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Wrestlenomics Radio

Wrestlenomics Radio

Wrestlenomics Radio focuses of the economics of the pro-wrestling industry. We discuss pro-wrestling business news and key metrics for companies like WWE, AEW NJPW, and more.

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  1. Celebrities in wrestling, AEW Grand Slam business, NFL on Amazon
  2. Thursday 30: AEW Grand Slam, DAZN, WWE on Hulu
  3. What would a WBD-NBCU merger mean for wrestling?
  4. All Out 2022 PPV buys, WWE stock price target
  5. A dramatic All Out presser, WWE Clash at the Castle
  6. Has WWE-AEW momentum shifted?
  7. WWE Q2 2022 results; NXT UK shutdown
  8. Were Vince McMahon's Trump Foundation payments unrecorded WWE expenses?
  9. What will AEW's next TV deal be worth?
  10. LightShed's Brandon Ross on WWE without Vince McMahon
  11. Triple H takes over WWE creative, Vince McMahon under federal investigation
  12. Pro wrestling after Vince McMahon; ROH PPV
  13. WWE Hierarchy of Influence
  14. How WWE acquired video libraries, with John Carlan
  15. More allegations of misconduct by Vince McMahon
  16. Rita Chatterton allegations against Vince McMahon corroborated
  17. Vince McMahon scandal affects ratings, stock; AEW-NJPW Forbidden Door
  18. Vince McMahon NDAs and payments investigated by WWE board
  19. Turning the corner on the possibility of WWE M&A
  20. What MJF's worked shoot promo means for business
  21. AEW Double or Nothing; Money in the Bank moved
  22. Stephanie McMahon takes leave of absence from WWE
  23. Roman Reigns taking fewer dates
  24. Peacock saves WWE's popularity, Q1 2022 earnings
  25. AEW and WWE TV rights value
  26. State of AEW and WWE fan popularity
  27. Warner-Discovery merger's effect on AEW
  28. Wrestlemania business, WWE's proxy statement; Tony Khan on ROH, bots
  29. The business of Wrestlemania 38
  30. Triple H retires as wrestler, continues as executive
  31. WWE responds to MLW's antitrust lawsuit
  32. AEW Revolution PPV buys, WWE2K22 is released
  33. Tony Khan buys ROH, Vince talks to McAfee
  34. AEW SVP Chris Harrington talks wrestling business ahead of Revolution
  35. Wrestlemania attendance outlook
  36. Cody Rhodes leaves AEW
    Cody Rhodes leaves AEW
  37. Estimating how much revenue AEW makes
  38. WWE Q4 2021 and full year earnings report
  39. WWE Q4 2021 Earnings Preview
  40. Who will buy WWE's next-day rights?
  41. New Japan back on AXS
    New Japan back on AXS
  42. MLW files a lawsuit against WWE
  43. The dismantling of Triple H's NXT
  44. Black Saturday ratings myth, early Wrestlemania PPV buys with Bix
  45. The diversity of AEW’s roster and audience
  46. 2021's biggest stories in wrestling business
  47. 2022 predictions, AEW in mainstream press
  48. The flow of talent from AEW to WWE
  49. DVR viewership, WWE's NIL program
  50. WWE's Brooklyn upfront, Young Bucks' extension, Vince's egg
  51. WWE talent releases, AEW Full Gear PPV buys, EPL rights deal
  52. AEW Full Gear business, WWE financial outlook
  53. Talent releases and CFO transition after WWE Q3 earnings
  54. The end of Ring of Honor as we know it
  55. Preemptions and NJPW business
  56. Preemptions and NJPW business
  57. Fast Nationals for Smackdown and Rampage
  58. Smackdown vs. Rampage: The 30-Minute War
  59. Q3 2021 TV ratings and ticket sales trends for WWE and AEW
  60. AEW SVP Chris Harrington talks about the wrestling business
  61. WWE and AEW's different visions of talent
  62. AEW draws 200,000 PPV buys for All Out
  63. All Out weekend
    All Out weekend
  64. Needle movers
    Needle movers
  65. CM Punk is back in pro wrestling
  66. AEW Rampage debut, Smackdown prelims
  67. NXT getting overhauled following more WWE cuts
  68. AEW's United Center ticket sell fast, WWE budget cuts
  69. Week 2 with WWE back on the road
  70. Live events are back
    Live events are back
  71. WWE Raw sets a new low ahead of touring
