Hey, Vince, T-shirt sales are up …noted…..Hey, Vince, this PPV’s buy rate is bigger than last year’s event….noted….Hey Vince the Raw’s ratings are up…..Brilliant
Oky, I think you get now that revenue for the WWE has always been at a premium height. It’s always going to be revered as it’s what keeps the flag flying at Stamford. That said, it’s so important those figures deserve to be printed on flags alone.
However, nothing strikes the ire of WWE officials than the ratings of the show. You remember the demonic look on Vince McMahon’s eyes on the cover of the first ever installment of Smackdown Vs Raw? You can imagine those are the eyes he has when the ratings figures reach his Stamford base.
Brock Lesnar has returned, The Rock has returned, we’ve even seen CM Punk the WWE champion of all people booked in different spots due to the fear of his rating pattern. It’s obvious the Stamford suits have invigorated every way to maintain interest in the product.
However, nothing really draws the line in the sand like celebrity involvement.
The coverage, the buzz the various sectors that phoenix from the woodwork on Tuesday morning to revel in the latest happenings of the latest celebrity to venture the WWE works wonders for the Stamford suits.
The fact that Mike Tyson has been inducted into the Hall of Fame shows just how much celebrity involvement is still revered in WWE. So let’s TMZ-ip up our coats and MT-Vision the impact the following celebrities would have and how important they could be.