Wrestling fans in the Philippines will now be able to watch their favorite WWE Superstars on SmackDown starting April 30, 2017. This is in effect after TV5 announced in a press conference happened last April 27, 2017 that they will be the official Philippine free TV channel to broadcast the said wrestling program.
Fans can now watch WWE Supertars like AJ Styles, The New Day, Randy Orton, Charlotte Flair, Shinsuke Nakamura, Kevin Owens and Naomi.TV5 will televise a one-hour edition of SmackDown on Sundays at 3PM. In addition to the broadcast on TV5, SmackDown will be simulcast online at TV5.com.ph and Sports.tv5.com.ph.
TV5 shares our vision and desire for engaging and entertaining fans in the Philippines.
This new partnership to televise SmackDown showcases the continuing global growth of WWE while creating a destination for WWE fans in the Philippines to enjoy our unique blend of action-packed, family fun entertainment.
Ed Wells, WWE Executive Vice President, International
TV5 President Chot Reyes added: “In the industry of sports entertainment, WWE is second to none. It’s a proven, successful, model organization and an esteemed, iconic brand. We at TV5 are honored and excited to be the platform that delivers the WWE to the free TV audience.”