WWE partners with YouTube

Multi-year agreement will see full episodes of Friday Night Smackdown and Superstars aired.
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WWE and YouTube have sealed a multi-year deal which means full episodes of the likes of Friday Night Smackdown and Superstars will be shown online.

The agreement - which also includes WWE NXT and ECW - makrs one of the first times that YouTube will feature complete episodes of primetime TV programmes on the site.

The deal expands WWE's YouTube's channel offerings, which already has 90,000 subscribers who have viewed more than 100 million WWE videos to date. WWE will also augment the channel by increasing content clips of flagship show Monday Night Raw, as well as WWE Classics and short videos.

"WWE has established itself as one of the top global entertainment brands in the world," said Chris Maxcy, strategic partner director at YouTube. "WWE's content is hugely popular on YouTube. Bringing in full length, primetime television programmes to the site is a huge win for our community and fans of the WWE."

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