- Ring of Honor announced today that they have signed their first international TV deal for France. It was also noted that they have new TV agreements in Detroit, Charlotte and Philadelphia that start this fall. Below is the announcement:
Ring of Honor Enters into Broadcast Agreement with L'Equipe 21 in France
BALTIMORE, MD (September 21, 2015) - Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) (the "Company") announced that its professional wrestling promotion, Ring of Honor Wrestling ("ROH"), has signed a 6-month international broadcast deal with L'Equipe 21, a free, sports-based television channel in France,. ROH is scheduled to premiere on L'Equipe 21 beginning on September 18th. The announcement was made by Joe Koff, Chief Operating Officer of Ring of Honor Wresting.
"Ring of Honor is incredibly excited and honored to bring our show overseas to France under our new deal with L'Equipe 21," commented, Mr. Koff. "Our European fans that enjoy us on rohwrestling.com and on our YouTube channel are constantly giving us feedback that they want Ring of Honor on their television as well. This new deal gives Ring of Honor its first step into the global broadcast market as we continue to expand our availability to fans across the world."
ROH also recently announced additional domestic broadcast deals with WMCN in Philadelphia, PA, WMYD in Detroit, MI, and WCCB in Charlotte, NC to begin airing weekly Ring of Honor episodes this fall.