WWE revenues by business segment for Q1 2017

Out of the nine main WWE business segments, six of them registered an increase compared to the prior year quarter while three of them registered a decrease, with Home Entertainment (DVD/Blu-Ray sales) taking the biggest hit this quarter.

Network revenues, which include revenue generated by WWE Network and pay-per-view, increased 15% to $46.5 million. WWE Network subscription revenue increased 14% to $43.7 million from $38.2 million in the prior year quarter; Television revenues increased 5% to $64.0 million from $60.7 million in the prior year quarter; Live Event revenues increased 27% to $32.1 million; Venue Merchandise revenues increased 29% to $7.1 million from $5.5 million in the prior year quarter; WWE Shop revenues increased 16% to $7.9 million; Digital Media increased to $5.7 million from $5.4 million in the prior year quarter.

Those who did not perform so well include Licensing, which went down to $20.1 million from $21 million, WWE Studios, down to $1.3 million from $2.0 million of the prior year quarter; and Home Entertainment, down $2.4 million from the $3.3 million of Q1 2016.

Of the $188.4 million in Net revenues registered, North America contributed to $146.2 million of it. Europe, Middle East, and Africa accounted for $26.6 million, Asia Pacific did  $13 million, and Latin America did $2.6 million. Only EMEA registered a drop compared to the prior year quarter, going down $1 million.

Colin Vassallohttps://www.wrestling-online.com
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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