WWE Financials: PPV Buyrates Down 9 Percent Overall
Posted by Larry Csonka on 10.31.2013
Summerslam and Night of Champions both down…
- Here is the breakdown of WWE's PPV business for the third quarter…
Pay-Per-View revenues were $14.6 million as compared to $16.3 million in the prior year quarter, down 10%, primarily due to the performance of the Company's SummerSlam event, which contributed to a 9% reduction in buys for the comparable quarter events.
Money in the Bank: 199,000 buys, up 11,000 from 2012
Summerslam: 296,000, down 62,000 from 2012
Night of Champions: 175,000, down 14,000 from 2012
Buys from Prior Events: 91,000 in 2013, up 37,000 from 2012
Total Buys: 761,000, down a total of 28,000 from 2012.