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10-K SEC filings reveal more WWE Network numbers

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

Triple H on the Steve Austin podcast on WWE Network in February

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WWE just announced that Triple H will be part of a live Stone Cold Podcast after Raw on February 2 on the WWE Network. This will the second Steve Austin podcast on the WWE Network after WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon participated in the first one back in December. That night, Austin asked questions on CM Punk, Randy Savage, the next Superstars...

New original series WWE24 to premiere on the Network on Monday

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This coming Monday right after Raw, the WWE Network will premiere a new original series titled WWE24. The synopsis for the show reads, “The premiere episode of the original series, WWE24, takes you behind the spectacle of WrestleMania XXX and its most compelling stories.” The 30 minute weekly show is molded after the HBO 24/7 series and will...

WWE Network in Canada now available to stream on the web

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WWE yesterday announced that the WWE Network in Canada is now also available on the web apart from the traditional television channel. To view the Network online you will still require a subscription through either Rogers or Eastlink. All the live pay-per-views and live programming including the on-demand content is available to stream on the...

WWE Network officially goes live in the United Kingdom

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The United Kingdom finally got the WWE Network, officially at least, starting today. Getting the same deal as the rest of the world, minus Canada, the Network in the UK is the over-the-top service with one difference: price. In the UK, the price of the Network per month will be 9.99 GBP and those in the Republic of Ireland will pay 12.99 Euro...

Main Event pulled from the Network schedule from next week

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There will be no WWE Main Event next week, and probably not even the week after as WWE’s exclusive deal for the show with Sky Sports in the UK will conflict with the WWE Network. In the rest of the world, Main Event airs on the WWE Network but in the UK, Sky has the exclusive rights for it which prevents WWE from showing it on the Network. With...

WWE Network app on TV-connected devices available in the UK

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As noted earlier, WWE has removed the geoblocking that prevented fans in the United Kingdom from streaming the WWE Network a few days earlier than the official launch date. Now the WWE Network app has popped up on TV-connected devices in the UK including Roku and Fire TV, as well as on Xbox, Playstation 3 and 4. Fans who have already registered...

Monday Night War series finale on WWE Network tonight

Monday Night War

The much-praised WWE Network original series Monday Night War has its series finale tonight on the WWE Network with the last episode titled “Life After Wartime”. The series premiered on August 22 and in total 20 episodes were produced to showcase the WWE vs WCW war that went on between 1995 and 2001. The Monday Night War on the WWE...