WWE Third Quarter Earnings Up 9%, Beat Estimates

WWE reported their third quarter financial results for 2013 on Thursday prior to market open.  Below is the official release: STAMFORD, Conn.– WWE (NYSE:WWE) today announced financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2013. Revenues increased $9.1 million or 9%, to $113.3 million from $104.2 million in the prior year quarter driven by a significant […]

WWE MITB Buys Up, SummerSlam & Night Of Champions Down

WWE officially reported their third quarter earnings for 2013 on Thursday, announcing the official pay-per-view buy rates for Money in the Bank, SummerSlam and Night of Champions. The numbers are as follows: Money in the Bank – 199,000 buys (compared to 188,000 the year prior) SummerSlam – 296,000 buys (compared to 358,000 the year prior) […]

Stephanie McMahon Comments On Forthcoming WWE Network

Following directly up on my earlier report, Stephanie McMahon spoke on the targeted date for the WWE Network on Wednesday during the TV Summit at NYC Television Week. Below is a quote from an article here on BroadcastingCable.com: “We are looking at traditional and nontraditional distribution, and we’re targeting first quarter next year.” It’s worth […]

WWE Expected To Sign Monster TV Licensing Deal, Goldust Drops Weight, Nikki Bella Speaks

- Forbes SportsMoney did a feature on the upcoming TV licensing deal that WWE is expected to sign with NBC Universal. Analysts speculated the deal could see WWE receiving four to six times their current $140 million a year deal and top NASCAR’s $4.5 billion/10-year contract. Click here to watch the segment in its entirety. […]

Mick Foley Featured, Good News For WWE Video Game Partner, Sheamus Update

- Mick Foley is featured in a new episode of CollegeHumor’s “Hardly Working.” You can watch it at this link. – Take-Two Interactive, WWE’s new video game partner, reported strong financial results for the fiscal second quarter 2014, ended September 30, 2013. You can read their press release at this link. Speaking of earnings, WWE […]

Survivor Series Theme, Visitors At WWE TVs, Former Diva Getting Reality Series?, Bryan Pulled From Media, Kane Update

- The official theme song for WWE Survivor Series is “How I Feel” by Flo Rida. – Scotty 2 Hotty was visiting at this week’s Monday Night Raw in Orlando, Florida. Scotty now works as a firefighter in Florida. – Former TNA Knockout SoCal Val was at this week’s WWE television tapings. She’s also been […]

AJ Styles vs. Judas Mesias In Mexico, Bob Ryder Reveals TNA Schedule, Godderz Interview

- AJ Styles will defend the TNA Championship against Judas Mesias at Sunday’s AAA television taping in Tonalá, Mexico. Mesias, whose real name is Ricky Banderas, has worked for TNA before and event worked a One Night Only taping earlier this year. – Bob Ryder wants to set you straight on the TNA touring schedule. […]

Video Of Dixie Carter “Removing” AJ Styles From TNA Website, New Impact Podcast

- In a new TNA 24/7 video, Dixie Carter shows that she removed AJ Styles from the official ImpactWrestling.com website now that the TNA title is vacant. You can watch the video at this link or embedded in the video below: [youtube id="MMNEKLSEWwA" width="620" height="360"] This is kayfabe as TNA has booked Styles in matches […]

Fandango Speaks, WWE Tryouts, Del Rio Interview, Henry’s New Look, JR’s Raw Thoughts

- Fandango is quoted at this link. – WWE tried out students of the Team 3D Wrestling Academy and the Team Vision Dojo (Scott Hall, Chasyn Rance, & Larry Zbyszko’s Orlando training facility) prior to this week’s Monday Night Raw in Orlando, Florida. They’re also set to get a look Tuesday night at the Smackdown […]