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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’s podcast with Cena is third most viewed Network special

Chris Jericho

The Chris Jericho podcast on the WWE Network with the U.S. champion John Cena was the third most watched WWE Network special since the Network launched, not counting live PPV shows. The top two broadcasts are the Stone Cold podcasts with the Vince McMahon interview ranked up top followed by Triple H’s interview. The high viewership that such...

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...

Some new details on upcoming original series on the WWE Network

WWE Network

During last night’s WrestleMania, WWE ran a couple of ads for new WWE Network shows that will debut soon. Promos which ran for four new shows include Camp WWE, a new TV-MA adult comedy short series from Seth Green, Swerved, a hilarious new original series from the director of Jackass and Bad Grandpa, Too Hot For TV, featuring outrageous stunts...

Jericho’s podcast Talk is Jericho is coming to the WWE Network

Chris Jericho

Chris Jericho is coming to the WWE Network and he’s bringing his Talk is Jericho podcast with him. During WrestleMania last night, WWE announced that there will be a special Jericho podcast similar to what Steve Austin did already. The Talk is Jericho podcast on the WWE Network will happen on April 6 right after Monday Night Raw finishes and...

WWE to announce 8 new series for the Network tomorrow

WWE Network

Marc Graser, the former Senior Editor at Variety is reporting that WWE will be announcing new original shows for the WWE Network tomorrow, most likely at the conference call that Vince McMahon and George Barrios will host in the morning. A Divas Search program, based on the Diva Search Contest that the company used to run years ago is among the...

WWE Network session at SXSW festival this Sunday

WWE Network

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

Booker T

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...