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WWE sent out the following press release on Thursday: WWE Names Perkins Miller EVP of Digital Media STAMFORD, Conn., August 9, 2012 – WWE (NYSE: WWE) today announced the appointment of Perkins Miller as Executive Vice President, Digital Media. Miller will oversee the development of strategic plans and initiatives across all of WWE’s digital and social channels on a global basis. He will report directly to WWE Executive Vice President of Creative, Stephanie McMahon. Miller brings 15 years of experience in digital management within multi-platform media organizations. Prior to joiningRead More
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Posted On July 23, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Official Theme Song For 1000th Raw Revealed (Video)

- WWE issued the following press release today: STAMFORD, Conn., July 23, 2012 – WWE® (NYSE: WWE) today announced Outasight’s chart-topping single “Tonight Is The Night” as the official theme song of its 1000th episode of Monday Night Raw. The song will be integrated into the telecast tonight at 8/7C on USA Network. “Tonight Is The Night” is one of the hottest songs in the country, spending 20 weeks on the Billboard Top 100 chart and 30 weeks on the Billboard Pop Songs Top 100 chart. The song has beenRead More

Posted On July 18, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Press Release: WWE Announces YouTube 1,000th RAW Pre-Show

WWE sent out the following press release earlier today. STAMFORD, Conn., July, 18, 2012 – WWE® (NYSE:WWE) today announced the details of Monday Night Raw’s historic 1,000th episode this Monday when the longest-running weekly television show in U.S. history moves to a three-hour format with a new start time of 8/7C on USA Network. Raw has aired more original episodes than some of the most popular television series of all time, including The Simpsons, Gunsmoke, Lassie and Monday Night Football. WWE CHAMPIONSHIP – MAIN EVENT A little more than oneRead More

Posted On July 12, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Press Release: WWE To Report Second Quarter Earnings Next Month

WWE sent out a company release to stating they will report its second quarter earnings for 2012 on Thursday, August 2, 2012. Below is the official press release. WWE TO REPORT 2012 SECOND QUARTER RESULTS STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– WWE (NYSE:WWE) announced that it will report its 2012 second quarter results on August 2, 2012, before the opening of the market. The Company’s Chairman and CEO, Vincent K. McMahon, and senior management will host a conference call beginning at 11:00 a.m. ET to discuss the results. All interested parties are welcomeRead More

Posted On June 25, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Official Press Release For WWE’s New TV Show To Air Wednesdays

The following press release was sent out today: ION TELEVISION DEBUTS WWE MAIN EVENT STAMFORD, Conn., June 25, 2012 – WWE (NYSE: WWE) and ION Television today announced a new weekly one-hour original series airing on Wednesday nights at 8/7C. WWE Main Event will debut on October 3, 2012, and feature WWE Superstars and Divas from the rosters of Monday Night Raw and Friday Night SmackDown. The new show will be available in 100 million U.S. television households on ION Television, a top-rated general entertainment network that features a broadRead More

Posted On May 30, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Breaking News – Randy Orton Suspended For 60 Days

WWE has announced that Randy Orton has been suspended for 60 days effective Wednesday for his second violation of the company’s Talent Wellness Program. Randy Orton suspended for 60 days STAMFORD, Conn. – In accordance with its Talent Wellness Program, WWE has suspended Randy Orton for 60 days effective today for his second violation of the company’s policy. COMPLETE LIST OF WWE DRUG POLICY VIOLATORS »Read More

Posted On April 28, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

Edge Parting Ways With WWE, WWE Declares Quarterly Dividend

- It appears that Edge is going to let his contract with WWE expire on Monday. The 2012 WWE Hall of Famer was reportedly offered a new deal to remain exclusive to the company and didn’t sign it. As noted earlier, he will be appearing at the Resistance Pro Wrestling show on May 11th in Chicago. – WWE announced the following today: STAMFORD, Conn.–WWE (NYSE:WWE) announced that its Board of Directors today declared the Company’s regular quarterly dividend of $0.12 per share for all Class A and B shares ofRead More

Posted On April 26, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Breaking News: Rey Mysterio Suspended For 60 Days

The following is from WWE.com: STAMFORD, Conn. – In accordance with its Talent Wellness Program, WWE has suspended Oscar Gutierrez (Rey Mysterio) for 60 days effective Thursday, April 26 for his second violation of the company’s policy.Read More

Posted On April 19, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Announces First 2012 Quarter Results Report

WWE® TO REPORT 2012 FIRST QUARTER RESULTS STAMFORD, CT., April 18, 2012 – WWE (NYSE:WWE) announced that it will report its 2012 first quarter results on May 3, 2012, before the opening of the market. The Company’s Chairman and CEO, Vincent K. McMahon, and senior management will host a conference call beginning at 11:00 a.m. ET to discuss the results. All interested parties are welcome to listen to a live webcast that will be hosted through the Company’s website at corporate.wwe.com. Participants can access the conference call by dialing 855-993-1400Read More

Posted On March 20, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Announcement On Next Week’s Cena vs. Rock Special

