Yahoo continues content push with exclusive WWE partnership and original programming


Last week, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer announced an exclusive deal to offer Saturday Night Live’s clip library online, but it turns out that was just the tip of the content iceberg. Today, Yahoo is revealing a slew of new programming deals that run the gamut from partnerships with ABC News and WWE wrestling to new original programming including a John Stamos comedy about celebrities losing their virginity.

First, the partnerships. The biggest news is Yahoo’s deal with WWE, which gives it exclusive access to archives of historic wrestling matches, shows, highlights, and other content. There will be two new weekly series produced exclusively for Yahoo, as well as a 30-minute pre-show for Monday Night Raw and pre-show content for every WWE…

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