In this interview Jeff chats candidly with Nick about:
You can find the full audio of the interview as well as some of Jeff’s transcribed quotes below:
On what he thinks was the catalyst for WWF’s Attitude Era:
On the the difficulties of launching a new pro wrestling product in the current pro wrestling landscape:
JJ: We are faced with multiple challenges as a new brand. Obviously, the title says it, it’s “Global” so we are lining up the global launch. The UK fan base now is totally dialed in to every year at WrestleMania. They make their travel and they are a huge part of the Monday Night RAW audience. Wrestling has become a global form of entertainment. When you couple that with digital… the world is changing. The distribution is ever changing so fast and that’s sort of the world we are in right now. I think as much as anything people can say, “bad creative,” or they can say, “It’s three hours.” There’s a lot of things. It’s all the same thing. It’s a sign of the times. It’s a changing world. When you flip that, who would have thought three years ago that we would be sitting her saying, “Every WWE PPV is on the network and you can get it for $10 a month.” That’s incredible. The world is changing.
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