Triple H’s Hall Of Fame Induction, Jericho Special After Raw

– WWE has posted Michael Cole’s sit down interview with Triple H and Arnold Schwarzenegger to talk about Hunter’s induction into the International Sports Hall of Fame at this link. You can also watch embedded in the video below: – Highlights of Hunter’s induction from over the weekend are online at this link or embedded […]

Mark Henry Resurfaces, WWE Network Birthday, Marine 4 Cover Art

– Mark Henry resurfaced with a surprise appearance at Booker T’s Reality of Wrestling show in Texas over the weekend. Henry cut a promo in front of the live crowd. You can watch video footage at this link or embedded in the video below: – WWE announced a 24-hour birthday marathon on the WWE Network […]

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 […]

The Voice Of Reason #1: WWE Network, Royal Rumble, Gimmick PPVs

Welcome to the Voice of Reason! Some of you may remember me from years ago when WNW was just starting to rise to prominence. I worked for WNW for nearly 4 years, covering a wide range of topics from SmackDown to TNA to RAW to PPVs to UFC. After a while though, I got burnt […]

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 […]