Ring of Honor Wrestling to be available
weekly on FITE TV
BALTIMORE, MD (June 22, 2016) – FITE TV and Ring of Honor Wrestling (ROH) announced today that ROH’s weekly program is now available around the world on the FITE TV app starting Monday June 27th. The weekly ROH program that airs on Sinclair Broadcasting’s network of stations on weekends will now also be available every Monday starting at7:00pm ET, and throughout the week for free on a Video on Demand (VOD) basis.
FITE TV, is a free mobile app for viewing fighting sports on TV using only a smartphone. The FITE app can be downloaded either through the Google Play or iTunes app stores. Programming can be either viewed on your smart phone/tablet or automatically flipped onto your wifi connected television. FITE is available anywhere in the world that has wifi connections.
“We are excited about this opportunity to increase the availability of our program around the world through this unique mobile app platform,” said ROH General Manager Greg Gilleland. “ROH fans now have another easy way to stay up to date with the latest ROH action on their time schedule, wherever they are in the world.”
Ring of Honor Wrestling is a subsidiary of Sinclair Broadcast Group and features some of the best wrestlers in the world including ROH Champion Jay Lethal, ROH Tag Team Champions – The Addiction (Frankie Kazarian and Christopher Daniels) and the Briscoe Brothers.
“Since our debut four months ago, we have had the opportunity to present over 100 live events on FITE TV, including Ring of Honor’s outstanding pay per views this year. This is the natural next step for our viewer base to offer weekly original programming with a consistent schedule,” said Michael Weber, FITE TV Senior Vice President of Marketing. “ROH fans now know that at 7:00pm ET, their favorite wrestling show can be viewed on either their mobile device or on their large screen television each week as a free VOD.”
Since FITE TV’s debut in February, the app has partnered with over 80 different programmers to supply live and video-on-demand fights to FITE TV viewers. Some of FITE’s programming partners include Ring of Honor Wrestling, Golden Boy Promotions, AXS TV, World Series of Fighting, Tuff-N-Uff and more. To view the full partner list, it can be found onFITE TV’s website.
About Ring of Honor Wrestling:
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 COMET, select TV stations and regional Cable Systems. For further information on Ring of Honor visitwww.rohwrestling.com.
About FITE TV:
FITE TV is a product of Flipps Media and is a free mobile app that is a one-stop shop for viewing all sports within the fighting discipline globally including MMA, professional wrestling, boxing, and traditional martial arts. With only access to a smartphone and a connected TV, with the FITE app, viewers can watch live events, on-demand programming, interviews and fighting sports related movies and documentaries on the big TV screen. More information can be found at www.fite.tv.