Consumer products division the big winner in Q3 for WWE

 
 

Most of the major WWE departments registered a loss when compared to the same prior year quarter, with only consumer products division and WWE studios – barely – registering an increase.

The following are department by department numbers on how they fared for Q3 2014.

WWE Network generated $22.4 million in subscriptions; Licensing increased to $10.0 million from $5.7 million; Venue merchandise increased 5% to $4.2 million from $4.0 million; WWEShop revenues increased 48% to $4.3 million from $2.9 million; WWE Studios increased slightly by $100,000 for $1.9 million.

Pay-per-view business declined 56% to $3.7 million; TV revenues decreased 6% to $42.2 million from $44.8 million; Home entertainment decreased to $3.6 million from $5.2 million; Digital media went down to $5.0 million from $7.2 million; Live events decreased 13% to $21.8 million from $25.1 million.