Monday, November 16, 2015
Press Release: Ring of Honor to air nationally on COMET starting December 2nd
Ring of Honor to air nationally on COMET starting December 2nd
#WatchROH every Wednesday at MIDNIGHT EST/11pm CST on COMET
(BALTIMORE, MD) – Ring of Honor ("ROH") is proud to announce that beginning December 2nd, ROH will air its weekly television program nationally on the COMET television channel. Fans will be able to #WatchROH every Wednesday night at midnight for the latest Ring of Honor action.
"Ring of Honor has been enjoying tremendous growth and expansion across the broadcast space, including new local TV deals in strategic markets, and even internationally with L'Equipe 21 in France," said Ring of Honor COO, Joe Koff. "As we continue to push for greater domestic and international distribution, Ring of Honor truly showcases itself as world-class wrestling. Having Ring of Honor on COMET, in addition to the availability in Sinclair markets and independent agreements, means fans across the United States can continue to enjoy ROH television weekly."
Ring of Honor's weekly episodes recently enjoyed great success on Destination America, peaking at 227,000 viewers on a single television airing. ROH's 26-week deal signed in May 2015 with Destination America is set to expire, which will see ROH's final episode air on the channel on November 25th, 2015.
Sinclair Television Group, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) ("Sinclair"), and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ("MGM"), recently announced that COMET, the first-ever 24 hour/7 day per week science fiction multi-channel network, which will feature more than 1,500 hours of premium MGM content, would premiere in over 60% of the country and over 65 million homes on October 31st of this year. The network will debut in all top markets including New York, NY; Los Angeles, CA; Chicago, IL; Philadelphia, PA; Seattle, WA; Denver, CO; St. Louis, MO; San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose, CA; Washington D.C.; Boston, MA; Pittsburgh, PA and Houston, TX. In addition to the Sinclair owned television stations, COMET will also launch on a number of Tribune and Titan stations.
Fans can also watch Ring of Honor content on http://rohwrestling.com . To find out where Ring of Honor Wrestling airs in your area click here. Fans can also follow Ring of Honor's social media channels for even more content and news, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.