Brock Lesnar has signed a new contract with WWE to remain with them for multiple years. While terms have not been disclosed, I’m being told it’s believed Lesnar signed a two year agreement. The deal is still a part-time agreement, where he’ll work limited dates under a hefty full-time downside guarantee. Merchandise was a huge […]
– WWE issued a press release on Wednesday to announce that Wrestlemania 29 generated $101.2 million in economic impact for the New Jersey/New York region this past April, according to a study conducted by the Enigma Research Corporation. The announcement was made by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. Click here to read the release on […]
The network television premiere of Wrestlemania 29 did an average viewing audience of 1,920,000 viewers on NBC on Saturday night. Last year, the special did 2,730,000 viewers with Wrestlemania XXVIII. The year before that, Wrestlemania XXVII, drew 3,630,000 in their NBC television special. Click here for more.
WrestleMania 29 World Television Premiere WrestleMania 29: The World Television Premiere is set to air tonight on NBC at 9/8 CT. Below is an excerpt from the official WWE website: WWE and NBC are joining forces to bring WrestleMania to network television on Saturday, Aug. 3, at 9/8 CT when “Wrestlemania 29: The World Television […]
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
WWE reported their 2013 second quarter financial results prior to market open on Thursday morning. In them, were the official pay-per-view buyrates of the quarter. They are as follows: Wrestlemania 29 – 1,039,000 buys (compared to 1,217,000 as Wrestlemania XXVIII in 2012) Extreme Rules – 231,000 buys (compared to 263,000 in 2012) WWE Payback – […]
How Much of “Total Divas” is Scripted? While this will probably shock no one, “Total Divas” does feature scripted segments for the sake of entertainment, however, the segment where Cameron’s boyfriend Vincent got upset at Brodus Clay after Wrestlemania 29 dress rehearsals was a shoot. Should Steph McMahon Give Daniel Bryan a Makeover? Do you […]
Smackdown Doesn’t Air Overseas Due to this week’s episode of Smackdown being taped on Wednesday night, the show did not air in international markets. WWE aired a show that featured clips from previous episodes. Official Details on Wrestlemania 29 on NBC The following press release was issued by WWE and NBC regarding the broadcast television […]
Tour the WWE Performance Center WWE uploaded a video tour of the new WWE Performance Center at this link. You can also watch in the video embedded below: [youtube id=”lQ143ZewDeY” width=”620″ height=”360″] Tamina Snuka in “Hercules” Tamina Snuka apparently has a small part in the upcoming movie “Hercules” starring his cousin The Rock. The following […]
Here are some sales figures for the latest WWE DVDs: 12 Rounds 2: Reloaded sold 31,855 copies in its first week. This is down 52,000 units from The Marine 3 in its opening week. Speaking of which, The Marine 3 is up to 167,559 units sold in North America. The chart is available at this […]
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.
WWE released the preliminary buy numbers for Wrestlemania 29 on their corporate website on Friday night. The early estimated number is 1,048,000 buys. While an estimate, this is short of the 1,217,000 buys that Wrestlemania XXVIII garnered last year, however, is the third year straight buys exceeded the 1 million threshold as Wrestlemania XXVII did […]
Relive Wrestlemania 29 Wrestlemania 29 will be released on DVD and Blu-Ray on Tuesday. In addition to the pay-per-view, the release includes the complete 2013 WWE Hall of Fame Ceremony, pre-show match and post-show. You can order now here at Amazon.com. Santino Opening Training Academy Santino Marella is opening a pro wrestling/mixed martial arts facility […]
WWE announced on Thursday that Wrestlemania 29 was their highest-grossing “Wrestlemania” of all-time. The event earned $72 million, with that figure including ticket sales and pay-per-view buys. Last year’s Wrestlemania XXVIII did $67 million in Miami. Early buy rate estimates have the show at 1.2 million, which is less than the reported 1.3 million sold […]
Economic Impact of Wrestlemania 29 NJ.com has the first details regarding the economic impact of Wrestlemania 29 in New Jersey. The article notes that workers earned about $1.4 million in gross salaries and benefits. Between Wrestlemania 29, the Hall of Fame Ceremony and Wrestlemania Axxess, fans bought more than 140,000 tickets. WWE says Axxess was […]