Report: WWE & NBCU Far Apart On Price, WWE Hires Help

The Los Angeles Times is reporting that NBCUniversal and WWE are “far apart on price” regarding a new domestic television distribution agreement. According to their report, they’ve retained Chris Bevilacqua, head of media advisory firm Bevilacqua Helfant Ventures, to negotiate the deal. Click here for coverage by the LA Times. For more on when to […]

When To Expect A New Domestic WWE TV Deal Announcement, The Future Of The Company’s PPV Business Including Some Providers Refusing To Carry Wrestlemania XXX, Meaningless PPV Buyrates, WWE Network Subscriber Targets, The Complete Weekly Programming Lineup For The WWE Network Revealed

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Photo Of Ryback’s Elimination Chamber Singlet, Zack Ryder Gives Justin Bieber Advice

Ryback’s Elimination Chamber Singlet Ryback Tweeted a photo of his airbrushed singlet for his Elimination Chamber Kickoff match with Curtis Axel against Cody Rhodes & Goldust on Sunday. You can view it below: New RybAxel limited edition "Step Brothers" singlet for Sunday at #WWEChamber #RybAxel pic.twitter.com/MZz7LpxYqp — Ryan Reeves (@Ryback22) February 20, 2014 Here was […]

Live Coverage From WWE Investor Conference Call For 2013 Earnings

WWE hosted a conference call with investors on Thursday morning to discuss the company’s 2013 fourth quarter earnings and year-end results. You can go over them at this link. Pay-per-view buyrate data for the quarter is broken down at this link. Representing WWE on the call was Vince McMahon, George Barrios and Michael Weitz. I […]

This Week’s Impact Wrestling Preview – 3 Matches Announced

This week’s episode of Impact Wrestling will air from tape as the company taped it on their European tour in Manchester, England. The following is advertised:  TNA Champion Magnus vs. Gunner What will Dixie Carter’s decision be on MVP’s challenge for the Lethal Lockdown match? The Wolves vs. Bad Influence TNA Knockouts Champion Madison Rayne […]

TNA’s Tease Of Bobby Roode’s Future, Impact Opener, New Podcast

- One of the angles TNA is pushing for this week’s episode of Impact Wrestling is Bobby Roode’s future with the company. The storyline is Roode has “had enough” of Dixie Carter and is mulling retirement. Since the show was taped last month we know how things end but you can read TNA’s coverage here […]

WWE Reports 2013 Fourth Quarter & Full Year Results

WWE announced their 2013 fourth quarter and full year results before market open on Thursday. The company revenues at $118.4 million compared to $115.1 million in the prior year quarter. They reported an operating loss of $12.2 million compared to income of $2.6 million in the prior year quarter. Net loss was $7.9 million compared […]

More On The Future Of WWE PPVs On Dish Network

For those that missed it, Dish Network isn’t carrying WWE Elimination Chamber on Sunday. They claimed in a statement to Zap2it they’ll continue to consider the value of WWE pay-per-views on an event by event basis. They posted the following on their Facebook page: “DISH will not offer the ‘WWE Elimination Chamber’ PPV on 2/23. […]

WWE HoF Special On USA, Earnings Thursday, Vince McMahon On Yes Movement, Ongoing TV Negotiations

- The USA Network will air a one-hour special of the 2014 WWE Hall of Fame Ceremony immediately following the April 7, 2014 episode of Monday Night Raw. As we’ve reported several times and was outlined in the official WWE Network programming release, the ceremony will be available live in its entirety on Saturday, April […]

WWE Releases Statement Regarding Dish Not Carrying Elimination Chamber

WWE released the following statement regarding Dish Network not carrying Sunday’s WWE Elimination Chamber pay-per-view: All WWE cable and satellite partners are providing WWE Elimination Chamber this Sunday with the exception of DISH. If you are a DISH customer, you can purchase WWE Elimination Chamber online at http://WWE.com/PPV. Click here for more info on How […]