  72. How will the return of fans affect ratings?
  73. Return to touring draws nearer, more WWE releases
  74. Myths about AEW's financial state
  75. WWE as a meme stock, post-Covid ticket sales
  76. Double or Nothing 2021 was AEW's 2nd highest-selling PPV
  77. WWE and New Japan reportedly discuss working relationship
  78. WWE returns to live events, more AEW/TBS details
  79. AEW returning to live events
  80. AEW's Blood & Guts wins cable on Wednesday
  81. What NHL on Turner means for AEW
  82. WWE Q1 2021, MLW coming to Vice
  83. Big ratings in the first week of the post-war era
  84. Wrestlemania 37, Undertaker NFTs, Nick Khan comments
  85. NXT moves to Tuesday, extends USA deal
  86. WWE Network launches on Peacock
  87. Requiem for goodwill
    Requiem for goodwill
  88. How viewership would be affected if NXT moves to Tuesday
  89. Tubular media ecosystem
  90. Final verdict on WWE Network
  91. TV ratings literacy
    TV ratings literacy
  92. WWE Q4 & full year 2020 earning report
  93. Welcome to the flock
    Welcome to the flock
  94. Banking model of pro wrestling
  95. Pop culture extravaganza
  96. No chance in hell
    No chance in hell
  97. Cable makes wrestling richer than ever
  98. Year 2020 retrospective
  99. More fans than ever
    More fans than ever
  100. Code of Champions
    Code of Champions
  101. Is TV more valuable than PPV?
  102. Pay-per-view price inelasticity
  103. But all TV is down
    But all TV is down
  104. 20-factor test
    20-factor test
  105. A case for sports-like wrestling
  106. WWE Q3 2020: Finally a new star, and it's Nick Khan
  107. The business of everything else
  108. If a man yells in a forest and no one listens... is it a podcast?
  109. We march backwards into the future
  110. The pillars of wrestling's future
  111. SEC Theater
    SEC Theater
  112. The End of Pax McMahona
  113. The bill's coming due
    The bill's coming due
  114. Secretary of Labor
    Secretary of Labor
  115. Estimate the Thunderdome
  116. No off-color comments
    No off-color comments
  117. Passive engagement
    Passive engagement
  118. The Best of WWE Excuses
  119. WWE Q2 2020 Earnings Report: Compelling Content
  120. Why Comcast should buy WWE
  121. The life and times of the key demo
  122. WWE has a new Chief Financial Officer
  123. The scales of Moxley and Cena
  124. Wrestling before and after COVID: Speaking Out movement, COVID19 testing
  125. Class-action lawsuit against WWE over MENA TV rights
  126. The importance of new stars
  127. A letter to white innocence
  128. Rumors of PPV's Death Were Greatly Exaggerated
  129. COVID-19 Data in Florida and Japan
  130. How WWE Network has made business harder for others
  131. Coronavirus is a breakpoint for wrestling fandom
  132. Will Wrestling Viewership Bounce Back?
  133. WWE Q1 2020 Earnings Report
  134. Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE releases & XFL shutdown timeline
  135. Wrestlenomics Radio: The end of XFL 2.0, Wrestlemania Reception
  136. Wrestlenomics 101: COVID19 can't stop WWE profitability, Cena on star development
  137. Wrestlenomics Radio: 100th Episode, Investors' Understanding of WWE
  138. Wrestlenomics Radio: Highest Attendances and Live Gates in Wrestling History
  139. Wrestlenomics Radio: How much will COVID-19 cost WWE?
  140. How and Why WWE's Popularity Declined
  141. Wrestlenomics Radio: Streaming possibilities for WWE PPVs
  142. WWE Q4 2019 report: PPVs moving to major streaming service?
  143. George Barrios and Michelle Wilson out as WWE Co-Presidents
  144. Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE Q3 2019 Earnings Report
  145. Wrestlenomics Radio: NXT debuts on USA Network, Anthem acquires AXS TV
  146. 91: Wrestlenomics Radio: NXT moves to USA Network, going head-to-head with AEW on cable
  147. 90: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE Q2 2019 earnings report
  148. 89: Wrestlenomics Radio: What's the big deal about WWE in Saudi Arabia?
