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McMahon steps down as WWE CEO

Vince McMahon has stepped back from his role as CEO of entertainment juggernaut WWE effectively immediately. It has been announced that the WWE Chairman has voluntarily withdrawn from all responsibilities as CEO and Chairman of the Board in the wake of a scandal reported by the WSJ that alleges he paid a $3 million (€2.8m) […]

June 17, 2022

WrestleMania trumps Super Bowl on social media

WrestleMania 38 has already proven to be a huge success for WWE, setting attendance and revenue records – and now data shows it also set new social media records. Stephanie McMahon, WWE’s Chief Brand Officer, commented: “As the numbers continue to come in, WrestleMania 38 has now broken social media records, beating out Super Bowl […]

April 12, 2022By Nik Roseveare

WWE appoints Collins General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

WWE has announced that Elisebeth Collins has been named General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, reporting to Chairman & CEO Vince McMahon. She succeeds Samira Shah, who is departing the company. Collins joins WWE from Caterpillar, the publicly traded manufacturer, where she served as a Deputy General Counsel. At Caterpillar, she led a global team of […]

April 7, 2022

WrestleMania 38 sets revenue & attendance records

WWE has announced that WrestleMania 38 – which took place April 2nd and 3rd at the AT&T Stadium in Dallas – is officially the company’s highest-grossing and most-attended event in company history. WWE’s annual pop-culture extravaganza saw 156,352 fans converge in Dallas over the course of the two nights, surpassing the previous gate and attendance records […]

April 5, 2022By Nik Roseveare

WWE, MBC sign MENA broadcast partnership

WWE and MBC Group have announced a major broadcast partnership that will see MBC’s VoD streaming service, Shahid, become the new home of WWE in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the rest of the MENA region. The partnership includes all WWE premium live events, kicking off with WrestleMania 38 on April 3rd and April […]

March 23, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Peacock unveils first WWE original series

Peacock, NBCUniversal’s streaming service, has announced that its first WWE original series, WWE EVIL, will launch on March 24th. Created and hosted by John Cena, the 8-part docu-series is the latest expansion of WWE programming on Peacock, and the first-ever original from WWE Studios. Taking an unprecedented look inside the psyche some of the most […]

March 14, 2022By Nik Roseveare

WWE, A&E expand programming partnership

A&E and WWE have announced a multi-year expansion of their programming partnership with the commissioning of more than 130 new hours of premium WWE-themed series and specials to air exclusively on A&E platforms and to be distributed globally by A+E Networks. The multi-platform partnership includes 35 new episodes of the Emmy-award winning franchise Biography, featuring […]

March 2, 2022By Nik Roseveare

WWE’s Bianca Belair talks Elimination Chamber

WWE Superstar Bianca Belair has revealed her thoughts and predictions ahead of this weekend’s Elimination Chamber. The WWE premium event will be streamed live on the WWE Network from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on February 19th at 5pm GMT. The event will make history, featuring more women’s matches than ever before at a WWE show in Saudi Arabia […]

February 16, 2022

Stephanie McMahon: “WWE continues to influence the world”

Ahead of the WWE Elimination Chamber event in in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on February 19th, Stephanie McMahon, Chief brand officer of WWE has shared details of a newsworthy billboard. In a press statement, McMahon said: “I’m proud to share yet another milestone in what we call the Women’s Evolution. Today, in Saudi Arabia, the first-ever […]

February 11, 2022By Nik Roseveare

WWE Special Tribute to Dr Martin Luther King Jr

On January 17th, WWE will honour Dr Martin Luther King Jr with a special tribute set to John Legend’s Never Break across all its platforms, including the broadcast of Monday Night RAW on USA Network. Legend describes this song as “the idea of resilience, the idea of commitment to something greater than yourself, and the […]

January 14, 2022