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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...

WWE Network to begin running advertising starting today

WWE Network

WWE today announced that it will begin to run limited video advertisements on the WWE Network effective immediately. There will be no commercial breaks during scheduled programming however there will be limited advertising between shows as well as occasional advertising before starting video-on-demand content. Adding advertising to the Network...

Date of WWE Network launch in UK to be announced on November 1

WWE Network

During the UK broadcast of Smackdown last night on Sky Sports 3, an announcement was made that a date for the launch of the WWE Network in the United Kingdom would be made on November 1. The WWE Network in the UK was supposed to launch on October 1 but just a few days before WWE announced that it would be delayed as the company is in negotiations...

WWE Network celebrating 15 years of Smackdown this week

Smackdown

The WWE Network will be celebrating 15 years of Smackdown this week as WWE gears up to tape the 15th anniversary episode tomorrow, an episode which will air on SyFy this Friday. Tonight immediately after Raw, WWE will air the Edge & Christian Smackdown special on the Network, a one hour show on two of the biggest Superstars on Smackdown. WWE...

Sting DVD sneak peek on WWE Network tonight

Sting

Tonight, the WWE Network will air a sneak peek of The Best of Sting DVD which was just released in stores. This will only be a thirty minute presentation, giving you a glimpse inside the seven hour collection of the best matches and moments of the former WCW champion. The show starts at 10PM EST immediately following the WWE Countdown series and...

Launch of the WWE Network in the United Kingdom delayed

WWE Network

It’s bad news for those living in the United Kingdom as WWE announced that the launch of the WWE Network in the region will be delayed and not starting on October 1 as originally advertised. “The launch of @WWENetwork in the U.K. will be delayed given discussions with potential partners. A launch date will be announced by November 1,” the...

WWE Network prices for the United Kingdom revealed by iTunes

WWE Network

The WWE App on the UK iTunes Store shows an in-app purchase of a six month auto-renewable subscription for the WWE Network for £39.99, which when worked out per month comes out just a few more extra cents than the $9.99 price point in the United States and everywhere else in the world. There have been a lot of speculation over the past few months...

WWE pulls plug on live update of Reigns on WWE Network

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WWE was supposed to give an update on Reigns’ injury at 1PM on the WWE Network but pulled a bait and switch, with 1PM coming by and nothing happened. The original announcement said that they will be cutting into the live WWE Network feed – which was airing CM Punk’s documentary – at 1PM for an exclusive update but as time went on...

WWE Network to air WWE 2K15 roster reveal special on Monday night

WWE Network

There will be no Raw Backstage Pass on the WWE Network this coming Monday as right after Monday Night Raw, WWE will air the WWE 2K15 Roster Reveal event which happened during the SummerSlam weekend in Los Angeles. Hosted by WWE Hall of Famer Stone Cold Steve Austin and Renee Young, the roster reveal special had Sheamus, Cesaro, Roman Reigns, John...

First wave of WCW Monday Nitro episodes hit the WWE Network

WCW Nitro

As of this writing, all episodes from 1995 and 1996 of WCW’s flagship show Monday Nitro are available to stream on the WWE Network. The episodes are from the first one, September 4, 1995 to December 30, 1996, with more expected to be uploaded for a total of over 100 hours. Nitro was a one hour show in the first couple of years so that would mean...

First episode of WCW Monday Nitro to air after RAW on WWE Network

WCW Nitro

The debut episode of WCW Monday Nitro will air on the WWE Network this Monday following RAW starting at 11:06PM EST. WWE will make available the first two years of the show with over 100 hours of WCW’s flagship show available on-demand on the Network. The first episode of Nitro came live from The Mall of America in Minneapolis, Minnesota with...

WCW Monday Nitro arriving on the WWE Network next week

WCW

WCW fans who subscribe to the WWE Network will be happy to hear that the addition of the WCW flagship show Monday Nitro to the Network will start rolling next week. Nitro has been surprisingly missing from the Network since launch day and the only footage of WCW currently available on the over-the-top streaming service are the pay-per-views. Over...

The Monday Night War series on WWE Network to star this Friday

Monday Night War

The much-anticipated original series on the WWE Network titled The Monday Night War will kick off its weekly run this coming Friday, August 22, at 11PM EST after Smackdown. The first episode will be the one that WWE aired earlier last month as a preview during the free week offering of the WWE Network, with the synopsis reading, “Media mogul Ted...

New WWE Network price plans available on WWE.COM

WWE Network

WWE has officially put up the new price plans for the WWE Network with $9.99 a month with a six month commitment or else just $12.99 on a month-to-month basis. The $9.99 option is also available to bill all at once, so you would be paying $59.94 for a six month period up-front if you prefer that rather than being billed $9.99 a month. The $12.99...

WWE Network launched in over 170 countries today

WWE Network

It’s another big day for WWE as the WWE Network today launches internationally in over 170 countries, bringing the over-the-top streaming service to fans worldwide who have been shut-out from the February 24 launch earlier this year. Most of the countries that will get the Network today will be able to stream it on their Android and iOS devices...

United Kingdom to get WWE Network on October 1

WWE Network

WWE has officially announced that the WWE Network will be coming  to the United Kingdom on October 1. It has not been revealed if the UK will get the US-version of the Network with the over-the-top service or if British fans will join Canadian fans in having a traditional television channel. Meanwhile, WWE.COM has a list of countries that will be...