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In the News (Sun 19 Nov 17)

  
  WWE Corporate
It has been WWE’s practice not to release the names of those who have been suspended, but notice has been sent to all WWE performers that names of anyone who is suspended under the Wellness Policy as of November 1 will be made public.
World Wrestling Entertainment is offering all U.S. military personnel free tickets to its live events in the U.S. as another way for the company to show its gratitude for their service to their country.
The names of all World Wrestling Entertainment televised and live programming, talent names, images, likenesses, slogans and wrestling moves and all World Wrestling Entertainment logos are trademarks which are the exclusive property of World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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  World Wrestling Entertainment
The name was changed in the spring of 2002 as it lost a court case with the World Wildlife Fund over the name WWF and the usage of it (for example, wwf.com (http://www.wwf.com)).
The WWWF rejoined the NWA in 1971 and their world title was dropped to the status of a regional title.
The WWWF became the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) in mid-1979.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ww/WWE.html   (321 words)

  
 World Wrestling Entertainment - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: )
World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (WWE) is a publicly traded, privately controlled integrated media (focusing in television, internet, and live events), sports, and entertainment company dealing primarily in the professional wrestling industry, with major revenue sources also coming from movies, music, product licensing, and direct product sales.
It is currently the largest professional wrestling promotion in the world, and holds an extensive library of videos representing a significant portion of the visual history of professional wrestling.
WWE's revenue in fiscal 2006 (from May 2005 to April 2006) was approximately $400 million (US), with a net profit of approximately $47 million.
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 World Wrestling Entertainment - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (WWE) is a publicly traded, privately controlled integrated media (focusing in television, internet, and live events), sports, and entertainment company dealing primarily in the professional wrestling industry, with major revenue sources also coming from movies, music, product licensing, and direct product sales.
WWE is currently the largest professional wrestling promotion in the world, and holds an extensive library of videos representing a significant portion of the visual history of professional wrestling.
During the 1990s wrestling boom,starting with Steve Austin's speech, shortly after defeating Jake Roberts in the tournament finals at the 1996 King of the Ring pay-per-view, the WWF moved away from its "family era" and began broadcasting more violence, swearing, and more edgy angles in its attempt to compete with WCW.
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 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : World Wrestling Entertainment   (Site not responding. Last check: )
World Wrestling Entertainment, or WWE, is a professional wrestling promotion, currently the largest in North America.
World Wrestling Entertainment is a publicly-traded company, but 70% of voting shares are owned by Chairman Vince McMahon, his wife, CEO Linda McMahon, his son, Executive Vice President of Global Media Shane McMahon, and his daughter, Vice President of Creative Writing Stephanie McMahon-Levesque.
The concept of a wrestling supercard was nothing new in North America; the NWA had been running StarrCade a few years prior to Wrestlemania, and even the elder McMahon had marketed large Shea Stadium (New York) cards viewable in closed circuit locations.
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 WWE Corporate
The court ruling prevents the World Wrestling Federation from the use of the logo it adopted in 1998 and the letters WWF in specified circumstances.
"World Wrestling Entertainment and WWE will now be the identity that we use from the television base we have established in 130 countries," she said.
