Warner Bros. interested in buying the entire WWE Library?



*Update* It looks like WWE isn’t planning on selling the library, but instead Warner Bros. and Cinedigm are in talks for Warner to get digital distribution rights for the library instead.

News has been going around that WWE is trying to sell Warner Bros. its entire library containing over 150,000 hours of content including pay-per-views, house shows, and television shows from WWE, along with various other wrestling promotions that WWE has acquired over the years.

It does come as a big surprise that WWE is looking to sell of the massive collection, but it seems to stem from the lack of subscribers to the WWE Network, which currently has around 670,000 subscribers (short of the  1.4 million it needs). WWE is not making enough money for the Network to be viable. For $9.99 a month (with a 6-month commitment), subscribers are able to watch live shows and events including monthly pay-per-views, previous broadcasts from Raw, Smackdown and NXT along with WCW and ECW pay-per-views and television shows.

Both WWE or Warner Bros. have not confirmed that there are any talks between the two. Insiders from Cinedigm, however, informed TheWrap that WWE may be transitioning away from its library of content. 

Source: TheWrap

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