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WWE SmackDown heads to Rolling Loud Miami 2021

WWE and Rolling Loud, the iconic rap festival, have announced a new partnership that brings Friday Night SmackDown to Rolling Loud Miami 2021 on July 23rd. The occasion marks the first ever collaboration between WWE and a major music festival. Gracing the same stage as festival headliners Travis Scott, Post Malone and A$AP Rocky, WWE […]

July 7, 2021

WWE Smackdown returns to Madison Square Garden

WWE makes its highly anticipated return to New York City as the Friday Night SmackDown TV tapings will take place at Madison Square Garden on September 10th. It will be the company’s first show at the famed Garden since December 2019, and the first major wrestling show in New York City since touring halted in […]

July 1, 2021By Nik Roseveare

WWE returning to UK

WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) is set to return to the UK for the first time in over two years. The company has revealed it will be putting on four live shows this September – the first UK dates since November 2019 after the pandemic wiped out all international touring in 2020. In an annoucement, the […]

June 25, 2021By Nik Roseveare

WWE to air Summerslam 2021 PPV on a Saturday

WWE has announced that it’s annual SummerSlam event will take place on August 21st from a summer destination location. The venue will be revealed during the 2021 Belmont Stakes’ pre-race show on June 5th. The event will reportedly feature a live audience. In recent years, WWE has traditionally held its PPVs on a Sunday. This […]

May 28, 2021By Nik Roseveare

WWE returns to live event touring

WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) has announced it will return to live event touring with a 25-city schedule through Labor Day in the US, with its weekly flagship TV shows, RAW and Smackdown, once again welcoming audiences. The company has only performed once in front of a live crowd – at April’s Wrestlemania 37 PPV event […]

May 21, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Australia: WWE, MATE launch original digital series

WWE is extending its localised digital productions into Australia with the launch of WWE Now Down Under, presented in partnership with Australian telco, MATE. Starting on May 6th, WWE Now Down Under will deliver original content tailored for WWE’s fanbase in Australia via YouTube and Facebook platforms, regional Instagram and Twitter channels, and WWE’s main […]

May 4, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Ireland: WWE, Virgin Media FTA content deal

WWE has announced a new partnership with Virgin Media Television to broadcast highlights of WWE’s flagship programmes Raw and SmackDown on free-to-air television for the first time in Ireland. From March 27th, Virgin Media Two will air a one-hour version of Raw on Sunday mornings. and one-hour version of SmackDown on Saturdays mornings. The weekly […]

March 26, 2021By Nik Roseveare

WWE moves production to Yuengling Center

WWE will bring its WWE ThunderDome viewing experience to Yuengling Center as it remains in Tampa, Florida with a new residency starting with Monday Night Raw on April 12th. The move to Yuengling Center continues WWE’s longstanding relationship with the state of Florida and marks the next phase of WWE ThunderDome, which launched to acclaim […]

March 24, 2021By Nik Roseveare

WWE moving ThunderDome to Tampa Bay

WWE is moving its ‘WWE ThunderDome’ set to Tropicana Field in Tampa Bay as it begins a new residency starting with SmackDown on December 11th. The move to Tampa Bay marks the next iteration for WWE ThunderDome, which launched in August as part of WWE’s first-ever residency at Amway Center in Orlando in response to […]

November 19, 2020By Nik Roseveare

WWE’s YouTube channel surpasses 50bn views

WWE’s official YouTube channel has surpassed 50 billion total views. The channel is YouTube’s top-ranked in the Sports category – ahead of the NBA, NFL, MLB, NHL, ESPN and NASCAR — and is closing in on 70 million subscribers. “Reaching 50 billion video views on YouTube is a testament to our compelling storylines, larger than […]

October 12, 2020