The official WWE pay-per-view buy rates for every show in the fourth quarter of 2012 were released on Thursday as part of the company’s earnings report. The buy rates are as follows: Hell in a Cell – 199,000 buys (compared to 182,000 in 2011) Survivor Series – 208,000 buys (compared to 281,000 in 2011) WWE […]
- WWE released their 2012 fourth quarter and year end results prior to the stock market open on Thursday. Below is the detailed release: WWE (NYSE:WWE) today announced financial results for its fourth quarter ended December 31, 2012. Revenues totaled $115.1 million as compared to $112.9 million in the prior-year quarter. Operating income was $2.6 million […]
IGN interviewed WWE Champion The Rock in Panama while he was filming the upcoming reality series, The Hero, which will premiere this summer on TNT. Below are the highlights: Returning to face John Cena: “He was my pick, yes,” The Rock confirmed. “Definitely. You have to understand that my return back into the WWE was […]
WWE is hosting a Diva Search in Los Angeles where they are seeking out new female talent. Ten candidates from modeling agencies are being paid to train, those deemed impressive will be offered developmental contracts. Head NXT trainer Bill DeMott is presiding over the tryouts.
- The Rock noted on Twitter he’s departing Panama as they’ve finished shooting his new TV series “The Hero.” – Lilian Garcia is in Nashville working with songwriters to pen four songs for her new album. – WWE will report their 2012 fourth quarter earnings prior to market open on Thursday. At 11 AM Vince […]
CM Punk was asked at the Ohio Comic-Con in September last year if he would like to challenge Undertaker for “the streak” at Wrestlemania. The following quotes are directly from Punk: “That Doesn’t interest me… I like being in situations where you don’t know who is going to win… Whoever wrestles in that I feel […]
The premiere episode of “Robot Combat League” featuring Chris Jericho as host did an average viewing audience of 1,350,000 viewers on SyFy. SyFy was so pleased with the number they issued the following press release: “ROBOT COMBAT LEAGUE” KICKS BOT AS SYFY’S BEST PREMIERE FOR A NEW UNSCRIPTED SERIES AMONG ADULTS 18-49 IN OVER TWO […]
WWE issued the following press release regarding this week’s Social Media Smackdown: WWE® SOCIAL MEDIA Smackdown GOES LIVE ON SYFY FRIDAY, MARCH 1 AT 8PM NEW YORK — February 27, 2013 – Syfy and WWE (NYSE:WWE) today announced Social Media Smackdown, a live social media event which, for the first time ever, will include live […]
- Dot com takes a look at the “Evolution of Trish Stratus” in a new feature at this link. – Below is a look at all three covers for the March 2013 issue of WWE Magazine. I got the one with Brock Lesnar on the front a couple weeks ago: Ok, we want to know […]
- Jim Ross discusses making an appearance on this week’s Smackdown in a new blog entry posted here on his official website. JR was obviously at the show hanging out backstage as they were in Oklahoma City. – CM Punk worked this week’s WWE Raw fighting an illness. Many put him over not only for […]
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Mister Saint Laurent reporting: In part 1 of a 2 part conversation this week on MLW Radio, available right now at: MLW.com, WWE superstar Chris Jericho joined Konnan to discuss their crazy times in Mexico, Bischoff’s big offer to keep him WCW when he was jumping to the WWF, making the transition to being a […]
Stephanie McMahon is officially on Twitter. Triple H, her husband, sent out the following and she responded: @tripleh Thanks Honey, I needed another responsibility! — Stephanie McMahon (@StephMcMahon) February 27, 2013 If you are unable to view the Tweets embedded, below is a transcription: Triple H: Hey, I badgered my wife into doing this nerdfest […]
RedCarpetCrash.com interviewed The Miz at this link. Speaking of Miz, he is featured on this week’s episode of WWE Inbox where he answers questions about Marine 3. Watch at this link or embedded below: [youtube id="zM9n1NujTd8" width="620" height="360"] While we are stuck on Miz, remember he’ll be a guest on “Conan” on TBS on Wednesday […]
We broke here on WrestlingNewsWorld.com Premium on February 19, 2013 that WWE was targeting a major name to induct Bruno Sammartino into their Hall of Fame. That name is Arnold Schwarzenegger and as of this writing, negotiations remain ongoing. As for the other inductors, here’s the latest: Mick Foley said he would like either Terry […]