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WWE revenues by business segment for Q3 2016




Six of the nine WWE business segments had an increase in revenue when compared to the prior year quarter.

Those who performed better this year are: WWE Network subscription revenue increased 18% to $42.8 million from $36.4 million in the prior year quarter. Traditional pay-per-view purchases added another $2.3 million to that figure; Live Event revenues increased 10% to $28.6 million with US events on par with last year and International revenue increasing; Digital Media went up to $18.4 million vs $13.9 million in the prior year quarter; Venue merchandise was $19.3 million, an increase of $1.3 million from last year; revenue was $21.8 million, up from $17.1 million; WWE Studios registered an increase of $2.5 million compared to $1.7 million in the prior year quarter.

The three divisions which didn’t do as well are: Television revenues decreased 14% to $56.3 million from $65.2 million in the prior year quarter; Licensing revenues decreased 22% to $9.0 million; and Home entertainment went down to $8.9 million compared to $10.8 million last year.

Colin Vassallo has been editor of Wrestling-Online since 1996. He is born and raised in Malta, follows professional wrestling and MMA, loves to travel, and is a big Apple fan!


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