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Las Vegas to host WWE SummerSlam

WWE has announced that SummerSlam will take place from Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas on Saturday, August 21st at 8 pm ET/5 pm PT, marking the first time the annual event has been held at an NFL stadium. Located adjacent to the world-famous Las Vegas Strip, Allegiant Stadium is a state-of-the-art global events destination and […]

June 6, 2021

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

WWE names Lilien SVP of Global Sales & Partnerships

WWE has announced the appointment of Claudine Lilien as Senior Vice President and Head of Global Sales & Partnerships. Lilien, who previously held senior leadership roles across FOX Corp, FOX Sports and FOX Networks Group, will report to WWE Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon. As head of WWE’s Global Sales & Partnerships division, Lilien will […]

April 26, 2021

WWE Q1: Network sale offsets live event losses

WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) has reported Q1 revenue of $263.5 million (€218.3m), a decrease of 9 per cent or $27.5 million, reflecting the absence of the company’s live ticketed events and tours, partially offset by the upfront revenue recognition related to the delivery of certain WWE Network intellectual property rights. WWE Network launched on Peacock, […]

April 23, 2021By Nik Roseveare

WWE appoints Legentil and Zanghellini

WWE has announced that Chris Legentil has been named Senior Vice President & Head of Global Communications, and Scott Zanghellini has been named Head of Revenue Strategy and Development. As part of WWE’s senior leadership team, Legentil will be responsible for the company’s communications strategy. “Chris has phenomenal instincts. His experience working across the media and content […]

April 20, 2021

WrestleMania 37 on BT Sport Box Office

WrestleMania, the WWE’s annual flagship PPV, returns this weekend and will be available to watch in the UK and Ireland via BT Sport Box Office. WrestleMania 37 will be a two night event taking place in the early hours (1am start time) of April 11th and 12th with both nights airing on BT Sport Box […]

April 9, 2021By Nik Roseveare

USA Network & WWE’s NXT extend partnership

WWE and USA Network have announced a multi-year extension for NXT, which will move to Tuesday nights live on USA Network at 8/7c beginning April 13th. The new agreement for the live, weekly two-hour show furthers WWE and USA’s nearly three decade-long relationship. “We are incredibly proud of our three-decade partnership with WWE and in […]

March 30, 2021

WWE, DraftKings partnership

DraftKings is set to become an Official Gaming Partner of WWE, subject to regulatory approval in all applicable jurisdictions. The collaboration centres on DraftKings’ free-to-play pools product and will launch with an inaugural free-to-play pool at WWE’s two-night PPV event, WrestleMania 37, on April 10th and 11th. “As a cultural icon and incredible sports and […]

March 29, 2021

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