– Wall Street is reacting positively to the WWE earnings call announcement so far. Stock is currently up 9.02% and trading at $13.18 per share. WWE expected to lose between $15 and $18 million for the second quarter but they came in under that at $14.5 million.
– WWE also announced today that the international roll-out of the WWE Network will take place on August 12th, before SummerSlam. They will launch on August 12th in over 170 countries and territories, including Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Singapore, Mexico, Spain and the Nordics, among others. The Network is expected to be live in the UK by October 2014. Plans for the Network in Italy, UAE, Germany, Japan, India, China, Thailand and Malaysia will be communicated at a later date.
– The Network will also launch on several Blu-ray players and smart TV’s in mid-August.
– WWE will continue to offer the $9.99 per month price point if you commit for 6 months but will also offer one month with no commitment for $19.99.