BY BLAKE OESTRIECHER – DEC 28, 2019
WWE has been a mixed bag in 2019, a year defined both by historic moments like the first-ever all female WrestleMania main event and dreadful storylines like Seth Rollins vs. Bray Wyatt.
From a business perspective, it’s been a disappointing year, too. A year after signing a pair of landmark TV deals for Raw and SmackDown, WWE has experienced noticeable dips in a number of key areas, including revenue, live event attendance, merchandise sales, TV viewership and the number of WWE Network subscribers, just to name a few. There is no singular reason as to why WWE, which should be riding high as the world’s No. 1 pro wrestling promotion, instead experienced noticeable setbacks this year.
Rather, a vortex of circumstances—including the rise of WWE, poor morale, superstars looking to leave the company and a lackluster TV product—have left WWE with more questions than answers in regards to its immediate and long-term futures. Heading into 2020, WWE’s ability, or inability, to answer those questions will ultimately determine whether the company has another down year, or if it finally rights the ship.
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