WWE Acknowledges Stephanie McMahon Is No Longer Head Of Creative, Changes Her Title

WWE issued a press release on Wednesday, noting the promotions of Michelle Wilson, George Barrios and Stephanie McMahon. The key name here is Stephanie McMahon. We reported here on WrestlingNewsWorld.com Premium on October 28, 2013 that Stephanie McMahon had stepped down as the head of creative. The move was described as something that she welcomed, […]

George Barrios Presentation, Watch Bad News Barrett, What You Didn’t See On Raw

- WWE Chief Financial Officer George Barrios is scheduled to participate at the UBS 41st Annual Global Media and Communications Conference in New York City on December 10, 2013. The Webcast to watch his presentation will be located at this link. – For those that missed the Bad News Barrett segments with Wade Barrett on […]

Live News & Notes From WWE’s Conference Call With Investors Featuring Vince McMahon

WWE held a conference call with investors on Thursday to discuss the company’s 2013 third quarter earnings. 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. Joining Weitz for the call is Vince McMahon and WWE Chief Financial Officer George […]

When The WWE Network Will Get A Launch Date, Pricing Update

WWE’s Chief Financial Officer George Barrios gave a presentation at the Citi Global Consumer Conference in New York City on Wednesday. After the presentation, Barrios was asked about the forthcoming WWE Network. In addition to discussing the type of programming, Barrios said WWE will announce a launch date for the Network when the first carriage agreement […]

George Barrios Talks More About Programming On The WWE Network

WWE’s Chief Financial Officer George Barrios gave a presentation at the Citi Global Consumer Conference in New York City on Wednesday. After the presentation, Barrios was asked about programming for the forthcoming WWE Network. Barrios said the WWE Network will center around the company’s monthly pay-per-views. They’ll be creating retrospective content from their library such […]

WWE Investor Conference Call Coverage With Vince McMahon

WWE held a conference call with investors to discuss their 2013 First Quarter Earnings on Thursday morning. Michael Weitz opened the call by reading a prepared statement. He handed over the call to Vince McMahon. Vince said they had mixed results this quarter and went over the results. Rather than recapping the numbers, everything is available in […]

More On PPVs To The WWE Network, Price Point

4-Traders.com has a new interview with WWE Chief Financial Officer George Barrios. In it, he discusses the future of pay-per-view and the WWE Network. Below are the highlights: Sure. So on the first part, continuing on with our core products, we’re going to keep them fully distributed. We think that’s a great platform for a […]

WWE Exec On UFC – “It’s A Lot Of Guys, It’s A Lot Of Cigars And A Lot Of Smoke”

UFC fighter Chasel Sonnen recently said no one on the WWE roster can count to eight, while discussing Vince McMahon challenging Dana White to a fight. WWE Chief Financial Officer George Barrios revealed his thoughts on the UFC audience at the 25th Annual ROTH Conference. Barrios, who admitted he’s been to a UFC event, said: […]

John Laurinaitis Returns, WWE PPVs On Smartphones, Punk Watches TNA, George Barrios Presentation

- John Laurinaitis is at the Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, North Carolina for this week’s WWE Raw. This doesn’t necessarily mean he’ll return to television as he has been working as a producer backstage but has been off the road recently due to shoulder surgery. Reports he was released from the company were unfounded and […]

WWE Unveils Their Mount Rushmore; George Barrios Discusses Vince McMahon’s Behavior

- Dot com has an article online where they unveil “The Mount Rushmore of WWE.” The monument is comprised of The Undertaker, “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, John Cena and Hulk Hogan. You can check it out at this link. – WWE Chief Financial Officer George Barrios is featured at this link. He reveals he considers […]

Investors Anticipating WWE Network Announcement Next Thursday

Next Thursday, November 1, 2012 WWE will report their 2012 quarter three earnings before the stock market open at 9:30 AM ET. A conference call with investors hosted by Vince Mahon will follow at 11:00 AM EDT. While earnings are always notable because they unveil how the company is doing finically as well as update […]

WWE Investor Conference Call Highlights – Investor Scolds The Company Over Lack Of Transparency Regarding The WWE Network, Exec Says Smackdown Brand Is Behind Where They Want It To Be, Vince McMahon Admits They Took TV-PG Too Far

Vince McMahon and WWE Chief Financial Officer George Barrios hosted a conference call with investors on Thursday morning to discuss the company’s second quarter earnings for 2012. I was on the call on behalf of WrestlingNewsWorld.com, below are the highlights: Michael Weiz, from investor relations, opened the call by reading a prepared statement. Vince McMahon […]