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 […]

Batista Wants Retirement Program w/HHH, Hogan On Iconic WM30 Segment, New WWE Network Hire

- The Mirror out of the United Kingdom has more quotes online from Dave Batista to promote his role in the upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy film. In it, Batista confirms that he’ll be back to WWE but doesn’t give a date. He questions how much longer he can continue to work and says he […]

Lawsuit Filed Against WWE, Bella Vows Stephanie Will Pay, Smackdown Fallout

- The Law Office of Robbins Arroyo LLP announced on Friday they have filed a class action lawsuit against WWE. The suit is filed on behalf of investors that purchased WWE’s stock between October 31, 2013 and May 16, 2014. The complaint seeks relief on behalf of the plaintiffs based on accusations of the company […]

WWE Declares Dividend, Network Subscriptions Set To Renew, Gruden On JBL & Cole Show

- WWE announced their quarterly dividend on Friday. Below is the official announcement: STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– WWE (NYSE:WWE) announced that its Board of Directors today declared the Company’s regular quarterly dividend of $0.12 per share for all Class A and B shares of common stock. The record date for the dividend will be September 15, […]

Rollins Wrestling School, Battleground Poster, Punk Merch, Kaitlyn On WWE Hardships, Buyout Speculation, Stars Talk KENTA

- Seth Rollins and Marek Brave are opening their own wrestling training facility in Moline, IL. You can read about it at their official website. – Here’s an “old school” promotional poster for Sunday’s WWE Battleground pay-per-view: My friend @JRomer0 Tweeted this "old school" promo poster for Sunday's #WWEBattleground pic.twitter.com/vnIkEHSuHn — Richard Gray (@wnwdotcom) July […]

WWE To Report 2014 Second Quarter Earnings Later This Month; WWE Network Update Expected

WWE announced on Thursday they will report their Second Quarter earnings for 2014 on Thursday, July 31, 2014 before market open. Later in the morning, Vince McMahon and Chief Financial Officer George Barrios will host a conference call with investors at 11 AM ET. The date is significant for a number of reasons but none […]

WWE Announces New Member To Board Of Directors

WWE announced on Monday that TV executive Laureen Ong has been elected to the company’s Board of Directors. Ong most recently worked for the Travel Channel, where she was building brand strategy, developing programming and creating new business opportunities for the network. Below is the official press release: STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– WWE (NYSE: WWE) today […]