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WWE reports record Q2 revenue

WWE has reported Q2 revenue of $410.3 million (€375.5m), an increase of 25 per cent and a quarterly record; Operating income was $87.3 million, an increase of 26 per cent; and Adjusted OIBDA was $140.7 million, an increase of 54 per cent and a quarterly record. US viewership for WWE’s weekly flagship shows, SmackDown and […]

August 2, 2023By Nik Roseveare

WWE Q1 “off to a strong start”

WWE has reported that Q1 2023 revenue decreased 11 per cent to $297.6 million (€269.3m), attributed primarily to a shift in the timing of the staging of a large-scale international event, which occurred in Q1 2022 but is next scheduled to occur in the Q2 2023 WWE premium live events in the quarter (Royal Rumble […]

May 4, 2023By Nik Roseveare

WWE, Fanatics expand partnership

WWE and Fanatics have announced an expansion of their existing comprehensive, long-term sports and entertainment partnership, which will now see Fanatics assume operations of WWE’s global event merchandise business. The deal will kick off on May 1st before WWE’s premium live event, Backlash. Under the expanded partnership, Fanatics Commerce, the company’s e-commerce, licensed merchandise and […]

April 19, 2023

Roku greenlights WWE: Recruits docuseries

Roku has announced WWE: Recruits (working title), a new, original docuseries that follows a group of young men and women competing to become WWE Superstar. The eight-part docuseries invites viewers to witness the grueling training, personal triumphs, and life-changing moments of talented individuals trying to make their professional wrestling dreams a reality. Thousands of pro […]

April 11, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Endeavor, WWE $21bn merger

Endeavor Group, the owner of UFC, and World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) are to form a new publicly listed company consisting of the two global sports and entertainment brands. Upon closing , Endeavor will hold a 51 per cent controlling interest in the new company, at a cost of $9.3 billion (€8.5bn). Existing WWE shareholders will […]

April 3, 2023By Nik Roseveare

WrestleMania 39 “most successful” WWE event ever

WWE has announced the WrestleMania 39 premium live event became the most-successful and highest-grossing event in the company’s history. The two-night, sold-out event at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles on April 1st and 2nd set new records for viewership, gate, sponsorship, merchandise and social media. Night 2 of WrestleMania 39 surpassed the existing global viewership record […]

April 3, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Mars, 2K renew WrestleMania partnership

Mars, Take-Two Interactive and WWE have announced that Snickers and WWE 2K23 will return as joint Presenting Partners of WrestleMania, which takes place on April 1st and 2nd at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles. Following a successful co-promotion at last year’s WrestleMania, which marked the first time two brands served as Presenting Partners for WWE’s […]

February 23, 2023By Nik Roseveare

WWE reports record FY results

WWE, the entertainment juggernaut, has announced financial results for its fourth quarter and year ended December 31st 2022. Revenue increased 18 per cent to $1.3 billion (€1.19bn) – a record amount for the company. Operating income increased 11 per cent to a record $283.3 million. Q4 revenue was $325.3 million, an increase of 5 per […]

February 3, 2023By Nik Roseveare

WWE breaks WrestleMania gate record

WWE has announced that WrestleMania 39, which will originate from SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles across two nights (April 1st and 2nd), broke the company’s all-time gate record for any WrestleMania, despite having yet to announce a single match. The previous record announced was $17.3 million in 2016 at WrestleMania 32 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, […]

January 9, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Survivor Series WarGames set close historic year for WWE

WWE’s Survivor Series WarGames is just around the corner and promises to be an epic end to the year. 2022 has been one of the most historic and eventful years in WWE history, with Triple H’s creative direction beckoning a wave of celebrity appearances, unexpected returns and dramatic storylines. From Royal Rumble in January, to […]

November 22, 2022