On Tuesday morning, Jeff Jarrett’s Global Force Entertainment company announced a partnership with Monopoly Events to bring exclusive content to the FITE TV service. The following press release was issued:
NASHVILLE — Monopoly Events and Global Force Entertainment have partnered to make FITE TV the exclusive home of streamed content from Monopoly’s UK Comic Cons.
After the success of Starrcast and NWA 70, this is the next series of events GFE will bring to FITE. The first such event will be Comic Con Liverpool, March 8-10 from the Exhibition Centre Liverpool. It will include an appearance by the icon Sting.
The second event Monopoly and GFE will bring to FITE is “For the Love of Wrestling,” April 27-28, also from Exhibition Centre Liverpool. Those appearing are a veritable who’s who of wrestling greats, including Ric Flair, Bret “Hitman” Hart, Kevin Nash, Scott Hall and “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan.
Monopoly Events is a leader in the industry that has brought engaging Comic Cons throughout the UK for years,” GFE CEO Jeff Jarrett said. “And now we are excited to bring these compelling panel discussions as well as other exclusive content to FITE subscribers.”
“We are delighted to have formed a new partnership with Global Force Entertainment to bring our brands and events into the living rooms of fans all over the world,” Monopoly CEO Andy Kleek said.
GFE and FITE will release more information about pricing and programming in January.
“Jeff Jarrett has brought us another unique segment of programming that fits well into our portfolio,” FITE COO Michael Weber said. “The potential for this vertical is virtually unlimited.”
About Monopoly Events
Monopoly Events is the leading promoter of Comic Cons in the UK. It has 14 events scheduled for 2019 that include wrestling, film, television and music. Monopoly is behind Comic Con Liverpool, Comic Con Scotland, Comic Con Manchester and For the Love of Wrestling, among many others.
About Global Force Entertainment
The Nashville-based Global Force Entertainment (GFE) was founded in 2014 by WWE Hall of Famer and professional wrestling veteran Jeff Jarrett. GFE specializes in developing and acquiring events that take place in non-traditional settings featuring the stars from the pro wrestling and music worlds. For more information go to GlobalForceEntertainment.com.
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