WWE, a publicly traded company (NYSE: WWE), is an integrated media organization and recognized leader in global entertainment. The Company consists of a portfolio of businesses that create and deliver original content 52 weeks a year to a global audience. WWE is committed to family-friendly entertainment on its television programming, premium live events, digital media and publishing platforms. WWE’s TV-PG programming can be seen in more than 900 million homes worldwide in 28 languages through world-class distribution partners including NBCUniversal, FOX Sports, BT Sport, Sony India and Rogers. The award-winning WWE Network includes all live premium live events, scheduled programming and a massive video-on-demand library and is currently available in more than 180 countries. In the United States, NBCUniversal’s streaming service, Peacock, is the exclusive home to WWE Network.
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WWE broadcasts to more than 180 countries in 28 languages and can be seen in 900 million television households worldwide each week. WWE creates seven hours of original programming that is watched by approximately 11 million fans in the United States. Our diverse audience spans generations of fans.
Monday Night Raw is a three-hour primetime program starting at 8PM ET that broadcasts live on USA Network. It is among the most-watched regularly scheduled programs on primetime cable television and anchors USA, helping to make it the #1 cable entertainment network. As part of the agreement with USA Network’s parent company, NBC Universal, Monday Night Raw also airs in replays on NBC Universo and Universal HD. Monday Night Raw is the longest-running weekly episodic program in the U.S. with more than 1,400 original episodes.
The two-hour Friday Night SmackDown airs live on FOX in primetime at 8PM ET. With more than 1,100 original episodes, SmackDown is the second longest-running weekly episodic program in U.S. primetime TV history, only behind Monday Night Raw (by number of original episodes).
WWE NXT airs live Tuesday nights at 8PM ET on USA Network from the Capitol Wrestling Center in Orlando, FL.
Total Divas, a one-hour reality series on E!, concluded its ninth season in December 2019. Total Bellas concluded its sixth season on E! in January 2021. Season three of Miz & Mrs., a half-hour reality series on USA Network starring married WWE Superstars Mike “The Miz” Mizanin and Maryse Mizanin, is expected to air in 2022.
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The award-winning WWE Network includes all live premium live events, scheduled programming and a massive video-on-demand library and is currently available in more than 180 countries. In the United States, NBCUniversal’s streaming service, Peacock, is the exclusive home to WWE Network.
WWE utilizes the Internet to promote our brands; create a community experience among our fans; market and distribute our offline, online and mobile products; and sell online advertising.
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Our creative team develops compelling and complex characters and weaves them into dynamic storylines that combine physical and emotional elements. Our multiple sports entertainment brands allow us to perform live events within the United States and abroad.
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WWE offers a wide variety of consumer products through licensing programs that builds partnerships with companies globally to create products featuring our marks and logos, copyrighted works and characters in diverse categories, including: toys, video games, apparel, housewares, collectibles, sporting goods and books. Our merchandise is also sold at our live event venues as well as online on WWEShop.com.
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When WWE opened its office in 1983, the company had 13 employees. Today, WWE has approximately 800 full-time employees and growing and is a solid corporate citizen headquartered in the state of Connecticut. WWE and our employees pay millions of dollars in a variety of local, state and federal taxes. The company also employs vendors and service providers both locally and nationally who employ many people and contribute their share to the tax base. Additionally, our economic reach is truly global as a worldwide entertainment company with many international partners and employees all over the world as a direct result of our tours and monthly pay-per-view events including WrestleMania and SummerSlam.
Over the past 13 years, WrestleMania has generated more than $1.3 billion in cumulative economic impact for the cities that have hosted the event. WrestleMania 35 generated $165.4 million in economic impact for the New York/New Jersey region in April 2019, according to a study conducted by the Enigma Research Corporation. This marks a more than 60 percent increase from the $101.2 million generated for WrestleMania 29 in New York and New Jersey, and the eighth consecutive year that WrestleMania generated more than $100 million in economic impact for its host region.
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WWE is proud to be an award-winning organization with numerous industry accolades for our programs, executives, Superstars and more. Below, are some of WWE’s recent awards and recognitions:
- E! People’s Choice Awards
- Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards
- Teen Choice Awards
- MTV Movie & TV Awards
- Sports Business Journal’s Sports Business Awards
- Sports Business Journal’s 50 Most Influential People in Sports Business
- Sports Business Journal’s Game Changers
- ESPN Sports Humanitarian Awards
- ESPY Awards
- Variety’s Variety500
- Forbes Fab 40
- Adweek Brand Genius
- Adweek Most Powerful Women in Sports
- Arnold Classic Lifetime Achievement Award