What The WWE Network Means For Upcoming Domestic TV Licensing Deal

WWE’s formal announcement of the WWE Network means they hold all the cards in negotiations with networks regarding a new deal for their domestic TV licensing fees, Merrill Barr wrote on Forbes.com. With Raw recently averaging 4 million viewers across its three hour block on the USA Network, it’s no coincidence that’s the exact number […]

Complete Details On Jerry Lawler Health Issues Monday Night

Vince McMahon pulled Jerry Lawler from the announce team at this week’s “Old School” episode of Monday Night Raw for precautionary reasons. However, Lawler’s absence from television only exacerbated concerns about his health from casual viewers. While WWE featured Lawler in a segment with Josh Mathews on the WWE App, the majority didn’t see it. […]

Royal Rumble Commercial Bloopers, Jake Roberts/WWE Update, Mark Henry Interview

- WWE posted a video of Royal Rumble 2014 commercial bloopers at this link, you can also watch embedded in the video below: – Jake Roberts has been bombarded with questions from fans wanting to know if he’s booked for this month’s 30-man Royal Rumble match. Roberts’ response is that time will be the answer. […]

WWE Network Subscriber Targets, Future Of PPV Business, International Launch Dates

WWE filed this document with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday regarding the WWE Network. After reading the document, we were able to compile the following information: Regarding the number of subscribers for the WWE Network, based on the company’s market research, they feel they’ll be able to “ultimately attract between 2 million […]

Mike Mooneyham Retracts Mae Young Report, Says She’s Still Alive

Mike Mooneyham of The Post and Courier, who broke the news that Mae Young died on Thursday, is retracting his report. The following is from Twitter: Mae Young has not passed away. The source who reported her passing received incorrect information. Mae is gravely ill, but still alive. — Mike Mooneyham (@ByMikeMooneyham) January 9, 2014

How To Book Kaitlyn, Other Names At WWE Announcement, NXT Tapings, Renee Young Featured

- Kaitlyn announced via Twitter you can book her to make appearances at Booking@celestialbodiez.com. – Mark Henry, Linda McMahon, Naomi and Cameron were all in attendance at the WWE Network announcement at the Wynn Las Vegas on Wednesday night. Henry was wearing a sling, most likely to sell his storyline injury. – WWE will hold […]

AJ Lee Thanks Kaitlyn For The Memories

WWE Divas Champion AJ Lee Tweeted the following about Kaitlyn leaving the company: To @KaitlynWWE : Thank you for letting me have your tryout, your first match, your last match, and your Savage Garden CD. I could not have — A.J. (@WWEAJLee) January 8, 2014 survived or succeeded without you. But I’m really psyched my […]

Hulk Hogan Says He Wasn’t In Las Vegas For WWE Announcement

Despite multiple sources reporting Hulk Hogan was at the Wynn Las Vegas for the WWE Network announcement on Wednesday night, the Hulkster himself says he was at Hogan’s Beach in Florida. The following is from Twitter: Yo guys,I was at Hogans Beach tonight filming with the Mad Fisherman Charlie Moore,brother. HH — Hulk Hogan (@HulkHogan) […]

Report: Mae Young Taken Off Life Support

Mike Mooneyham of The Post and Courier is reporting that Mae Young was taken off life support on Wednesday. The following is from Mooneyham’s verified Twitter account: Sad news to report. Received word tonight that #MaeYoung has been taken off life support. Prayers for this grand lady of wrestling. — Mike Mooneyham (@ByMikeMooneyham) January 9, […]

Official WWE Network Press Release

Below is the official press release for the forthcoming WWE Network: WWE® NETWORK LAUNCHES FEBRUARY 24 STAMFORD, Conn., January 8, 2014 – WWE Network, the first-ever 24/7 streaming network, will launch live in the U.S. on Monday, February 24, featuring all 12 WWE live pay-per-view events – including WrestleMania® – valued at more than $600 […]

WWE Network Videos – Sneak Peek, Live Demonstration, Steve Austin

The WWE Network was formally announced on Wednesday night from the Wynn Las Vegas. We have a complete recap of the presentation that was available live stream at this link. Several video highlights from Wednesday’s announcement were posted on YouTube. We’ve included them below: WWE Network Sneak Peek: WWE Network Demonstration: Sneak Peek: The Monday […]

26 WWE Network Questions Answered In Official Release

WWE sent out the following FAQ for members of the media regarding the WWE Network: 1. What is WWE Network? WWE Network is a 24/7 streaming service with both scheduled programming and an on-demand library. WWE Network will include all 12 WWE live pay-per-view events including WrestleMania 30, groundbreaking original series, reality shows and documentaries, […]

Complete Details On The WWE Network – Format, Price, Launch Date & More

Welcome to a special “Open Thread” featuring WWE’s historic announcement of the WWE Network. I’ll be updating the coverage right here at WrestlingNewsWorld.com throughout the night. The stream is live as Michael Cole is introduced as the event host. Cole calls it one of the most important days in WWE’s storied history. Today they take […]