BREAKING: Fox Reaches SmackDown Live Deal

5 years ago by Wrestle Talk

BREAKING: Fox Reaches SmackDown Live Deal

UPDATE, 05/21 at 2:10 PM EST: The Wrap is reporting SmackDown Live will move to Friday night under the new deal. This has not been confirmed by the WWE yet.

UPDATE, 05/21 at 1:57 PM EST: WWE stock is now trading at $57.78 (+12.64% for the day)

UPDATE, 05/21 at 1:48 PM EST: The Hollywood Reporter is reporting the deal is a five-year deal worth more than $1 billion.  The new deal is worth $205 million annually and is expected to begin in October 2019. The deal is approximately 3 times what NBCUniversal is currently paying WWE to air SmackDown Live its USA network.

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