TORONTO | MEXICO CITY – IMPACT Wrestling, a subsidiary of Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp., announced today that it has renewed its broadcast deal for Mexico with Mexico City-based MVS Comunicaciones MVStv.
IMPACT Wrestling launched on MVStv in 2018 and, after a successful start, has now reached a more comprehensive agreement with the Mexico City-based broadcast platform, covering more than 300 hours of IMPACT Wrestling programming, including the flagship weekly show IMPACT!, monthly One Night Only specials and tentpole pay-per-view events such as Slammiversary and Bound For Glory.
“Hot off the heels of a pair of successful events in Mexico City, we are thrilled to extend our partnership with MVStv to broadcast our premier content across Mexico,” said Ed Nordholm, president of IMPACT Wrestling. “We had more than 30 million social media engagements in Latin America across our YouTube, Facebook and Twitter platforms in 2018. We are very pleased that our fans in Mexico will now have an opportunity to see our full lineup of original content.”
Alejandro Vazquez Vela, General Director of Content for MVStv and DISH México, commented: “The weekly IMPACT! show has been very well accepted by our audience and having local wrestling events recorded in Mexico has been a great support for both the channel and the brand. We are happy to continue and expand our collaboration with IMPACT Wrestling.”
IMPACT Wrestling showcases top professional wrestling stars such as IMPACT World Champion Johnny Impact, Eli Drake, Moose, Brian Cage, Killer Kross, Eddie Edwards and Sami Callihan, Mexican superstars such as Pentagon Jr. and Fenix, the high-flying X-Division and the Knockouts, including Champion Taya Valkyrie, third-generation star Tessa Blanchard and Rosemary. IMPACT! premiers weekly on MVStv in Mexico on Saturday nights at 9:00 p.m. CDT.
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About IMPACT Wrestling
IMPACT Wrestling is one of the world’s largest wrestling entertainment properties, creating more than 200 hours of original content annually across television and other digital platforms. IMPACT Wrestling specializes in creating premium content, events, products, merchandise and music, as well as the management and promotion of professional wrestlers. The roster features such greats as World Champion Johnny Impact, Eli Drake, Moose, Eddie Edwards, Sami Callihan, Brian Cage, Pentagon Jr., Fenix, Rich Swann, the high-flying X-Division, plus the Knockouts, including Taya Valkyrie, Tessa Blanchard, Su Yung, Allie and Rosemary. Its highly successful flagship, IMPACT!, is broadcast globally, including Fridays at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Pursuit Channel in the United States, Fight Network and GameTV in Canada, Sony ESPN in India, 5Spike and Fight Network in the United Kingdom, SuperSport in Africa, and MVStv in Mexico. Additional IMPACT Wrestling content also airs on Fight Network in the U.S., which is available on cable systems such as Altice One, Suddenlink, Centurylink, Armstrong Cable, among others. IMPACT Wrestling also streams a 24-hour channel on Twitch.tv and is a top 10 sports video producer on YouTube with over 2 million subscribers, 36 million monthly views and 1.5 billion all-time views. IMPACT Wrestling launched the exclusive Global Wrestling Network (GWN) app in October 2017, showcasing over 3,000 hours of library and current programming, as well as content from leading independent professional wrestling organizations around the world.
A general entertainment channel with diverse genres of interest including: newsreels, series, variety shows, concerts, movies, late-night shows and sports. With great content quality that manages to link the public with society and its Mexican identity, MVStv reaches all of Mexico offering different and innovative entertainment.