SPOTV announced a partnership today with All Elite Wrestling (AEW) to broadcast and stream AEW content on its linear channels and OTT service to sports fans in Southeast Asia. This landmark deal also marks AEW’s first foray into Malaysia, exclusively for viewers on SPOTV.
AEW is the new professional wrestling league taking the world by storm with its meteoric rise, record-high ratings, world-class roster and highly entertaining product. The high-octane AEW content will be available starting 2 December on SPOTV linear channel well on SPOTV’s mobile streaming app, SPOTV NOW.
In addition to global wrestling icons such as Chris Jericho, Samoa Joe, Jon Moxley, Bryan Danielson, Claudio Castagnoli and Sting, AEW is also simultaneously developing fresh new stars like MJF, Darby Allin, Jungle Boy, Jade Cargill, Dr. Britt Baker, Toni Storm, Ricky Starks and Powerhouse Hobbs. Further bolstering its global pop culture infiltration, AEW has launched impressive collections of video games, action figures, trading cards, merchandise and more.
Each week, fans can enjoy all the action from AEW: DYNAMITE and AEW: RAMPAGE. In addition, fans will have access to AEW’s quarterly pay-per-view events – REVOLUTION, DOUBLE OR NOTHING, ALL OUT and FULL GEAR.
SPOTV CEO, Lee Choong Khay, said: “We are incredibly excited to be AEW’s exclusive partner in Malaysia and are looking forward to working closely to expand and grow the brand across the region. AEW’s compelling content and appeal to Southeast Asian audiences are a right fit for SPOTV as well, as we continue to deliver the best sports entertainment to our viewers.”
Tony Khan, CEO, GM and Head of Creative, AEW, said: “We’re looking forward to partnering with SPOTV to showcase the best professional wrestling that fans in Malaysia demand and deserve. We recently celebrated the three-year anniversary of AEW Dynamite, and more fans
around the world are discovering our dynamic storytelling, high-flying action and incredible roster of global stars and homegrown talent on a weekly basis.”
SPOTV is committed to introducing a new era in sports entertainment by bringing fans closer to the world’s biggest and most popular sporting events, not only on the TV screen, but also via the SPOTV NOW app. Sports fans will be able access curated and localized behind-the-scenes and on- the-ground coverage on @SPOTVMY on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and Twitter. SPOTV NOW is available in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Singapore on Google Play Store and App Store. SPOTV channels are available in Malaysia on Astro and Unifi TV.
WHO IS SPOTV?
SPOTV is a subsidiary of Eclat Media Group from South Korea. As its Southeast Asia subsidiary, it is registered and based in Singapore from October 2021. The group runs the Number One sports network in South Korea, SPOTV, and has other lines of businesses, such as print, advertising and PR. SPOTV runs two regional sports channels, SPOTV and SPOTV2, and is currently distributed across territories in Southeast Asia and select East Asia territories such Indonesia (First Media, MNC Vision, K-Vision, UseeTV, MAXstream), Hong Kong (Now TV) ,Malaysia (Astro, Unifi TV), the Philippines (Cignal, Skycable), Singapore (Singtel TV, StarHub TV), Thailand (TrueVisions), and selected East Asia territories such as Macau (Macau Cable TV), and Mongolia (Univision).
SPOTV NOW (mobile app) is available in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore with other markets to follow. By providing more content and reaching out to a wider audience, avid sports fans can conveniently watch live, on-demand, and exclusive content on SPOTV NOW, whenever they prefer, wherever they are. SPOTV broadcasts globally renowned sports properties such as MotoGPTM, Wimbledon, US Open (tennis), The Open Championships, World Table Tennis, Badminton World Federation Events as well as Asian popular sports including the Korean Baseball League (KBO) and Korean Basketball League (KBL). SPOTV seeks to be an inclusive and dynamic platform that profoundly engages the Asian sports fan.
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