Found May 03, 2013 on Wrestling-Edge.com:
PLAYERS: Vince McMahon
- Here is a recap from WWE’s conference call to discuss financial results on Thursday:* Michael Weitz opened the call and then turned it over to Vince McMahon.* Vince McMahon said they had “mixed results” in the first quarter. He noted that the live events and pay-per-view buys were up. Vince mentions the television ratings are strong and pointed to increases in Raw and Smackdown.* Vince called WrestleMania “a huge success.”* Vince said they had seven new talents appear at WrestleMania 29 and said it’s important to build new stars.* “As far as the network is concerned, we are continuing to build on that as far as a subscription model,” McMahon said.* Vince turned the call over to Barrios.* Barrios said that PPV buys for the Royal Rumble and Elimination Chamber pay-per-views were up 17 percent compared to the same events last year.* Barrios noted that there was a five percent increase in the average revenue per buy due to the higher price charged for the HD PPV feed that many cable a...
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