Nitro Coming To WWE Network, International Pricing, What Separates Stars In WWE

Triple H, Stephanie McMahon & George Barrios took part in “fireside chat” with Entertainment and Media Analyst Laura Martin of Needman Company at the the Needham Interconnect Conference in New York City on Tuesday. Below are the notable points to come out of the chat: Episodes of WCW Monday Nitro will be added to the […]

Stephanie & HHH At Needham Conference, Bella Twins At ComicCon, Daniel Bryan Snubbed

- WWE announced on Monday that Stephanie McMahon, Triple H and George Barrios will participate in a “fireside chat” with Laura Martin, Entertainment and Media Analyst, at the Needham Interconnect Conference for investors in New York City on Tuesday, August 5, 2014. Click here for more. – The Bella Twins were at the inaugural Wizard […]

Complete Recap Of WWE’s 2014 Quarter Two Conference Call

WWE held a conference call/interactive Webcast presentation with investors on Thursday morning to go over the company’s 2014 quarter two financial results. The official release is available at this link. Michael Weitz from investor relations opened the call by reading a prepared statement. Leading the call will be Vince McMahon and Chief Financial Officer George […]

WWE Announces 7% Reduction In Staff

Vince McMahon was quoted in WWE’s 2014 quarter two earnings release, where the company reported a Net loss of $14.5 million for the quarter and some very underwhelming WWE Network subscriber numbers. While McMahon expressed optimism, Chief Financial Officer George Barrios announced that WWE will be reducing their staff by 7%. The comments are included in […]

Important Points To Look For In Thursday’s WWE Earnings Release

WWE will release  one of their most important quarterly updates in company history on Thursday. The company will report their 2014 quarter two earnings before market open and Vince McMahon and George Barrios will speak with investors shortly thereafter. The release and call will include a lot of important data. Below are some things we’ll be […]

George Barrios To Talk Over The Top, Goldberg On A Potential In-Ring Return

WWE CFO to Talk Over the Top WWE announced that George Barrios will talk Over the Top content distribution at the 42nd Annual Cowen Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference in New York City on Wednesday. Click here for more. Goldberg Discusses Potential Return Wrestling News World reader Donald Wood sent word that he, along […]

George Barrios Note, Paige Speaks, Dark Match, Mick Foley’s Big Decision

- WWE announced that its Chief Financial Officer, George Barrios, will participate in the 42nd Annual J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference in Boston, Massachusetts on Wednesday. Click here for the official press release. – Digital Spy interviewed WWE Divas Champion Paige at this link. – WWE NXT Champion Adrian Neville beat Sami […]

Complete Coverage From WWE Business Outlook Conference Call

WWE held a conference call with investors on Monday to go over the recent decline of WWE’s stock price, which resulted in Vince McMahon reportedly losing $340 million. I was on the call on behalf of WrestlingNewsWorld.com and compiled the following notes: Michael Weitz opened the call by reading a prepared statement to open the […]

Explaining WWE’s Stock Selloff, Is WWE Network A Failure Already?, Bray Wyatt Stale?, WWE’s Problems Deeper Than Roster Cuts

The following is today’s edition of Ask WNW. Ask WNW is the most popular feature on the website where Richard Gray answers four questions daily, Monday through Friday. To submit your question for the next installment of Ask WNW, click here.

Timeline Of Events: WWE Announces New TV Deal, Stock Price Tanks, Vince McMahon Loses Third Of Net Worth, Major Changes Demanded, Investigation Launched

It’s been quite the week for WWE as they announced their new domestic TV licensing agreement with NBCUniversal. While the company had indicated to investors they would double or triple what they made annually in TV licensing fees, the deal saw a moderate increase that underwhelmed. Below is a complete timeline of events leading up […]

Sad Photos Of Pontiac Silverdome, Vince McMahon To Address Investors On Monday, Jack Swagger Interview

- Wrestling News World reader Patrick Peralta sent this link that goes to some depressing photos of the Pontiac Silverdome. The venue hosted a crowd of 93,173 on March 29, 1987 for Wrestlemania III. – One day after announcing their new domestic TV licensing agreement with NBCUniversal and watching their stock price fall in excess […]

Thurs. Update: Tough Enough Returning, WWE’s New US TV Deal, AJ Lee’s Future Explained, Latest Strategy In Regards To CM Punk, Royal Rumble & Elimination Chamber Buys, 5-Point Plan To Grow WWE Network, Backstage Report From Raw, 5 Releases

It’s a relatively quiet night with no shows or tapings but Impact Wrestling will air from tape as will WWE NXT. Our Impact “Open Thread” drops at 8:30 PM EDT tonight with streaming live results and your discussion. I previewed this week’s show with the spoiler link here on WrestlingNewsWorld.com. We’ll also have an Open […]

Complete Recap Of WWE Conference Call With Investors To Discuss 2014 Earnings

Vince McMahon and George Barrios held a call with WWE investors on Thursday morning to discuss the company’s 2014 first quarter earnings. I was on the call on behalf of WrestlingNewsWorld.com and filed the following recap: Michael Weitz from investor relations opened the call by reading a prepared statement. He introduced Vince McMahon. Vince talked […]

Update On WWE TV Licensing Agreements In United States & India

WWE Chief Financial Officer George Barrios issued the following statement in Thursday’s 2014 first quarter earnings release regarding the company’s TV licensing agreements in the United States and India: “Regarding our TV licensing agreements, we are continuing to negotiate with potential distribution partners in the U.S. and India. Over the past several years, we have […]

WWE Stock Tumbles After WWE Network Subscriber Announcement

Shares of WWE stock dipped more than 15% in the morning trading hours after the company’s announcement the WWE Network has 667,287 subscribers. Below is a screen capture of the stock tumbling: #WWE stock is currently down 14.60% after initial #WWENetwork subscriber announcement. pic.twitter.com/Jzo5Q4bDDw — Richard Gray (@wnwdotcom) April 7, 2014 Richard Reacts: Anything under […]