How Many WWE Network Has Reached, Free Signups Converting

We received a significant update on WWE Network subscriptions on Thursday as WWE reported their 2014 quarter four earnings and complete 2014 year-end results. As we previously noted, the WWE Network had 816,000 subscribers at the end of 2014. On January 26, 2015 they announced they reached 1 million subscribers. WWE Chief Financial Officer George […]

Vince McMahon Addresses #CancelWWENetwork

Vince McMahon was asked about the #CancelWWENetwork Twitter controversy that was a result of fans rejecting this year’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view during a conference call on Thursday with investors. Vince said such controversies are good for WWE and the vocal minority didn’t like the creative. He said “Santa Claus didn’t come for that pay-per-view, so […]

WWE Network Now Available In Middle East & North Africa, More Canadian Distribution

The WWE Network is receiving more intentional distribution. WWE announced on Thursday a new five-year partnership with OSN, the leading pay-TV network in the Middle East and North Africa, to distribute the WWE Network as a premium, linear channel. CLICK HERE for more information. Additionally, Rogers has reached carriage agreements for WWE Network with multiple […]

How Many WWE Network Subscribers Ended 2014, Traditional PPV Buys

WWE announced in their 2014 financial results the WWE Network had 816,000 subscribers at year-end. This means they gained at least 184,000 subscribers from December 31, 2014 to January 26, 2015 (the day they announced they reached 1 million subscribers) to take them to one million. Also reported in the results was traditional pay-per-view buys […]

WWE Reports 2014 Results, Q4 Earnings Growth Exceeds Expectations

WWE announced their 2014 fourth quarter financial results and reported complete 2014 earnings on Thursday before market open. Below is the complete release: WWE® Reports 2014 Results With Q4 Earnings Growth that Exceeds Expectations STAMFORD, Conn.–WWE (NYSE:WWE) today announced financial results for its fourth quarter ended December 31, 2014. Revenues for the quarter increased 19% to […]

WWE Offers The WWE Network For Free In February

The WWE announced a new promotional campaign this morning for the WWE Network. The company is offering a free month of the network to new subscribers during February. The new subscribers will be able to get WWE’s newest pay-per-view Fast Lane for free, which airs on February 22nd. Below is WWE’s official press release: STAMFORD, […]

WWE Network Reaches 1 Million Subscribers

WWE announced on Tuesday the WWE Network has reached 1 million subscribers. Below is the official press release: STAMFORD, Conn., January 27, 2015 – WWE® (NYSE: WWE) today announced that WWE Network has surpassed 1 million subscribers just 11 months after launch, making it the fastest-growing digital subscription service. These results represent a 37 percent […]

#CancelWWENetwork Trends Twitter After Royal Rumble

The hashtag #CancelWWENetwork trended Twitter in the hours after Royal Rumble 2015. Many subscribers Tweeted photos showing the cancelation of their subscription from the service following the pay-per-view. As we reported here on WrestlingNewsWorld.com, the crowd turned on the show after Daniel Bryan’s elimination from the 30-man Royal Rumble match followed by Roman Reigns winning […]

Kevin Owens Speaks, Sullivan Podcast, Cheat Meals, WWE Network Abroad

- Kevin Owens did an interview with Journey of a Frontman. You can read it at this link. – Mister Saint Laurent passed this along: Former WCW wrestler and booker Kevin Sullivan appeared last night on “The Legend of Mick Dodge,” a reality series that airs on National Geographic Channel. Mick Dodge, who lives off […]

WWE Network Now Available Online In Canada

WWE announced on Tuesday the WWE Network is now available online. Below is their official announcement: WWE fans in Canada can now enjoy WWE Network’s 24/7 programming, all 12 live pay-per-view events — including Royal Rumble, WrestleMania, SummerSlam and Survivor Series — and hours upon hours of on-demand content on their desktop and laptop computers. […]

WWE HOF Strong, Network An ‘Easy’ Sell, My WM31 Card, Story Of Rollins

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.