wrote: “If they depart Hulu then I gained’t have a approach to watch Smackdown trigger I’ve a antenna and no approach to report it.”

Another stated: “whoa whoa WHAT, come once more !?!?!?! HOW THE HELL IMA WATCH WRESTLING THEN ????”

A 3rd added: “That’s the one approach I watch it. I can’t do commercials and refuse to return.”

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