— The below release was just added to the official sky sports website, confirming what was documented about the UK getting RAW live every week:
Sky has recently signed a new 5 year agreement with World Wrestling Entertainment and from the beginning of 2005 will carry all nine first run hours of WWE’s seven weekly programmes including for the first time a weekly live showing of WWE RAW on Monday nights.
WWE RAW – Live on Sky Sports on Mondays nights at 2.00am, repeated Wednesday evenings at 9.00pm – LIVE PROGRAMME STARTS 03/01/05
WWE SmackDown! – Sky Sports Fridays at 9.30pm with repeats on Saturday AT 2300
ALL TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE
In addition, during negotiations Sky accepted a request from WWE to include more live events on Pay-Per-View and therefore Sky Box Office will now show eight events annually, including the favourites WrestleMania, Royal Rumble, Summerslam and Survivor Series.
Further, there will be six monthly Specials also shown live on Sunday evenings on Sky Sports.
All programming is subject to change and where appropriate will be shown completely uncut when scheduled for late evening viewing. Repeats suitable for daytime will be edited.
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