WWE issued the following press release today for their one-hour special for The Rock vs. John Cena that will air over 11 different NBC Universal networks: “Once in a Lifetime — Rock vs. Cena” to Air on 11 NBCU Networks STAMFORD, Conn., Mar 20, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — WWE® WWE and NBCUniversal are joining forces to televise “Once in a Lifetime — Rock vs. Cena,” an epic one-hour special that follows WWE Superstars The Rock and John Cena on their respective roads to WrestleMania XXVIII. This first ever behind-the-scenes specialRead More

Posted On January 30, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE To Report 2011 Fourth Quarter & Full Year Results

- WWE issued the following press release today: WWE® TO REPORT 2011 FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL YEAR RESULTS STAMFORD, CT., January 30, 2012 – WWE (NYSE:WWE) announced that it will report its 2011 fourth quarter and full year results on February 23, 2012, before the opening of the market. The Company’s Chairman and CEO, Vincent K. McMahon, and senior management will host a conference call beginning at 11:00 a.m. ET to discuss the results. All interested parties are welcome to listen to a live webcast that will be hosted throughRead More

Posted On January 11, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Touts Edge and The Four Horsemen Entering WWE HOF

Edge® and the Four Horsemen to Enter WWE Hall of Fame STAMFORD, Conn.– WWE® announced today that Edge and the Four Horsemen will be among the 2012 class of inductees into the WWE Hall of Fame. The ceremony will take place Saturday, March 31 at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, the evening before WrestleMania® XXVIII. Throughout his storied career, Edge, known as the “Rated-R Superstar™,” held every major title in WWE. He is a former WWE Champion, World Heavyweight Champion, Tag Team Champion and King of the Ring®. HisRead More

Posted On October 12, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Touts The Rock’s Return To RAW On November 14th

WWE issued the following statement tonight regarding The Rock’s return to RAW on November 14th. This 3-hour RAW will take place from Boston’s TD Garden and will be the final show before Survivor Series that weekend: Finally, The Rock(R) Returns to Boston STAMFORD, Conn., Oct 11, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — WWE(R) announced today that “the most electrifying man in entertainment,” The Rock, will return to the city of Boston at the TD Garden on Monday, November 14 for a special three hour Raw(R) SuperShow that will air live on USARead More
“Raw” Patriotism Tonight On USA Network STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–WWE© (NYSE:WWE) today announced that it will host the biggest party to celebrate our country’s patriotism on “Monday Night Raw®” airing live on USA at 9 p.m. ET from American Airlines Arena in Miami. It is fitting that WWE celebrate this historic day in our country’s ongoing fight against terrorism, as WWE SmackDown® was the first public assembly after the tragedy of September 11th, taking place live from Houston on September 13, 2001. As part of tonight’s show, WWE will replay SuperstarRead More

Posted On April 7, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

The New WWE Expands Beyond Wrestling

It was reported last week that WWE dropped World Wrestling Entertainment as their name in an attempt to move past the boundaries of being labeled a professional wrestling (a term which has also been dropped) organization. They issued a press release this morning, outlining their future plans and revealing a new marketing tagline. They also acknowledge Triple H’s new corporate role: The New WWE® Expands Beyond Wrestling STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–To better reflect the company’s global entertainment offerings, World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: WWE) announced today a new business model forRead More

Posted On February 15, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Press Release: The Rock Brings It To WrestleMania

World Wrestling Entertainment issued the following: THE ROCK BRINGS IT TO WRESTLEMANIA February 14, 2011 STAMFORD, Conn., February 14, 2011 – Do you smell what’s cookin’? The Brahma Bull™, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson will `bring it’ to WrestleMania® XXVII. WWE® (NYSE: WWE) announced tonight that The Great One™ will return home to be The World’s Most Electrifying Host of WrestleMania on Sunday, April 3rd at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. As The World’s Most Electrifying Host of WrestleMania XXVII, The Rock will lay the SmackDown® on all of the pompRead More

Posted On October 27, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Ban On WWE Merchandise At Connecticut Voting Polls Lifted

To update the earlier report about WWE suing Connecticut’s Secretary of State for banning WWE merchandise when voters go to the polls in the Connecticut Senate race on 11/2, the following statement was released on Tuesday: STAMFORD, Conn. – “The moment Connecticut Secretary of State Susan Bysiewicz issued an un-American, unconstitutional and discriminatory directive prohibiting voters from wearing WWE merchandise at the polls, Attorney General Richard Blumenthal should have immediately stepped in to enforce the law. As a result of the Attorney General’s inaction, I brought suit to enforce theseRead More

Posted On October 15, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE To Report 2010 Quarter Three Earnings Next Month

- WWE issued the following press release today: World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. To Report 2010 Third Quarter Results STAMFORD, CT., October 14, 2010 – World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:WWE) announced that it will report its 2010 third quarter results on November 4, 2010, before the opening of the market. The Company’s Chairman and CEO, Vincent K. McMahon, and senior management will host a conference call beginning at 11:00 a.m. ET to discuss the results. All interested parties are welcome to listen to a live web cast that will be hostedRead More