Hurricane Sandy Benefit Concert To Preempt This Week’s Smackdown

This week’s Smackdown will be preempted in the United States as NBC Universal will be airing a benefit concert called “Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together” across all their networks on Friday, November 2, 2012 at 8 PM ET. Money collected from the program will be donated to the American Red Cross for Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. […]

WWE Conference Call Recap – WWE Network Format Announced But No Launch Date Available

Vince McMahon and WWE Chief Financial Officer George Barrios hosted a conference call on Thursday morning with investors to discuss the company’s 2012 quarter three earnings. I was on the call on behalf of WrestlingNewsWorld.com. Below are the highlights: Michael Weitz, from investors relations, opened the call by reading a prepared statement which included well […]

John Cena Grants Another Wish Of A Sick Child

The Kids Wish Network issued the following press release on Thursday: WWE® SUPERSTAR JOHN CENA, KIDS WISH NETWORK GRANT WISH FOR BOY WITH HYDROCEPHALUS JONESBORO, Ga. – International children’s charity Kids Wish Network announced today that through the generosity of the WWE and other sponsors, Maurice Wilson’s dream of meeting his favorite WWE Superstar, John […]

Official PPV Buyrate Numbers For Money In The Bank, SummerSlam & Night Of Champions

WWE released the official pay-per-view buyrate numbers for all shows in the third quarter of 2012 in their earnings release Thursday morning. They are as follows: Money in the Bank – 188,000 buys (compared to 195,000 buys in 2011) SummerSlam – 358,000 buys (compared to 296,000 buys in 2011) Night of Champions – 189,000 buys […]

WWE Reports 2012 Third Quarter Earnings – Down From Q3 Last Year

- WWE announced their 2012 third quarter earnings Thursday morning prior to the stock market open. Below is the release in its entirety: WWE (NYSE:WWE) today announced financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2012. Revenues totaled $104.2 million as compared to $108.5 million in the prior year quarter. Operating income was $5.0 million […]