WWE 24/7 will hit the SVOD ring next month with undisclosed cable affiliates on board, WWE Ent svp Tom Barreca said Thurs. He said each month’s on-demand lineup will feature a different theme, from next month’s Halloween/Monster banner to African- American wrestlers during Black History Month in March. To spark interest in Wrestlemania 21 (Apr 3, L.A.), 24/7 will feature a retrospective on Wrestlemania events, with stars talking about their favorite memories. The meat of the service? Classic matches from the company’s vast archives of WWE, AWA and ECW bouts, PPV fare and never-seen bouts, and extras such as video from the McMahon family’s personal library. WWF matches will be repackaged with new music and hosts; the old logo will be gone. 24/7 specials include "Buried Treasures," digging up surprises from the past; "Monday Night Wars," "History of ECW" and "WWE Old School." Original programming includes magazine-style shows with Hall of Famers and behind-the-scenes pieces with today’s stars. The service is being pitched to affiliates (at a suggested rate of $6-$10/month) by WWE 24/7’s dir of affiliate sales Georgi Rosenberg and her boss, WWE vp affil sales Peter Clifford. – Shirley Brady

The Daily

Subscribe

SpotX Marries Audience Targeting, Privacy

SpotX revealed a new suite of custom audience data tools that will allow media owners and advertisers to target audiences using first-party, third-party or subscriber data while maintaining consumer privacy.

Read the Full Issue
The Skinny is delivered on Tuesday and focuses on the cable profession. You'll stay in the know on the headlines, topics and special issues you value most. Sign Up

Calendar

Apr 23
Top Ops – 2021 Nominations Nominations Due: April 23, 2021
Jun 10
The FAXIES Awards – Virtual CelebrationSave the Date! - June 10, 2021
Jul 16
Diversity List – 2021 Nominations Due: July 16, 2021
Sep 10
Most Powerful Women – 2021 Nominations Due: Sept 10, 2021
Dec 7
Most Powerful Women CelebrationSave the Date!
Full Calendar

Jobs

Seeking an INDUSTRY JOB?
VIEW JOBS

Hiring? In conjunction with our sister brand, Cynopsis, we are offering hiring managers a deep pool of media-savvy, skilled candidates at a range of experience levels and sectors, The result will be an even more robust industry job board, to help both employers and job seekers.

Contact John@cynopsis.com for more information.