  149. 88: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE Q1 2019 Earnings Analysis, Vince blames talent absences for declines
  150. 87: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE's independent contractor problem
  151. 86: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE moving headquarters
  152. 85: Wrestlenomics Radio: Wrestlemania attendance, Barrios on popularity, viewership demographics
  153. 84: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE Saudi money algebra, AEW Double or Nothing sells out, NJPW Google search
  154. 83: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE Full Year 2018 Report: Vince on star power, Rousey; Crown Jewel money; Barrios defends attendance drop
  155. 82: Wrestlenomics Radio: Mookie gets hired by AEW, adventures in Japan; "Buffalo Brothers" car accident
  156. 81: Wrestlenomics Radio: History of the Streaming Era, 2014-2018
  157. 80: Wrestlenomics Radio: Impact moving to Pursuit, most matches in WWE, biggest stories of the year
  158. 79: Wrestlenomics Radio: New lows for WWE viewership, Eric Bischoff TED talk
  159. 78: Wrestlenomics Radio: New WWE board of directors, Vince sells stock, Barrios UBS talk, trademark update, scholarly wrestling articles
  160. 77: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE stock recovery, ROH signings, NXT Takeover moved to avoid MSG show
  161. 76: Wrestlenomics Radio: Pro wrestling landscape, AEW trademarks
  162. 75: Wrestlenomics Radio: WrestleMania 35 ticket sales & capacity, Triple H NXT conference call
  163. 74: Wrestlenomics Radio: Stephanie McMahon at Web Summit, Harold Meij on NJPW business with Uproxx
  164. 73: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE Crown Jewel takes place, John Cena & Daniel Bryan don't appear
  165. 72: Wrestlenomics Radio: Crown Jewel casts shadow on WWE Evolution, WWE stock falls after Q3 report, NXT attendance, Roman Reigns
  166. 71: Wrestlenomics Radio: Latest on WWE Saudi Arabia with guest Mike Sempervive
  167. 70: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE deal with Saudi Arabia government under scrunity after alleged murder of journalist
  168. 69: Wrestlenomics Radio: Attendance updates for NJPW, WWE and ROH; UFC 229 incident
  169. 68: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE Q3 viewership & female audience decline, Mixed Match Challenge views down, WWE YouTube power rankings
  170. 67: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE CTE lawsuit dismissed, WWE tryout in Chile, return to Saudi Arabia, women's PPV, Impact officials meet at WWE HQ, WON HOF ballot
  171. 66: Wrestlenomics Radio: CMLL Anniversary talk with live report from Will From Texas (goodhelmet)
  172. 65: Wrestlenomics Radio: All In economics, interview with The Ringer's Mike Piellucci
  173. 64: Wrestlenomics Radio: All In, employee/contractor issue, vision of WWE co-presidents
  174. 63: Wrestlenomics Radio: Neville out of WWE contract, tracking indie stars, WWE Studios president leaves
  175. 62: Wrestlenomics Radio: Triple H conference calls, Daniel Bryan contract status, Lawsuit updates for Punk/Cabana & Jarrett
  176. 61: Wrestlenomics Radio: NJPW business and G1 Climax talk with @EvanDeadlySinsW
  177. 60: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE social media metrics compared to Facebook, Twitter, Netflix; How WWE falls short of its economic potential
  178. 59: Wrestlenomics Radio: How much did WWE make from Saudi Arabia deal?
  179. 58: Wrestlenomics Radio: Hogan returning to WWE? ROH/NJPW MSG show, WWE Q2 preview, Sinclair-Tribune
  180. 57: Wrestlenomics Radio: Part 2: WWE 1H 2018 Timeline
  181. 56: Wrestlenomics Radio: Part 1: WWE 1H 2018 Timeline
  182. 55: Wrestlenomics Radio: NJPWWorld subs, NJPW president profile, WWE TV deal, responsibility of promoters
  183. 54: Wrestlenomics Radio: JPMorgan upgrades WWE stock target, All Us, Vader, WWE in Australia
  184. 53: Wrestlenomics Radio: New WWE investor presentation, Australia PPV, India, All In, XFL
  185. 53: Wrestlenomics Radio: CM Punk victorious in court, not in UFC
  186. 52: Wrestlenomics Radio: CM Punk & Colt Cabana vs. Dr. Chris Amann trial
  187. 50: Wrestlenomics Radio: What would a tiered WWE Network look like? SmackDown's new deal
  188. 49: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE RAW reportedly getting 3x raise, SmackDown moving?
