With the return of Goldberg (who’s one of the biggest draws in the history of Professional Wrestling) and The Undertaker’s final match, WWE Network subscription numbers reached an all time high for WrestleMania 33.
Below is what WWE announced:
WWE® NETWORK BREAKS RECORD WITH NEARLY 2 MILLION SUBSCRIBERS
STAMFORD, Conn., April 3, 2017 – WWE® (NYSE: WWE) today announced that its digital subscription service, WWE Network, reached a record 1.95 million total subscribers following last night’s WrestleMania®.This is a 7% increase from April 4th, 2016, the day after WrestleMania last year.
“Results today demonstrate that we are effectively executing our multi-platform content strategy,” said WWE Chairman & CEO Vince McMahon. “WWE Network continues to drive transformative growth for our company and is a key element of our global content ecosystem, which includes traditional television, digital and social platforms and our direct-to-consumer service (WWE Network).”
“With nearly 2 million total subscribers, more households than ever before watched WrestleMania on WWE Network,” said George Barrios, WWE Chief Strategy & Financial Officer. “Given the ongoing strong growth of WWE Network, we continue to expect record subscriber levels and record revenue in 2017 as we achieve targeted