WWE unveiled new programming on Thursday for the WWE Network to help continue its growth. Below are the highlights of the new programming: WWE expects to add approximately 180 hours of original content to the network’s featured programming. A reality series following the stars of NXT as they strive to make WWE’s main roster A […]
WWE released the traditional buyrate numbers for their pay-per-views in the second quarter of 2015 on Thursday. These numbers mean next to nothing now that the WWE Network is in operation and we broke down those numbers at this link. Here are the pay-per-view numbers: WWE Extreme Rules – 56,000 buys (compared to 108,000 in […]
The WWE Network had 1,156,000 paid subscribers through June 30, 2015. For the second quarter of 2015 (April, May and June), the service averaged approximately 1,216,000 paid subscribers. More information is available in WWE’s 2015 second quarter earnings released today. Download our FREE App! Dirt Sheet for iPhone, Android and iPad.
WWE reported their 2015 second quarter financial results on Thursday before market open. Below is the official press release: Second-Quarter 2015 Highlights OIBDA of $13.2 million increased $27.8 million from the prior year quarter WWE Network total subscribers increased 75% to more than 1.2 million from the second quarter 2014; average paid subscribers increased 31% to […]
WWE NXT Results (7/29/15) Wednesday, July 29, 2015 From Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida Report by CJ Blaze of WrestlingNewsWorld.com Rich Brennan welcome us to the show as we are three weeks way from NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn. Corey Graves and Byron Saxton are also on commentary. There is a new female ring announcer […]
WWE.com posted an exclusive interview with Layla on Wednesday where she announced that she is retiring from WWE. Below is an excerpt of the interview on her decision to leave: WWE.COM: Your decision to retire from WWE has to be the most difficult decision of your career. What makes walking away from the squared circle such […]
This week’s episode of WWE Tough Enough did 980,000 viewers on the USA Network. That’s down (-164,000) viewers from the week prior. WWE Tough Enough Viewership Archive: Episode #1 on June 23, 2015 – 1,209,000 viewers Episode #2 on June 30, 2015 – 1,047,000 viewers Episode #3 on July 7, 2015 – 1,221,000 viewers Episode […]
Hulk Hogan believes that Gawker’s Nick Denton leaked the transcripts to the National Enquirer and Radar Online that expose him using racist and homophobic slurs. TMZ is reporting that Hogan filed new court documents in his sex tape lawsuit against Gawker Media, where he asks a judge to launch an investigation into Denton and former Gawker executive A.J. Daulerio to […]
Stardust and Stephen Amell are still feuding on Twitter, with Amell even changing his profile picture to one with the WWE character. His latest tweet is as follows: Click here to load (if not loaded) Hey @StardustWWE – I'm not a wrestler. But if you keep calling me out, I'm going to come to Raw […]
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James tweeted on Tuesday his favorite wrestlers of all time are Ultimate Warrior, Sting, Ric Flair and Legion of Doom. You can view the tweet in its original format below: Click here to load (if not loaded) @Briantelevision Ultimate Warrior, Sting, Ric Flair and Legion of Doom — LeBron James (@KingJames) […]
WWE Studios have acquired the rights to The Resurrection of Galvin Stone, a faith-based film featuring Shawn Michaels. Below is the official press release: WWE® STUDIOS TAKES WORLDWIDE RIGHTS TO THE RESURRECTION OF GAVIN STONE Brett Dalton, Anjelah Johnson-Reyes, D.B. Sweeney, Neil Flynn and WWE Legend Shawn Michaels® Star in the Faith-Based Title LOS ANGELES, […]
– Mada Abdelhamid (put in by The Miz) was eliminated from WWE Tough Enough on this week’s episode. Mada was in the bottom three with Amanda Saccomanno (put in by Daniel Bryan) and Zamariah “ZZ” Loupe (put in by Paige). Miz ended up putting in a save for Amanda. – With The Miz taking over […]
For those that missed this week’s episode of WWE Tough Enough, The Miz replaced Hulk Hogan as a judge, joining Paige and Daniel Bryan on the panel. Chris Jericho indicated the third judge’s spot could rotate each week. As for the story on The Miz getting the nod, WWE officials have been really happy with […]
Chris Jericho had Dennis Haskins (a/k/a Mr. Belding) on his Talk is Jericho podcast. Haskins talked about his love of music, told stories from the 90’s “Saved by the Bell” sitcom, discussed the reunion on Jimmy Fallon earlier this year, his wrestling fandom and much more. You can listen embedded below: Check out what this […]
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