Fight Network Partners with Ring of Honor to Air Weekly TV Series Across Canada
For Immediate Release – April 18, 2016
Toronto – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 multi-platform channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, and Ring of Honor Wrestling, wholly owned by Sinclair Broadcast Group (SBGI), announced today a multi-year partnership for a weekly series to air across Canada, debuting Tuesday, April 26 at 11 p.m. ET.
New episodes of Ring of Honor Wrestling on Fight Network will premiere Tuesdays at 11 p.m. ET. Check listings for encore airings throughout the week.
ROH boasts an exciting roster of established industry stars and top prospects, including world champion Jay Lethal, The Young Bucks, The Briscoe, Christopher Daniels, Roderick Strong, Alex Shelley and many more. The organization helped spawn the careers of CM Punk, Daniel Bryan, Seth Rollins, Samoa Joe and countless other industry stars.
“Ring of Honor has long been touted as a worldwide leader in professional wrestling and we’re thrilled with the opportunity to finally bring a weekly series to Canadian fans,” said Chad Midgley, VP of Fight Network. “Over the past decade, ROH has staged plenty of five-star matches that will go down in history as some of the best. Its focus on in-ring quality, attention to detail and talent development is outstanding, making it a perfect fit for our stacked professional wrestling block on Tuesday nights.”
“Ring of Honor is honored and excited to bring our product to the Fight Network,” said Joe Koff, Chief Operating Officer of Ring of Honor Wrestling. “For many years, we’ve produced live shows for our Canadian fans and now we are thrilled to provide the ability to watch Ring of Honor wrestling on their television, in addition to online at rohwrestling.com and on our YouTube channel.”
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About Fight Network
Fight Network (www.fightnetwork.com) is the world’s premier combat sports network dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, including fights, fighters, fight news and fight lifestyle. The channel is available on Cablevision’s Optimum TV, Suddenlink Communications, Grande Communications and Armstrong Cable in the U.S., all major carriers in Canada, Roku and Apple TV devices across North America, over 30 countries across Europe, Africa and the Middle East and on TSN Radio in Canada via its program “Live Audio Wrestling.” Fight Network is a subsidiary of Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp. (www.anthemse.com), which also launched FNTSY Sports Network across North America in March 2014 and holds a significant ownership interest in Pursuit Channel.
About Ring of Honor
Ring of Honor Wrestling is owned by Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., the largest and one of the most diversified television broadcasting companies with affiliations across all the major networks. Ring of Honor is a professional wresting company which produces weekly, original 1-hour television wrestling programs and is the only wresting promotion in the United States with a major, multi-market presence on broadcast TV. Ring of Honor is also syndicated on select TV stations and regional Cable Systems. For further information on Ring of Honor visit www.rohwrestling.com.