How Many WWE Network Subscribers Are Expected By the End of 2016?, Sami Zayn Warns Mick Foley

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Sami Zayn Warns Mick Foley

Sami Zayn Tweeted the following, issuing a warning to Raw GM Mick Foley:

#RAW. I’ve been patient. No more BS. I want my match with Braun Strowman. @RealMickFoley make this happen.

How Many WWE Network Subscribers Are Expected By the End of 2016?

In the following press release, WWE reveals the company expects to have netted 1.42 million Network subscribers by the end of 2016:

WWE Reaffirms Fourth Quarter 2016 Adjusted OIBDA and Operating Income Guidance

Raises Expectations for Fourth Quarter 2016 Average Subscribers

STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:WWE) today announced that the Company has raised the low end of its projected range of average paid WWE Network subscribers for the fourth quarter 2016 and reaffirmed its 2016 Adjusted OIBDA and Operating income guidance.

Specifically, the Company announced that it expects at least 1.40 million average paid subscribers to WWE Network for the fourth quarter 2016. The Company reaffirmed its projections for fourth quarter Adjusted OIBDA of approximately $20 million to $24 million (Operating income of $12 million to $16 million). For the full year, the Company anticipates 2016 Adjusted OIBDA of $80 million to $84 million (Operating income of $54 million to $58 million) and average paid subscribers to WWE Network of approximately 1.42 million representing growth of 25% for the full year.

Note: Reconciliation of Q4 2016 and full year 2016 Operating Income to Adjusted OIBDA can be found in the Supplemental Information in this release.