Vive la France! Or something like that.

WWE’s Corporate Website has released a new report, indicating that L’Équipe, the leading French free TV channel dedicated to sport, today announced a new agreement to broadcast “Raw” on free-to-air television in France.

The company has been slowly moving to increase their French audience, which included “Summerslam” being broadcast in their language for the first time. You can see the announcement from Maryse below:

SummerSlam to be available on demand in French on WWE Network

SummerSlam to be available on demand in French on WWE Network

From the report:

Beginning March 10, L’Équipe channel la chaine L’Équipe will air a one-hour version of Raw at 10 a.m. on Saturdays with an additional re-air on Saturday nights, all with French commentary.

“We are delighted to partner with WWE, renowned all over the world for its high-quality TV programs,” said Arnaud de Courcelles, L’Équipe TV Director. “La chaine L’Équipe is happy to offer Raw to its viewers, which is a mix of spectacular sport and entertainment!”

“We are thrilled to partner with L’Équipe and expand our reach on their popular channel in France,” said Michelle Wilson, WWE Co-President. “This partnership to deliver localized WWE programming allows us to provide our unique blend of action-packed, family-friendly entertainment to WWE fans throughout the country.”

Raw will also be available on L’Équipe’s TV Everywhere platform for authenticated subscribers, and on its 7-day VOD catchup window.

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