Category - WWE

Royal Rumble 2015 PPV tickets on sale this morning

Royal Rumble

Tickets for the 2015 Royal Rumble will go on sale to the general public this morning starting at 10AM EST at ComcastTix.com. Prices are $25, $35, $55, $75, $150, $200, $450 for ringside rows 2 to 5, and $500 for first row ringside. Ringside seats will also get you the collectable pay-per-view chair. The show will take place at the Wells Fargo...

Triple H joins Sports Legacy Institute’s Boards of Directors

Triple H

Sports Legacy Institute, a non-profit organization dedicated to concussion education and research, announced that Paul Levesque, Executive Vice President, Talent, Live Events & Creative at WWE, Inc.  has been elected to its Board of Directors. “We are thrilled to welcome Paul Levesque to our Board of Directors,” said Christopher Nowinski...

Randy Orton to miss upcoming WWE European tour

Randy Orton

Former WWE champion Randy Orton has been pulled from the upcoming WWE European tour which starts next week due to other commitments. Orton will be filming The Condemned 2: Desert Prey for Lionsgate and WWE Studios in 10 days time with production set in New Mexico. Since WWE will tape Raw and Smackdown in England it’s likely that Orton will miss...

WWE Network to debut in the UK on November 3

WWE Network

WWE fans in the United Kingdom will finally get the WWE Network starting Monday, November. The month of November will also be free for UK fans and signups will be accepted starting at 8PM GMT on Monday. For the first two weeks, the WWE Network in the UK will only be available on a browser, iOS, and Android devices. Then starting on November 18...

Wall Street not impressed with WWE’s numbers

WWE HQ

Wall Street was not particularly happy with the WWE numbers released today although considering the big disappointment of the WWE Network subscribers count, investors also showed WWE some mercy. On the earnings report day, WWE stocks ended the day at $12.51, a 5.73% decrease over yesterday’s closing. The day’s high was $13.17 which was right...

WWE loses 255,000 Network subscribers in one quarter

WWE Network

Out of the new additional 31,000 subscribers to the WWE Network, 3,000 of them are in the United States while the rest of the 28,000 subs are International. In total during the quarter, WWE added 286,000 subscribers to the Network however had a massive 255,000 cancellations. Out of the 286,000 new subscribers, 23,000 out of them decided to take...

Consumer products division the big winner in Q3 for WWE

WWE logo

Most of the major WWE departments registered a loss when compared to the same prior year quarter, with only consumer products division and WWE studios – barely – registering an increase. The following are department by department numbers on how they fared for Q3 2014. WWE Network generated $22.4 million in subscriptions; Licensing...

WWE announces Q3 2014 financial results

WWE HQ

WWE today announced financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2014. For the quarter, the Company reported a Net loss of $5.9 million, or $0.08 per share, compared to Net income of $2.4 million, or $0.03 per share, in the third quarter last year. “During the quarter, we delivered stronger financial performance than anticipated...

Modifications coming to the WWE Network

WWE Network

In a press release issued today, WWE announced some changes that will be coming to the WWE Network by the end of the year. Limited advertising – which was announced a few weeks ago – have already started with companies such as Pepsi, Mattel, K-Mart, Take-Two Interactive, and Pure Talk USA being the first advertisers. The advertising...

WWE Network adds only 31,000 subscribers since June 30

WWE Network

WWE Network subscribers reached a total of 731,000, an addition of just 31,000 subscribers from the end of June. The number represents also new subs from over 170 countries which started getting the Network in August, a number which is surely not what WWE wanted. With disappointing numbers, WWE has once again hit the reset button on their...

Big day for WWE tomorrow as Q3 2014 results will be announced

WWE HQ

It will be a big day tomorrow for WWE as the company will be releasing its Q3 2014 results with all eyes on the updated WWE Network number. In the last quarter earning results, WWE revealed that they had a total of 700,000 subscribers. In August, WWE opened up the Network to over 170 countries but left out big markets such as the United Kingdom...

Raw rating for 10/27/2014

RAW

Monday Night Raw pulled in a total of 3,745,000 viewers for this week’s show, up just 50,000 from last week. The fallout from Hell In A Cell did not spark any particular interest amongst WWE fans. Hour one did 3,868,000, followed by 3,839,000 in the second hour and then losing 310,000 viewers for the third hour for an audience of 3,529,000...

Daniel Bryan required to undergo second surgery

Daniel Bryan

During a segment at Smackdown tapings yesterday, a segment which will probably not make it on television, it was announced that Daniel Bryan will have to undergo a second surgery to fix his arm. The second surgery was originally scheduled to be done this past August but then doctors thought he’d be okay if he continues rehab, thinking the...

Team Cena vs Team Authority at Survivor Series 2014

John Cena

The Survivor Series pay-per-view got its first main event last night during Raw with Team Cena taking on Team Authority. This will be a traditional Survivor Series elimination tag team match, presumably 5 on 5, a type of match which unfortunately isn’t featured much anymore at the Survivor Series. The participants of the two teams have not been...

WWE 2K15 released in North America today

WWE 2K15

2K today announced the release of WWE 2K15 for Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 in North America with October 31 the release date for International gamers. “WWE 2K15 offers the most compelling WWE video game to datefor the PS3 system and Xbox 360,” said Greg Thomas, President at Visual Concepts. “With major gameplay enhancements, improved...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 10/27/2014

RAW

Once more, I have managed to avoid the results of Hell In A Cell, so tonight’s Raw will be a surprise for me. Even though the WWE World Heavyweight Championship – which is usually the biggest guess/main draw – was not on the line last night, I’m still intrigued at the outcome of three matches: the IC 2-out-of-3 Falls (Go Ziggler)...

WrestleMania 31 ticket prices

WrestleMania 31

We have received the prices of WrestleMania 31 tickets which are expected to go on sale sometime next month. While we got no price for the first few rows ringside, other prices are $1,012 for ringside rows 9 to 16, $462 for center risers and rear floor, $262 for the central 100 level, 200 level club, and corner risers, $212 for the 100 level...