Archive - 02/05/2013

HBO orders pilot for Dwayne Johnson untitled project

The Rock (Movies)

Deadline.com is reporting that Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is teaming up with HBO after he received the green light for a pilot order for a thirty minute dramedy. Johnson will reunite with his Pain & Gain co-star Mark Wahlberg and director Peter Berg for the pilot and the still untitled project is written by Boardwalk Empire producer...

IMPACT to air live in the UK on January 30 from Scotland

Impact

TNA President Dixie Carter announced today while in Glasgow, Scotland, that TNA will be broadcasting its first ever live TV show from outside the United States in 2014. The important date to mark down is January 30, 2014, with the live show taking place at The Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland. “It’s historical for a number of reasons. One...

Breakdown of Q1 2013 revenue by each WWE department

WWE HQ

Out of the 10 major WWE revenue generators departments, three of them decreased when compared to the same period of last year, five made an increase in revenue, while the other two pretty much made the same amount of money. Those which lost money compared to Q1 2012, live event revenue dropped 5% to $21 million; Home entertainment (DVD/Blu-Ray)...

WWE reports Q1 2013 financial results

WWE

WWE today announced financial results for Q1 2013 ending March 31. Revenues totaled $124.0 million as compared to $123.1 million in the prior year quarter. Operating income was $6.1 million as compared to $16.0 million in the prior year quarter. Net income was $3.0 million as compared to $15.3 million in the prior year quarter. “I the first...