Archive - 02/28/2013

Orlando bidding to host another WrestleMania in 2015 or 2016


The Orlando Business Journal website is reporting that Orlando is submitting a bid to host WrestleMania again in either 2015 or 2016. In the recently released Central Florida Sports Commission newsletter it was revealed that the Commission received a request for proposal from WWE to once again host WrestleMania in late March or early April in in...

Only 3 out of 10 WWE departments increase in Q4 2012 revenue


The majority of departments in WWE registered less revenue than the previous prior-year quarter, with only three out of ten making an increase. All figures below are compared to Q4 2011. Live event revenues declined from $26.9 million to $23.3 million; Pay-per-view events were down to $13 million compared to $14.6 million; Venue merchandise was...

WWE reports Q4 2012 financial results


WWE today announced its financial results for the 4th 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 as compared to a loss of $13.1 million in the prior-year quarter. Net income was $0.6 million as compared to a loss of $8.6 million in the...