The names of all World Wrestling Entertainment televised and live programming, talent names, images, likenesses, slogans and wrestling moves and all World Wrestling Entertainment logos are trademarks which are the exclusive property of World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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 SingaporeMoms - Parenting Encyclopedia - World Wrestling Entertainment
World Wrestling Entertainment is a publicly-traded company, but the vast majority of voting shares are owned by chairman Vince McMahon, wife and CEO Linda McMahon, son Shane McMahon, and daughter Stephanie McMahon-Levesque.
The WWE has a large media repository dating back to the late 1960s and their goal was to stream most of this content online using a subscription service.
WWE is currently one of the leaders in pay-per-view content for cable and satellite television.
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 World Wrestling Entertainment
WWE is a publicly-traded company controlled by Vince McMahon and his wife Linda McMahon, son Shane McMahon, and daughter Stephanie McMahon.
The name was changed in the spring of 2002 as it lost a court case with the World Wildlife Fund over the name WWF and the usage of it (for example, wwf.com (http://www.wwf.com), which the World Wildlife Fund never actually assumed control of, and fell into the hands of a squatter).
WWE Films is located on Hollywood (CA) and their first feature was named "The Marine", starring John Cena.
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 World Wrestling Entertainment at AllExperts
World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (WWE) is a publicly traded integrated media (focusing in television, internet, and live events), sports, and entertainment company dealing primarily in the professional wrestling industry, with major revenue sources also coming from movies, music, product licensing, and direct product sales.
WWE is currently the largest professional wrestling promotion in the world, and holds an extensive library of videos representing a significant portion of the visual history of professional wrestling.
WWE is also home to three of the eight internationally recognized world titles.
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 Triple H Biography | World Wrestling Entertainment | WWE | Wrestling Superstars   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Since entering the WWE, Hunter Hearst Helmsley has piledriven and body-slammed his way to the top of the wrestling world.
His most recent wrestling triumph was a victory over Goldberg in the Elimination Chamber at Summer Slam which allowed him to keep his World Heavyweight belt.
Before entering the world of professional wrestling, Triple H considered a career as a graphic artist.
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 WWE - WWE Tickets - Wrestling Schedules, Wrestling wwe Tickets
World Wrestling Entertainment, has shaped the way for the wrestling world with such icons such as Hulk Hogan, Andre the Giant, and an existing stars Kurt Angle and Triple H. Current WWE programs RAW, Smackdown, and infrequent pay-per-view wrestling events including Summer slam and Wrestlemania.
They changed their name in May 2002 from WWF to WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment), in a statement from Linda McMahon she explained it was due to the worldwide growth of the WWF.
World Wrestling Entertainment has gone through a huge change since acquiring WCW and eliminating all competition in the United States wrestling industry.
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World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. is an integrated media and entertainment company headquartered in Stamford, Conn., with offices in New York City, Los Angeles, Toronto, and London.
WWE sources felt that he did not bring enough to the table, and was not getting over despite being given many gimmicks.
World Wrestling needs clear rights to continue using the Hulk Hogan name because it begins a pay-per-view service which will feature its 75,000 hour library of old wrestling matches.
www.lycos.com /info/world-wrestling-entertainment--company.html   (323 words)

