WWE’s PPV Business Continues To Shrink

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WWE announced on Thursday morning that the company did $3.5 million in PPV revenue during the Second Quarter 2015. It should be noted that WrestleMania was not included since it occurred in the First Quarter.

Individual Q2 pay-per-view buys for the Extreme Rules event

  • 2010 – 182,000 buys
  • 2011 – 209,000 buys
  • 2012 – 263,000 buys
  • 2013 – 231,000 buys
  • 2014 – 108,000 buys (Network Era)
  • 2015 – 56,000 (Network Era)

May/June pay-per-view buys

  • 2010 – 143,000 buys (Fatal Four-Way)
  • 2011 – 170,000 buys (Cap. Punishment)
  • 2012 – 194,000 buys (No Way Out)
  • 2013 – 186,000 buys (Payback)
  • 2014 – 67,000 buys (Payback) & 122,000 buys (MITB)
  • 2015 – 57,000 buys (Payback) & 57,000 buys (MITB)

Second Quarter pay-per-view revenue



  • 2009 Q2 – $35.6 million (WM quarter)
  • 2010 Q2 – $10.4 million (non-WM quarter)
  • 2011 Q2 – $34.4 million (WM quarter and with $5 increase compared to 2009)
  • 2012 Q2 – $40.8 million (WM quarter)
  • 2013 Q2 – $37.1 million (WM quarter)
  • 2014 Q2 – $23.8 million (WM quarter/Network Era)
  • 2015 Q2 – $3.5 million (Network Era, no WM business)
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