WWE Govt Kristina Salen responded to rumors that WWE is spending cash to maintain AEW from reaching its mission.
AEW is run by Tony Khan and a number of other Govt Vice Presidents resembling Cody Rhodes and Kenny Omega who’re additionally signed as wrestlers. The corporate airs its flagship present, Dynamite, on TNT each Wednesday, which led to the creation of the Wednesday Night time Warfare since NXT additionally aired on the identical night time.
A number of WWE executives just lately spoke with CNBC about varied subjects, together with the corporate’s new partnership with Peacock. When requested in regards to the competitors, WWE Chief Monetary Officer Kristina Salen said that they are not involved about AEW.
“We’ve at all times had competitors, it’s a part of the sport. Internally, we pay a lot nearer consideration to a Recreation 7 of the World Sequence and if Uncooked goes up towards it.”
Salen added that AEW is definitely in competitors with their developmental model, NXT.
Stephanie McMahon on what the long run holds for WWE
Through the interview, WWE Chief Model Officer Stephanie McMahon spoke about the way forward for the corporate. When requested how lengthy Vince McMahon will proceed as CEO and who will change him, she said:
“Nobody particular person has all that have and experience and keenness in constructing and rising this firm from a smaller regional enterprise to this unimaginable development firm that it’s as we speak.”
When Stephanie was requested to explain WWE’s future over the long run, she revealed:
“It sums up all the pieces about WWE. That’s: then, now and perpetually.”
Media Rights Skilled Dan Cohen commented on WWE’s transfer to Peacock:
“It’s a giant win for WWE. The value level comes down so that you hope that subscribers and eyeballs go up. They obtained out of the know-how area and don’t need to hold sustaining and updating tech which modifications each minute.”
Peacock will air WrestleMania 37 for the primary time within the US this weekend. The community just lately responded to considerations from followers over the unavailability of sure capabilities by revealing they are going to be including participant controls for Apple customers in time for WrestleMania.