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Wednesday, November 4, 2009

WrestleMania® Tickets On Sale This Saturday

Source: World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.

STAMFORD, Conn., Nov 04, 2009 -- World Wrestling Entertainment® has announced that tickets for its annual global pop culture extravaganza, WrestleMania XXVI, will go on sale this Saturday, November 7 at 10 AM MT. WrestleMania XXVI will take place Sunday, March 28, 2010 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, AZ.

Ticket prices including tax and facility fee range from $25-$255, with a limited number of “Platinum Ringside” seats available for $755. Tickets can be purchased through the University of Phoenix Stadium box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, www.ticketmaster.com, or charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000. Last year, 72,744 fans from all 50 states, 24 countries and seven Canadian provinces converged on Reliant Stadium in Houston for the 25th Anniversary of WrestleMania.

WrestleMania is more than just a one day event, it is a week long celebration, as WWE® will take over the greater Glendale/Phoenix area during WrestleMania Week. In addition to WrestleMania XXVI, other activities will include: WrestleMania Axxess – WWE’s interactive fan festival; WrestleMania Art; WrestleMania Reading Challenge competition; WrestleMania Pro-Am Golf Tournament; and the WWE Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. Additional information on these events will be announced in the future at www.wrestlemania26.com.

World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc., a publicly traded company (NYSE: WWE), is an integrated media organization and recognized leader in global entertainment. The company consists of a portfolio of businesses that create and deliver original content 52 weeks a year to a global audience. WWE is committed to family-friendly, PG content across all of its platforms including television programming, pay-per-view, digital media and publishing. WWE programming is broadcast in more than 145 countries and 30 languages and reaches more than 500 million homes worldwide. The company is headquartered in Stamford, Conn., with offices in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, London, Shanghai, Sydney, Tokyo and Toronto. Additional information on World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. can be found at corporate.wwe.com.

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.