2008 News

November 19, 2008

STAMFORD, Conn., November 19, 2008 - World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. (NYSE:WWE) today announced the launch of “WWE UNIVERSE,” its new online social networking site hosted at WWE.com.

WWE UNIVERSE offers all WWE fans the ultimate social networking experience on the web by ushering in a whole new level of interaction for WWE fans and Superstars. In addition to connecting with the millions of other WWE devotees from around the globe, WWE Universe allows its members to:

  • Connect with larger-than-life WWE Superstars, most of whom have their own official profiles on WWE Universe.
  • Exclusively experience WWE.com Live Blogs featuring interactive commentary during live WWE programming, special events and pay-per-view broadcasts.
  • Create message boards, blogs and discussion groups, upload images (and soon video), have live chats and interact with other members of the WWE Universe.

“WWE Universe is the first social networking site specifically designed and developed for the WWE online community” said Brian Kalinowski, General Manager, Digital Media “We are very excited to provide an online destination that WWE fans can call home”.


Media Contact: Gary Davis, 203-353-5066
Investor Contact: Michael Weitz, 203-352-8642

Trademarks: All WWE programming, talent names, images, likenesses, slogans, wrestling moves, trademarks, copyrights and logos are the exclusive property of World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. and its subsidiaries. All other trademarks, logos and copyrights are the property of their respective owners.

Forward-Looking Statements: This news release contains forward-looking statements pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, which are subject to various risks and uncertainties. These risks and uncertainties include the conditions of the markets for live events, broadcast television, cable television, pay-per-view, Internet, feature films, entertainment, professional sports, and licensed merchandise; acceptance of the Company's brands, media and merchandise within those markets; uncertainties relating to litigation; risks associated with producing live events both domestically and internationally; uncertainties associated with international markets; risks relating to maintaining and renewing key agreements, including television distribution agreements; and other risks and factors set forth from time to time in Company filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Actual results could differ materially from those currently expected or anticipated. In addition to these risks and uncertainties, our dividend is based on a number of factors, including our liquidity and historical and projected cash flow, strategic plan, our financial results and condition, contractual and legal restrictions on the payment of dividends and such other factors as our board of directors may consider relevant.