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WWE Network session at SXSW festival this Sunday

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WWE will be represented at the SXSW festival this weekend with the WWE Network taking center stage during a one hour presentation. WWE Chief Strategy and Financial Officer George Barrios will join MLBAM Senior Vice President Jeffrey Volk and WWE’s Renee Young at the Four Seasons Ballroom AB 98 at San Jacinto Blvd on Sunday, March 15, to talk...

WWE 24 takes a look at Booker T in new episode tonight

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The second episode of the behind-the-scenes WWE 24 WWE Network series debuts tonight featuring WWE Hall of Famer Booker T in an episode titled, “Booker T: Sentenced To Greatness.” The 30 minute program starts right after Monday Night Raw and will take a look at Booker T’s younger days when he was in prison and then his road to becoming a...

WWE Network plans for WrestleMania 31 weekend revealed

WWE Network

WWE revealed the plans for the WrestleMania weekend on the WWE Network today, officially announcing that the Hall of Fame ceremony will once again air live as expected. On Thursday, March 26, and Friday, March 27, WWE will present WrestleMania Today live from the WrestleMania Axxess in San Jose. Last year WrestleMania Today featured a panel for...

WWE Superstars and Divas sing happy birthday to WWE Network

WWE Network

Prior to Monday Night Raw before doors opened to the public, all the Superstars and Divas present came out on stage with Stephanie McMahon and Triple H to film a short Happy Birthday WWE Network segment. The video was introduced by McMahon and Triple H and then everyone on stage – including Rollins, Cena, Bryan, Orton, Big Show, and others...

Free WWE Network 24 hour stream tomorrow on WWE.COM and app

WWE Network

To celebrate the one year anniversary of the WWE Network, WWE will be streaming a 24 hour “Best of” marathon free on WWE.COM and the WWE App with no WWE account or credit card required, and the marathon kicks off immediately right after Monday Night Raw. The 24 hour free programs will include the Edge and Christian Smackdown special, WWE 24...

10-K SEC filings reveal more WWE Network numbers

WWE Network

In their latest 10-K filings with the Securities Exchange Commission, there were some very interesting numbers revealed about the WWE Network. Ever since the Network was launched on February 24, 2014, WWE had approximately 1,490,000 gross subscribers by the year end but a whopping 674,000 decided not to keep the service. In total, WWE generated...

Forbes writes positive piece on WWE and the Network

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Forbes is carrying an article on their website with the title ‘WWE And Vince McMahon Are The Future Of Sports,’ mainly focusing on the WWE Network and how they are reaching their fans. “Give McMahon credit for having the guts to go against conventional wisdom and critics who wanted WWE to stick exclusively with its pay-per-view model,”...

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

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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...

Paul Heyman to go live on the WWE Network at 7PM EST

Paul Heyman

The advocate for the WWE World Heavyweight champion, Paul Heyman, will be going live on the WWE Network today at 7PM EST to give his take on the ongoing controversy surrounding Brian Williams’ comments regarding a previous trip to Iraq. What that has to do with professional wrestling is anyone’s guess! “The Breaking News show will air...

Free month of WWE Network for new subscribers starts today

WWE Network

Starting today, WWE is offering the entire month of February free for new WWE Network subscribers, the second month-long free promotion following last November. Only fans who never subscribed to the Network are eligible for this promotion which is available to all parts of the world except for Canada. You will have to cancel your subscription by...

WWE Network is free again in February for new subscribers

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With the tremendous success of the November #FreeFreeFree WWE Network promotion, WWE is once again giving out a whole month of Network for free for new subscribers. Those who never subscribed to the Network before can get the whole month of February, including the Fast Lane pay-per-view, for free if they sign up from February 1. You have to cancel...

Variety covers WWE Network number, Wall Street reacts

WWE Network

Variety has covered the news that WWE Network has surpassed the 1 million subscribers mark, instantly making it their most popular news story of the day on their website. Wall Street immediately reacted to the news with stock shooting up over 15% at time of this writing. WWE had set a deadline of 1 million subscribers by the end of 2014 and...

WWE Network surpasses the 1 million subscribers mark

WWE Network

WWE today announced that the WWE Network has surpassed 1 million subscribers just 11 months after launch, making it the fastest-growing digital subscription service. These results represent a 37 percent increase (24 percent domestically) in subscribers since last reported at the end of third quarter 2014, driven primarily by a successful free...