  189. 48: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE implications from UFC-ESPN, Brandon's modern wrestling talk, Total Divas renewed, Starrcast
  190. 47: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE Q1 & macro business trends; NJPW Dontaku, Cow Palace ticket sales; All-In seating
  191. 46: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE in Saudi Arabia, most recognizable pro wrestlers, BTIG upgrades WWE stock projection, All In
  192. 45: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE business analyses from JPMorgan and Needham, Saudi Arabia, WWE Board of Directors
  193. 44: Wrestlenomics Radio: Greatest Royal Rumble, Rusev, Ronda Rousey, Lesnar re-signs with WWE
  194. 43: Wrestlenomics Radio: Mookie & Brandon's WrestleMania Adventure
  195. 42: Wrestlenomics Radio: Louisiana athletic commission, Ticket sales update for all WrestleMania weekend events, MLW TV deal
  196. 41: Wrestlenomics Radio: Daniel Bryan medically cleared by WWE, AroLucha funding
  197. 40: Wrestlenomics Radio: WrestleMania 35 press conference, Moolah controversy, Jericho-Omega AXS rating
  198. 39: Wrestlenomics Radio: Barrios at Deutsche Bank, Greatest Royal Rumble, WWE executive pay, All In
  199. 38: Wrestlenomics Radio: Brock Lesnar no-shows, Fox Sports executives at RAW, NJPWWorld subs, PWG venue move
  200. 37: Wrestlenomics Radio: Wrestling media, Ronda Rousey's effect on business, NJPW in Australia
  201. 36: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE UK & International w/ Will Cooling, TV Rights, Bloomberg Business article
  202. 35: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE 2017 top financial stories, Mookie's divisional scorecard, Mysterio in NJPW
  203. 34: Wrestlenomics Radio: Ronda Rousey in WWE, Morgan Stanley analysis, WrestleMania in NY/NJ, ROH OTT service
  204. 33: Wrestlenomics Radio: XFL official set to relaunch, Enzo Amore fired, RAW25 viewership, MMC
  205. 32: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE talent contracts, Mixed Match Challenge, Lavie Margolin's TrumpMania
  206. 31: Wrestlenomics Radio: RAW/SmackDown to Fox rumors, Wrestle Kingdom 12 follow-up, WWE stock price
  207. 30: Wrestlenomics Radio: Wrestle Kingdom 12, NJPWWorld, 205 Live, WWE succession
  208. 29: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE's Iron Man, injuries; Biggest stories of 2017; WWF 1984-1990 gross income
  209. 28: Wrestlenomics Radio: Vince sells WWE stock for football, ROH record attendance, 2018 predictions
  210. 27: Wrestlenomics Radio: Vince McMahon XFL rumors, Net Neutrality, new WWE Facebook show
  211. 26: Wrestlenomics Radio: Triple H beats Jinder in India, Bagwell/Raven lawsuit dropped, 205 Live house shows, latest Barrios talk
  212. 25: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWN's iPPV buys, WON HOF results, Broken Matt, Cody/Bucks show & merch
  213. 24: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE & UFC TV rights negotiations, WWE’s reduced PPV schedule, Wrestle Kingdom 12 update, Brandon’s life in wrestling
  214. 23: Wrestlenomics Radio: Jinder experiment done?, NJPW revenue, Zayn & Owens sent home
  215. Wrestlenomics Radio: Wrestling Observer Hall of Fame ballots
  216. 22: Wrestlenomics Radio: Jericho vs. Omega at WK12, WWE releases, WWE popularity
  217. 21: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE Q3 2017 Results & Analysis: WWE Network subs, attendance & more
  218. 20: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE wellness policy, illnesses before TLC, Powerbomb.tv & SMV partner
  219. 19: Wrestlenomics Radio: Neville walks out, Jimmy Jacobs fired; GWN launch; Lucha Underground
  220. 18: Wrestlenomics Radio: David Lagana on relaunch of NWA and future of media in wrestling
  221. 17: Wrestlenomics Radio: Young Bucks get cease & desist, WWE RAW & SmackDown attendance
  222. 16: Wrestlenomics Radio: FloMoney, FloProblems; WWE Network Survey; Jinder Mahal promo
  223. 15: Wrestlenomics Radio: Fact-checking Roman Reigns and Vince McMahon’s recent promos
  224. 14: Wrestlenomics Radio: GFW-Jarrett turmoil, Jericho book review, Kavita Devi, Baron Corbin
  225. 13: Wrestlenomics Radio: NJPW Biz talk with @EvanDeadlySinsW
  226. 12: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE Survey, Wreddit, Google Trends, Japanese ELO Ratings
  227. 11: Wrestlenomics Radio: CM Punk lawsuit, Summerslam staying in Brooklyn, Triple H industry call, Daniel Bryan and more!
  228. 10: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE Network in China, NJPW G1 Climax update, GFW, Ronda Rousey
  229. 9: Wrestlenomics Radio: Cena vs. Nakamura, Brock Lesnar, G1 Climax Attendance and more!
  230. 8: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE Q2 report, NJPW global plans, Reigns wins YouTube
  231. 7: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE Q2 Preview, NJPW in the U.S.
  232. 6: Wrestlenomics Radio: The Amazing Technicolor Bar Graphs
  233. 5: Wrestlenomics Radio: Pro Wrestling's Aging TV Audience
  234. 4: Wrestlenomics Radio - George Barrios' Technocractic Utopia of Entertainment
  235. 3: Wrestlenomics Radio: Core of the Core
  236. 2: Wrestlenomics: Cinco de Wrestlenomics (WWE Q1)
  237. 1: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE Business Partner Summit 2017
  238. Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE 2016
  239. Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE Q3 Results
  240. Wrestlenomics Radio: July Update (UFC Sale, Brexit, Int'l Update)
  241. WWE Q1 Results, Emerging Markets Talk, KPI Switches and Worked WrestleMania #s
  242. Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE 2015 Results and 2016 Forecasting
  243. Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE Q4 Earnings Report