TNA wasn't the only wrestling promotion finalizing a new television deal in Italy this week. Vince McMahon did so as well. He has secured a contract that will enable WWE to keep broadcasting their programming in that country until the year 2020. The promotion has been with Sky Italia since 2003. The network stated that the business partnership between the two sides have been mutually beneficial and should continue on for years.
June 4, 2015
The next time that WWE rolls into Montreal, it will more than likely be a live event instead of a television taping. The company was bothered to learn earlier today that ticket sales were a bit stagnant. There were plans in place to taper off the entire top section. That is something that Vince McMahon absolutely hates to do because it makes his shows look small. There is a good chance that a lot of free tickets were handed out.
May 4, 2015
You can thank the controversial Kardashian clan for the latest accomplishment by WWE. Since their reality television show was on a hiatus, that paved the way for Total Divas to take the top spot on the E! Network. Vince McMahon shared that bit of information with shareholders earlier today, and he downplayed things a little by stating that the other popular show was not around capture all of the viewers. Expect more seasons to come.
April 30, 2015
Vince McMahon is still desperately wanting to boost the number of subscribers for the WWE Network, so he has decided to bring back one of the best gimmicks that his company has ever created. The King of the Ring tournament is making a comeback, and it is starting on the next episode of Monday Night Raw. The preliminary rounds will be held on television, but the semifinals and finals will be shown on Tuesday on their online video service.
April 27, 2015
They say that time heals all wounds, and the possibility of Madusa being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame during Wrestlemania weekend is a sure sign of that. The belief is that Vince McMahon has forgiven her for showing up surprisingly in WCW and throwing his championship into a trash can on live television. Many were under the assumption that she was going to be on the black list eternally, but time has caused the sides to make amends.
March 2, 2015
During a recent interview, Jeff Jarrett revealed that he watches every wrestling show that is on television. He even catches footage online as well. Unlike Vince McMahon, Jarrett admits that he keeps up with the competition because it is the smart thing to do. When asked about the WWE developmental program, Jarrett acknowledges that he is a fan of NXT. He cites Kevin Owens as his favorite performer on that roster.
February 21, 2015
During the earnings call earlier today, Vince McMahon took yet another jab at WWE fans. He specifically targeted those that were particularly upset with how the Royal Rumble match played out. McMahon acknowledged that there were a lot of irritated fans who threatened to no longer watch any of his product, but he flat out stated that it did not concern him because he knows that they will be glued to the television the next day.
February 12, 2015
In a move that has been heavily anticipated since the conception of the stadium, Vince McMahon proudly announced today that Wrestlemania 32 will be hosted at the massive and luxurious AT&T Stadium, which is the home of the Dallas Cowboys. WWE has been eyeing the location because McMahon loves all the state of the art advances that can be found in the facility. The massive television screen is expected to be used quite a bit that night.
January 20, 2015
When Dixie Carter signed a television deal with Destination America, it was revealed that Impact Wrestling would be moving to Friday nights. The move coincided with WWE announcing that Smackdown was moving to Thursday nights. Many wondered what Vince McMahon was going to do with NXT since it aired on the same night. Reports have now surfaced that the developmental program is being moved to Wednesday night to avoid conflict.
January 2, 2015
In a very depressing bit of news, WWE is losing a lot of their market share in Mexico now. Monday Night Raw is no longer being aired on free television in the country. It is still available for those who pay for premium channels, but that is a severe drop in viewership. Smackdown has already been removed from the country. Vince McMahon has been desperately trying to resolve things down there because he views it as a major market and asset.
December 29, 2014