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 […]

Tamina Training For Return, Full List Of Upcoming WWE Studios Movies, WWE Helps Striker Get Home, JR Provides Backstage Update

- Tamina Snuka, who is currently out with an injury, continues to train in preparation for her in-ring return. – Variety is reporting that Anchor Bay Films has picked up the distribution rights to WWE Studios’ horror pic “No One Lives,” starring Luke Evans.  Other upcoming WWE Studios films include “Dead Man Down” starring Colin […]

CM Punk Thinks Match Against Austin Is Bigger Than The Rock, AJ Lee On WWE Star With Worst Breath, Wrestlemania Kickoff

- WWE Champion CM Punk, never at a loss for words, said in a radio interview while promoting Hell in a Cell he feels a match between himself and Steve Austin is a bigger match than a bout between himself and The Rock. Will Punk vs. Austin happen at Wrestlemania 29? We have the latest […]