“WWE® Reports 2008 First Quarter Results” STAMFORD, Conn. (World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.) May 6, 2008 – World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:WWE) today announced financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2008. Revenues totaled $162.6 million as compared to $107.4 million in the comparable prior year quarter. Operating... Read more
WWE Sells Out Honda Center/Arrowhead Pond The sold-out non-televised RAW event this past Saturday at the Honda Center/Arrowhead Pond set a paid attendance record for WWE at this venue, beating the old record set on May 1, 1999. Additionally, this was the highest grossing non-televised WWE show ever held... Read more
by Seth D. Olson TicketNews.com Could ‘Roid Rage’ have been a factor in the alleged murder-suicide of WWE star Chris Benoit’s wife and child? Some believe so. “A lot of prescription medication” was found in the home, including anabolic steroids, said Fayette County Sheriff Lt. Tommy Pope. Chris Benoit... Read more
New York Times : Following a grisly murder scene created by a former champion, World Wrestling Entertainment is trying mightily to cut ties with a deed that echoes a sport that stages brawls between feuding, well-built men. So close are the similarities that they may include the cause of... Read more
STAMFORD, Conn., June 11, 2007 – World Wrestling Entertainment® is placing a greater focus on umbrella sponsorship of the WWE to build new brand relationships and provide greater value to business partners. The new approach has WWE focused on using its multi-platform assets to provide a diverse mix of... Read more
WWE® Takes Home The Gold For Annual Fan Axxess Tour World Wrestling Entertainment® has won a Gold Award in the Mobile Marketing category from Corporate EVENT magazine for last year’s 2006 WrestleMania® 22 Fan Axxess tour. A sister publication of the long-running EXHIBITOR magazine, Corporate EVENT magazine provides exclusive,... Read more
Ring Of Honor – ROHwrestling.com By Alfred Branch, Jr. TicketNews.com Ticket broker Cary Silkin’s pro wresting venture Ring of Honor will tape its first pay-per-view special Saturday in New York and head to Japan in July for the first time, as the promotion continues its successful climb up the... Read more
WWECorpBiz — On Friday, April 20, World Wrestling Entertainment will air the 400th episode of SmackDown. First premiering on UPN on August 26, 1999, SmackDown consistently ranked among the channel’s highest performing shows. Originally airing on Thursdays, the show made the jump to Friday nights on September 9, 2005... Read more
WWECorpbiz — World Wrestling Entertainment® will turn Detroit upside down from Wednesday, March 28, through Sunday, April 1, (browse available WWE Tickets here) with a series of autograph signings, parties, rallies, visits to schools and public libraries, fundraisers and a national reading competition – all leading up to its... Read more
World Wrestling Entertainment posted three consecutive sold out shows the week of February 18 at separate venues in the Golden State. Combined, the sellouts grossed more than $1.4 million in ticket sales, according to officials. On Sunday the 18th, more than 17,000 fans packed the Staples Center in Los... Read more