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WWE Close On Television Deal, Double Rights Fees

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It had expected in the wrestling world that WWE would be announcing their television deal today. We may have to wait a little while longer. It has being reported by Variety that WWE are “near” a deal to keep Raw and Smackdown with NBC Universal. Financial terms haven’t been disclosed, but Variety states that people on Wall Street believe that ... Read More »

WWE Stock Soars Late In The Day, Television Deal Imminent?

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Could we get an announcement in the near future on where WWE will be airing their television content? Financial analysts seem to think so. It is being reported by financial website, TheStreet.com reports that WWE stock rose 3.9% in the late afternoon and closed at $19.35 for the today. The site states a report from The Wrestling Observer that the ... Read More »

WWE Fails to Reach Agreement with NBCU, TV Licensing Deal Up for Grabs

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Last Friday came and went without the WWE and NBC Universal reaching a new agreement on a television deal before their exclusive negotiating period ended. ┬áNow, the WWE can officially negotiate with other networks including Viacom, Disney and 20th Century Fox which may be looking to land the TV rights for WWE programming. WWE confirmed that no agreement was made ... Read More »