  
 World Wrestling Entertainment - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The concept of a wrestling supercard was nothing new in North America; the NWA had been running StarrCade a few years prior to Wrestlemania, and even the elder McMahon had marketed large Shea Stadium cards viewable in closed circuit locations.
In the meantime, Triple H and Chris Benoit, two of WWE's largest drawcards, were injured in May with a quadricep tear and in June with a nagging neck injury, respectively.
WWE is currently prohibited from using the term "WWF" due to the lawsuit they lost with the World Wildlife Fund a few years back.
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 WWE: Homepage
Are WWE Tag Team Champions Matt Hardy and MVP the oddest couple in WWE history?
WWE Magazine heads to Green Bay to find the real Mr.
All World Wrestling Entertainment programming, talent names, images, likenesses, slogans, wrestling moves, and logos are the exclusive property of World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ECW is a trademark of WWE Libraries, Inc. All other trademarks, logos and copyrights are the property of their respective owners.
www.wwe.com   (328 words)

  
 World Wrestling Entertainment information - Search.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (WWE) is a publicly traded integrated media, sports and entertainment company dealing primarily in the professional wrestling industry.
The rest of the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) was unhappy with Mondt because he rarely allowed Rogers to wrestle outside of the Northeast, which led to Mondt and the Capitol Wrestling Corporation (CWC) leaving the NWA, creating the World Wide Wrestling Federation (WWF) in the process.
Mondt and the WWWF wanted Rogers to keep the NWA World Championship, but Rogers was unwilling to sacrifice his $25,000 deposit on the belt (titleholders at the time had to pay a deposit to ensure they would honor their commitments as champion).
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 World Wrestling Entertainment   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The WWWF became the World Wrestling Federation in mid- 1979.
The older McMahon had already the northeastern territory as one of the vibrant members of the NWA by recognizing that pro wrestling was about entertainment than sport.
While the success was great professional wrestling is a cyclical business; and to up for this WWFE (the original stock-ticker for WWF Enterainment) would diversify into other including a nightclub in Times Square and book publishing business.
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 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Wrestling goes to Hollywood
Heading the WWE office will be industry veteran Joel Simon, whose brief will be to develop films and television shows for its wrestling stars, which would appeal both to loyal fans and a new audience.
WWE has seen phenomenal success in recent years as its spin-offs such as Smackdown and RAW were sold around the world and its tours attracted thousands of dedicated fans.
Ratings for WWE pay-per-view events have dipped in recent times, leading the company to warn that profits may not be as high as expected.
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 World Wrestling Entertainment Profit Falls, World Wrestling Entertainment 4Q Profit Falls 35 Percent on Drop in TV Ad ...
Shares of World Wrestling fell 77 cents, or 4.5 percent, to close at $16.23 Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange.
Live and televised entertainment revenue fell 10 percent to $92.3 million, due to the absence of domestic cable advertising revenue.
For May to December 2006, World Wrestling projected net income would be about even with the $30 million, or 43 cents per share, from continuing operations it reported in the comparable eight-month period in 2005.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2006/06/13/ap/business/mainD8I7IDVG0.shtml   (532 words)

  
 World Wrestling Entertainment
World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.(WWE, inc.) is a company with a long history.
In addition, WWE has paid $13 million to the William Morris talent agency to settle a lawsuit out of court.
As a wrestling fan, I know what a good storyline is, and I can distinguish between skilled wrestlers and skilled performers.
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 World Wrestling Entertainment - WWE   (Site not responding. Last check: )
World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) is the company's main business module, which is the basis of the running of the organization.
WWE's revenue in the last twelve months was approximately $400 million (US), with a net profit of approximately $52 million.
WWE RAW is the Monday night professional wrestling show for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).
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 World Wrestling Entertainment vs. ToysandMusic.com
World Wrestling Entertainment did not appreciate the free distribution of their copyrighted material and began to crackdown on any website displaying WWE intelluctual property.
On August 13, World Wrestling Entertainment decided that the banner that was displayed on the ToysandMusic.com home page was in violation of their copyright laws as well.
World Wrestling Entertainment was kind enough to allow Brenden to use the multimedia for four years.
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 The Eras of the World Wrestling Entertainment
There is definitely an aura that is associated with the world of "sports entertainment" or better known as professional wrestling.
Being that the WWE is the only big time wrestling promotion in the United States today, it is considered the ultimate honor to be given a spot on the WWE roster.
The WWE has been making an effort lately to turn away from the strong sexual overtones and rely on what got them to the dance.
pages.emerson.edu /Courses/Fall03/IN115A/Assignments_In/midterm/yeager/wrestle/wwe2.html   (549 words)

  
 World Wrestling Entertainment Summary
While the World Wrestling Federation claims to have been the leader in "sports entertainment for over fifty years," the WWF really was formed in the early 1980s when Vince McMahon Jr.
However, by the 1990s the WWF's fortunes steadily declined as fans were tired of Hulk Hogan's act and circus-like wrestling gimmicks (such as a clown and animal mascots).
A 2000 lawsuit from the World Wildlife Fund (also WWF) was settled in 2002, when on May 6, 2002, the company changed its name to World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc., or WWE.
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 World Wrestling Entertainment's Mike Sileck - - CFO.com
The new CFO of World Wrestling Entertainment tells CFO.com why he moved from Monster to the world of body slams and pile drivers, and how he has changed financial reporting at WWE.
Since joining World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. in June 2005, chief financial officer Mike Sileck has been busier than a referee at a Friday night smackdown.
The WWE was founded by Vincent and Linda McMahon in Stamford, Connecticut, but Sileck has spearheaded several financial reporting initiatives intended to present a better picture of the company to Wall Street.
www.cfo.com /article.cfm/8069382/c_8057416?f=home_todayinfinance   (1259 words)

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