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Rogers expanding WWE Network in Canada

WWE Network

Rogers Communications today announced that it has reached arrangements for the WWE Network with multiple television providers, expanding the Network’s reach in Canada. Six new providers will carry the Network, all launching before WrestleMania 31 giving Canadian fans the ability to watch WrestleMania on the Network rather than the more expensive...

WWE Network ends 2014 with 816,000 subscribers

WWE Network

By the end of 2014, WWE Network had a total of 816,000 subscribers, with 772,000 in the United States and 44,000 International, bringing in $23.3 million in revenue for the quarter. WWE kept increasing the number of subscribers per quarter, starting with 495,000 by March 31, 700,000 by June 30, 731,000 by September 30, and 816,000 by December...

Revenue for each WWE business by department for Q4 2014

WWE HQ

With the earnings release comes the department numbers which shows which WWE businesses are doing well and those which are not doing so well. The below numbers are all compared to the same quarter of the prior year apart from the WWE Network which obviously was not launched back then. Those who are in the black: WWE Network generated $23.3 million...

WWE announces 2014 Q4 and year end financial results

WWE HQ

WWE today announced its 2014 Q4 and year end results with revenues for the quarter increasing 19% to $140.5 million from $118.4 million in the fourth quarter last year. For the quarter, the Company reported a Net loss of $1.6 million, or $0.02 loss per share, as compared to a Net loss of $7.9 million, or $0.10 loss per share, in the prior year...

Trailer for John Cena’s new movie Trainwreck

John Cena

The trailer for the movie Trainwreck, which former WWE champion John Cena has a supporting role in, made its debut online yesterday. The movie, directed by Judd Apatow and written by Dolph Ziggler’s ex-girlfriend Amy Schumer, is a comedy starring Schumer herself, Tilda Swinton, Bill Hader, Daniel Radcliffe, Marisa Tomei, along with John Cena and...

NXT Takeover: Rival results

NXT

Here are the results from last night’s NXT Takeover: Rival special on the WWE Network which took place from Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. Hideo Itami defeated Tyler Breeze; Baron Corbin defeated Bull Dempsey; Buddy Murphy and Wesley Blake defeated Sin Cara and Kalisto to retain the NXT Tag Team titles; Finn Balor defeated Adrian...

Chyna claims Triple H hit her, WWE denies allegations

Chyna

In her interview with Vince Russo, former WWE Women’s and Intercontinental champion Chyna revealed that Triple H hit her when he was confronted by her about the relationship with Stephanie McMahon, a serious allegation which Triple H has denied. Chyna said that the two got into a heated argument and confronted him with the question about him...

NXT Takeover: Rival live on WWE Network tonight

NXT

Live from Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida, WWE presents NXT Takeover: Rival on the WWE Network starting at 8PM EST. The full card is as follows: Sami Zayn vs Kevin Owens for the NXT title; Charlotte vs Sasha Banks vs Bayley vs Becky Lynch in a fatal 4 way for the NXT Women’s title; Buddy Murphy and Wesley Blake vs The Lucha Dragons...

Darren Young blasts WWE for running UAE shows, WWE responds

Darren Young

WWE Superstar Darren Young criticised WWE for running live events in Abu Dhabi since the UAE has a harsh stance against homosexuality. Using Twitter, Young wrote, “My freedom of speech is gone. Gone but never forgotten. I feel like no one has my back and it upsets me. The struggle is real. I’m human.” He later deleted the tweets which he...

WWE in United Arab Emirates for three day tour

WWE logo

WWE Superstars are currently in the United Arab Emirates for a three day tour in Abu Dhabi, a tour which brings in a lot of revenue for the company due to high ticket prices. The company will run three events – starting tomorrow – and then on the 13, and 14 of February. All shows are at the Zayed Sports City Tennis Stadium. Due to the...

Raw rating for 02/09/2015

RAW

Monday Night Raw didn’t do so well in the ratings this week, getting 3,658,000 viewers, down significantly from last week’s 4,292,000 number, a drop of 634,000 viewers. Hour one did 3,786,000 viewers, followed by 3,670,000 in the second hour, and then down even more to 3,518,000 in the third and final hour. The show turned away 268,000 viewers...

Triple H announces plan for a touring NXT

NXT

During his NXT conference call with the press earlier today, Triple H said that he wants the NXT brand to start touring by later this year or beginning of 2016, making it the third WWE group on tour. At the moment, NXT does non-televised live events around in Florida, usually close to Orlando running in small venues to give the NXT talent more...

John Cena suffering from eye injury

John Cena

John Cena’s real eye injury was played into last night’s angle with Rusev as it’s pretty impossible not to notice the bruising. According to WWE physician Dr. Chris Amann, Cena suffered a corneal abrasion during one of last weekend’s non-televised live event matches, although he did not specify when or how it happened. “As mentioned [on...

Total Divas season 3 episode 15 rating

Total Divas

Sunday’s episode of Total Divas, which was titled Girl vs Girl Bye, did 1,253,000 viewers, up slightly from the 1,200,000 viewers the show did two weeks ago. Last week the show did not air on E! Episode 15 is tied as the third most watched of season three so far.

Seth Rollins’ nude photo leaks online in apparent hack

Seth Rollins

Seth Rollins’ Twitter and Instagram turned X rated last night just before Raw went on the air as nude photos of his ex-girlfriend were mysteriously posted on his account and then his current girlfriend posted a nude photo of Rollins himself as payback. Rollins’ Instagram first posted a nude photo of Zahra Schrieber, an NXT talent that he dated...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 02/09/2015

RAW

For the second year in a row, the WrestleMania main-event has potential to change. As per Triple H’s “shocking” announcement last week, Daniel Bryan will face Roman Reigns at Fast Lane on Feb. 22 to determine who challenges Brock Lesnar for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship at WrestleMania. Will there be any other twists, or is the...