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Details On Increase In Viewership For WWE Events On Peacock

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• Details On Increase In Viewership For WWE Events On Peacock

As revealed during their earnings call, WWE reported over $1 billion in revenue for 2021, the highest in company’s history so far.

Nick Khan (WWE President & Chief Revenue Officer) discussed WWE’s success on the Peacock streaming platform.

The WWE Day 1 premium live event (which took place on January 1, 2022) was one of the most watched events in the history of Peacock.

Also, this year’s Royal Rumble event was the most active WWE event on the Peacock app so far.

With WWE Network moving to Peacock in the United States, WWE’s events have seen a tremendous increase in viewership numbers. Below are some stats:

– Money In the Bank 2021 viewership was up 25% compared to MITB 2019

– SummerSlam 2021 viewership was up 30% compared to SSlam 2019

– Extreme Rules 2021 viewership was up 20% compared to ER 2019

– Crown Jewel 2021 viewership was up 75% compared to CJ 2019

– Survivor Series 2021 viewership was up 25% compared to SVS 2019

– Royal Rumble 2022 viewership was up 45% compared to RR 2020

Nick said that WWE has expanded their audience with their partnership with Peacock, and that they have out-performed on the platform when it comes to subscription numbers.

For those who don’t know, WWE helped Peacock gain 1 million brand new subscribers.

Also Read: Vince McMahon Comments On WWE Crossing $1 Billion In Revenue For The 1st Time Ever

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• ON THIS DAY IN WWF HISTORY (February 3, 1990) – WWF Superstars of Wrestling

On this day in 1990, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Superstars of Wrestling’.

This episode was pre-taped at the Jefferson Civic Center in Birmingham, Alabama and featured matches & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF WrestleMania VI’ PPV.

Here’s the match-card:

1. Dusty Rhodes vs. Tony Burton

2. Rick Martel vs. Reno Riggins

3. Jim Duggan vs. Mike Davis

4. Jake Roberts vs. Ted DiBiase

5. Earthquake vs. Mike Justice

6. The Powers Of Pain vs. Chris Walker & Butch Stanley

        
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