On March 12, 2016, World Wrestling Entertainment is doing a live event at the Ricoh Colliseum in Toronto, Canada. Initially, it was just a regular house show but management decided to upgrade it to a WWE Network special. Because of that, there is a very good chance that Brock Lesnar will be signed to work a match at the show. Management like leaning on him to generate ticket sales.
December 31, 2015
It looks like there may be some issues between Bret Hart and Vince McMahon soon. Reports have surfaced that footage of his matches from Stampede have been removed from the WWE Network. Hart purchased the rights to those particular matches from his parents. World Wrestling Entertainment only owns the other matches that do not involve Bret.
December 7, 2015
During a recent segment on the WWE Network, Charlotte revealed that she was initially very reluctant to get into professional wrestling because she does not feel that she is pretty enough to be a diva. She noted that she used to watch several of the girls be beautiful enough to be chosen for Playboy magazine. Charlotte never felt that she was on that level when it comes to attractiveness.
November 15, 2015
Back when it was announced that the WWE Network was going to start being aired internationally, some in the internet wrestling community were absolutely certain that the company would rope in millions of subscribers. Vince McMahon was a bit more realistic, especially since he based his opinions on numbers and statistics. He announced earlier today that they have picked up a little less than 200,000 foreign subscribers. Numbers won't be much higher.
April 30, 2015
Earlier this year, Vince McMahon proudly boasted that his WWE Network has reached over a million subscribers. We now have a more exact figure. The company stated that they now have more than 1.4 million subscribers. That has caused some excitement within the internet wrestling community. However, it should be noted that a lot of those subscribers are signed up for the free trial. Those users were factored into the final numbers as well.
February 13, 2015
In a surprising bit of news, especially since the company has been taking a pounding from the internet wrestling community and the mainstream media, Vince McMahon proudly announced that the WWE Network has now surpassed the 1 million subscribers mark. He also revealed that the accomplishment was achieved before the one year mark, which means that their online service is the fastest growing one of its kind.
January 27, 2015
While the company started having doubts about their ability to reach a million subscribers for the WWE Network a while back, there is said to be a good amount of optimism backstage nowadays that it might happen at Wrestlemania, especially with the free month of access being given in February. That, combined with Sting making his wrestling debut and the possible ascension of Roman Reigns, is what is raising the beliefs backstage.
January 25, 2015
Back in November, professional wrestling fans were given a treat when the WWE Network was available for free, which meant that for the very first time ever, the Survivor Series was given away. Apparently, the move worked out really well for the company, in terms of gaining new subscribers, and they are set to do it again in February, which means that Fast Lane will be free. Vince McMahon is still obsessed with getting a million subscribers.
January 24, 2015