Tag - WWE Network

Apple TV in the UK and Ireland gets the WWE Network app

WWE Network

Fans in the United Kingdom and Ireland who subscribe to the WWE Network can now watch the over-the-top streaming service on Apple TV. The WWE Network app was made available in the UK and Ireland today along with other apps across the world. While the Network has been operating in the UK and Ireland since January, the service was not available on...

Elimination Chamber coming back for Network special on May 31

Elimination Chamber

WWE announced that the Elimination Chamber will be returning as a special WWE Network broadcast, held on Sunday, May 31, in Corpus Christi, Texas, at the American Bank Center. This was supposed to be a regular non-televised live event headlined by Seth Rollins vs Ryback for the WWE World Heavyweight title but the decision was made to switch it to...

Roman Reigns subject of the WWE 24 series tonight

Roman Reigns

The WWE 24 series returns tonight with its third episode on the WWE Network titled Roman Reigns: Never Alone. Tonight’s Reigns episode will feature a look at the former Shield member as he prepares to main event WrestleMania 31 against Brock Lesnar, a main event he was tipped to win until plans changed and Seth Rollins cashed in his Money in the...

Mayweather vs Big Show special on WWE Network tonight

Big Show

With perfect timing for the Mayweather vs Pacquiao boxing match tomorrow, the WWE Network will be airing a special on the Floyd Mayweather vs Big Show angle which led to a match between the two at WrestleMania 24. Titled “Floyd Mayweather vs The Big Show: The Money vs The Giant,” the one hour broadcast will recount how the story started and...

Stephanie McMahon on Jericho’s podcast on WWE Network tonight

Stephanie McMahon

Chris Jericho’s podcast LIVE! with Chris Jericho returns tonight for the second time in a month on the WWE Network and will feature Stephanie McMahon as his guest. Jericho took over Steve Austin with his podcast on the Network and started earlier this month with the United States champion John Cena as his first guest. Stephanie and Jericho had a...

WWE Network statistics for the first quarter of 2015

WWE Network

The WWE Network will once again be free in the month of May for new subscribers and it will also include the Payback pay-per-view, making it the second month in a row that WWE offered the Network for free for new subscribers and the third month in 2015 offer this deal. The Network had 1,327,000 subscribers by March 31, 2015, and interestingly...

Jerry Springer debuts new show on WWE Network tonight

WWE Network

Jerry Springer will make his WWE Network debut tonight with his brand new show titled ‘Jerry Springer Presents WWE Too Hot For TV.’ The show will be available on demand right after Monday Night Raw is over although it is not part of the live schedule. Springer has appeared as a Raw guest host twice before, in 2010 and 2014. In the 2014...

Foley’s WWE Network comedy special adds more guests

Mick Foley

Mick Foley’s Cheap Pops comedy show this Friday at Full Sail University will feature more guests other than the already announced JBL and Jim Ross. Other guests announced by Foley for the show include NXT’s Sasha Banks, Bayley, and Becky Lynch, former WWE Superstar Scotty 2 Hotty, and his daughter Noelle. The show will be taped by WWE and will...

Eddie Gilbert estate sues WWE over Network footage

WWE Network

TMZ is reporting that the father of Eddie Gilbert, Tommy, is suing WWE for using his son’s image and likeness on the WWE Network without paying any sort of royalties. The dad, who is in charge of Eddie Gilbert’s estate, is not suing to block the footage but to get compensated in return. According to docs … Eddie’s dad, Tommy...

Jericho debuts podcast on WWE Network tonight with Cena

John Cena

Tonight right after Monday Night Raw, the current United States champion John Cena will be participating in the third live podcast on the WWE Network, but this time it will not be Steve Austin asking the questions. After some issues with the WWE Hall of Famer, the company turned to former champ Chris Jericho to bring his podcast to the Network...

Press release on all the new WWE Network shows

WWE Network

STAMFORD, Conn., Mar 30, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) — In addition to the premium monthly live pay-per-view events, WWE Network unveiled new programming for the remainder of 2015, which includes eight brand new original series and partnerships with director Jeff Tremaine, Seth Green’s Stoopid Buddy Stoodios and legendary talk show host Jerry...

Launch information for new WWE Network series

WWE Network

During the post-WrestleMania conference call, WWE released the dates for their upcoming new shows on the WWE Network. The animated series Camp WWE will launch in late 2015, Swerved will launch in May, Diva Search will be this Fall, Too Hot For TV with Jerry Springer launches in April, Unfiltered starts in May, Culture Shock is in June, and WWE The...

WWE announces it has 1.3 million WWE Network subscribers

WWE Network

Today, WWE announced that it has a total of 1,315,000 subscribers on the WWE Network. The company hit the one million mark in January after the Network went live in the United Kingdom and thanks to the interest in the Royal Rumble. The Network started with 495,000 subscribers, then increased to 667,000, 700,000, 731,000, 816,000, and 1,001,000...