Expect WWE to shatter its annual profit records. Is selling PPV events to a streaming player the best way to monetize that content, or is linear TV an option?
When I came on board in 2009, one of my responsibilities that Vince [McMahon] gave me was running our infamous pay-per-view business… I came from the NBA, I came from the world of tennis where the vernacular, even a business model of pay-per-view didn't exist, so of course when I was given the responsibility to … Continue reading Rumors of Pay-Per-View’s Death Were Greatly Exaggerated
Related to Wrestlemania, there's some Google web search data available, but because the public data is standardized and longer-term trends are cut up into weeks, I think it's best to wait a week or two to try to make year-over-year comparisons on the data that includes anything from Sunday. I've been looking at some Google … Continue reading Implications of Wrestlemania, WWE’s Cinematic Style