In a shock to WWE fans around the world Monday, the WWE Network will have a new home coming in March of 2021. NBC Universal and WWE have agreed to multi-year deal which will see the WWE Network move to the streaming service Peacock. Starting March 18th, 2021, the WWE Network wrestling fans have used for almost seven years to the day will cease to exist for viewers in the United States. As far as international viewers go, until something else is announced, the WWE Network will be available for those outside of the United States as it exists now.
Fans will be able to view all WWE Network content on its new home, Peacock, for only $4.99 a month (with ads). If you want to have adds removed from your viewing experience, the Peacock Premium Plus will be available for $9.99. The deal, according to the Wall Street Journal, is currently set at five years and worth more than 1 billion dollars. Variety has also reported that all live events, including Wrestlemania, will be available for viewing at no extra charge for Peacock subscribers. Those who do not subscribe to Peacock or Peacock Premium plus will have to order Pay Per Views from there cable or satellite provider.
Beginning March 18th, Peacock will launch on the WWE Network and include the following:
- All live pay-per-view events including WrestleMania and SummerSlam; Fastlane will be the first WWE pay-per-view to stream on Peacock on Sunday, March 21.
- Original series like Steve Austin Broken Skull Sessions, Undertaker: The Last Ride and the all-new WWE Icons;
- In-ring shows like NXT, NXT UK and WWE 205 Live, as well as replays of Raw and SmackDown;
- WWE Network archives, including every WWE, WCW and ECW pay-per-view event in history;
- Groundbreaking documentaries, including WWE 24, WWE Untold, and WWE 365;
- And, starting in 2022, one signature documentary annually.
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