WWE Investigated, More On Upcoming Sting DVD, Cole Interviews Stephanie

Levi & Korsinsky, LLP is the latest law firm to launch an investigation into WWE regarding their domestic TV licensing agreement with NBCUniversal and the information they communicated about it to shareholders. More information for shareholders can be obtained at this link. (Thanks to WNW reader Ciprian Danciulescu.) Amazon.com has published the listing for the […]

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 […]

Clarification On WWE Network Subscriber Count

The WWE Network has 700,000 subscribers as of June 30, 2014. Below is a clarification of how that breaks down: WWE announced on July 31, 2014 they have 700,000 WWE Network subscribers as of June 30, 2014 WWE announced on April 7, 2014 they had 667,287 WWE Network subscribers The company added 161,000 subscriptions during […]

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 […]

Full Details On WWE’s 10-Year Deal w/Rogers Communications In Canada

WWE issued a formal press release on their new 10-year broadcast and multimedia agreement with Rogers Communications in Canada. We reported here at WrestlingNewsWorld.com that as part of the agreement, the WWE Network will be available as a traditional a-la-carte Pay-TV channel in the country. The official release is below: TORONTO — Rogers Communications and […]

WWE’s Stock Price Up On 2015 OIBDA Outlook Improvement Of $30 Million

WWE reported their 2014 quarter two earnings before market open on Thursday. As part of the release, the company provided an update on WWE Network subscribers, the traditional pay-per-view buy rates for shows in the quarter, announced WWE Network’s international availability and revealed a plan for the WWE Network to operate as a traditional Pay-TV […]

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 […]

WWE Network Available As Traditional Pay-TV Channel Next Month In Canada

WWE announced on Thursday the WWE Network will be available as a traditional a-la-carte Pay-TV channel in Rogers’ cable systems in Canada. The clearance comes as part of a new 10-year partnership with Rogers Communications. The company announced a WWE Network preview on systems beginning August 12 and thereafter through other Pay-TV providers outside Rogers’ […]

WWE Network Available Internationally Next Month, In UK By October

WWE announced on Thursday the WWE Networkwill be available in over 170 countries and territories beginning on August 12, 2014. Below is an excerpt from the official WWE release: International Availability: The Company plans to make the U.S. version of WWE Network available on an over-the-top basis starting August 12th in over 170 countries and […]

Traditional Buys For Wrestlemania 30, Extreme Rules, Payback & MITB

WWE reported their second quarter earnings for 2014 on Thursday before market open. We covered the release in its entirety at this link. In the release, the official traditional pay-per-view buy rates for the shows in the second quarter were announced. Please note the WWE Network was in place for all of these shows so […]

Mass WWE Job Cuts Feared Ahead Of Earnings Release

We noted earlier on Wednesday that Thursday is a very important day for WWE as they will report their quarter two earnings for 2014 with updates on the WWE Network. Early indications are the numbers are not going to be good with an increased fear that mass job cuts are coming. WWE has already been […]

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 […]