WWE Extends TV Distribution Deal In Spain For Two Years

WWE and Atresmedia announced on Thursday they have extended their TV distribution agreement and promotional partnership for an additional two years to carry Raw and Smackdown . The deal will run through 2016. According to a release issued to announce the deal, ratings for Monday Night Raw and Smackdown have doubled in the country over […]

WWE Exec In Moderated Q&A Session, Wrestlemania 30′s Economic Success

WWE Chief Financial Officer George Barrios will participate in a moderated Q&A session at the Wells Fargo 2014 Technology, Media & Telecom Conference for investors in New York City on Wednesday. WWE issued an official press release to announce his inclusion. You can read it below: STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– WWE (NYSE:WWE) announced that its Chief […]

WWE Talent At USF Game, Where’s Daniel Bryan?, Transcript Of Earnings Call

WWE Talent at USF Game Wade Barrett, Sheamus and Titus O’Neil were in attendance at Saturday’s Houston at South Florida college football game. You can view a photo below: Click here to load Photos/Tweet (if not loaded) Thank you for taking a picture with me @WWESheamus @TitusONeilWWE @WadeBarrett. It was nice meeting you guys. pic.twitter.com/4l6f66PKSm […]

WWE Responds To Recent Litigation

WWE highlighted two specific lawsuits brought against them in Form 10-Q filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday. Litigation included is one suit alleging they violated securities laws and the other filed by Billy Jack Haynes that we covered at this link. Below is their response to the lawsuits: You can […]

Live Coverage Of WWE Conference Call To Discuss 2014 Quarter 3 Results

Vince McMahon and WWE Chief Financial Officer George Barrios hosted a conference call with investors on Thursday morning to discuss the company’s 2014 third quarter results. I was on the call on behalf of WrestlingNewsWorld.com and compiled the following notes: Michael Weitz from Investor Relations opened the presentation by reading a prepared statement. Vince McMahon […]

Vince McMahon – “It’s Time To Remove All The Barriers To Those That Want WWE”

Vince McMahon commented on the change to the WWE Network, with the company removing the 6 month commitment to the $9.99/month price, in Thursday’s earnings release. Below is Vince’s comment in its entirety: “During the quarter, we delivered stronger financial performance than anticipated and surpassed our guidance while making significant progress on the execution of […]

Official Release – WWE Reports 2014 Third Quarter Results

WWE reported their third quarter results from 2014 on Thursday morning before market open.  Below is the official release in its entirety: STAMFORD, Conn., October 30, 2014 – WWE (NYSE:WWE)  today announced financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2014. For the quarter, the Company reported a Net loss of $5.9 million, or $0.08 per […]

Traditional WWE PPV Buys For Battleground, SummerSlam & Night Of Champions

WWE reported traditional pay-per-view buy rates for Battleground, SummerSlam and Night of Champions as part of their 2014 third quarter results on Thursday. The numbers are as follows: WWE Battleground 2014 – 99,000 buys (compared to 199,000 buys as Money in the Bank in 2013) SummerSlam – 147,000 buys (compared to 296,000 buys in 2013) […]

WWE Network $9.99 Per Month With No 6-Month Commitment

WWE announced a change to WWE Network subscriptions on Thursday morning. Below is an excerpt from WWE’s official release: New Simplified Price Plan: Beginning November 1, the Company will introduce a new simplified price plan at $9.99 per month with no commitment (cancel at any time). Current subscribers will benefit from this new simplified plan as they […]

Vince McMahon Interested In Selling WWE?

Jayson Derrick of Benzinga.com previews WWE’s third quarter results they will report on Thursday before market open. It’s noted the company is expected to lose $0.17 per share on revenue of $133.2 million, according to consensus analyst estimates. What’s more interesting is that Reverend Emmanuel Lemelson, chief investment officer of Lemelson Capital Management (a global […]

Confirmed For Smackdown, WWE On Domestic Abuse/Talent Polices, Slam City To Nicktoons

- WWE will tape this week’s episodes of Main Event and Smackdown on Tuesday from the Intrust Bank Arena in Wichita, Kansas. It’s been announced that Cesaro will face Dolph Ziggler for the WWE Intercontinental Championship on this week’s Smackdown. Brooks Oglesby will have complete taping results here at WrestlingNewsWorld.com and CJ Blaze will cover […]

Exclusive Photos Of WWE’s Beautiful Jet In Kansas City

The private WWE corporate jet has arrived at Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport in Kansas City, Missouri, WrestlingNewsWorld.com can confirm. Kansas City, home of the 2014 American League Champions, will host this week’s episode of Monday Night Raw. Former Wrestling News World co-owner Ryan Gray drove down to the airport and provided the following photos: […]

Big WWE Network Update Coming

WWE announced on Thursday they’ll report their third quarter 2014 results on Thursday, October 30, 2014 before market open. Vince McMahon and George Barrios will host a conference calls with investors at 11 AM Et that morning to discuss the results. The report will be significant in that we will get an update on the number […]