World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. , more commonly shortened and referred to as WWE is an American publicly traded, privately controlled entertainment company that deals primarily in professional wrestling, with major revenue sources also coming from film, music, product licensing and direct product sales. WWE also refers to the professional wrestling promotion itself, founded by Jess McMahon and Toots Mondt in 1952 as Capitol Wrestling Corporation. As of 2016, it is the largest wrestling promotion in the world, holding over 500 events a year (with the wellness policy enforced roster divided up into various globally traveling brands), and broadcasting to about 36 million viewers in more than 150 countries.
The company's majority owner is its chairman and CEO, Vince McMahon. Along with his wife Linda, children Shane and Stephanie, and son-in-law Paul "Triple H" Levesque, the McMahon family holds approximately 70% of WWE's equity and 96% of the voting power.
Current Channel Description
WWE on YouTube is your number one spot to catch WWE original shows and exclusives!
Watch videos from all your favorite WWE Supertars, backstage fallout from live shows include RAW and Smackdown, and original shows such as Top 10, Game night, Superstar Ink and more!
About The Channel
Although WWE first joined YouTube on May 10, 2007, the company's first video wasn't posted until nearly a year later.
WWE, formerly WWEFanNation, is currently the 20th most subscribed and second most subscribed Sports channel on YouTube with over 22 million subscribers. It has received YouTube's Silver, Gold, and Diamond Play Buttons.
In mid 2015, WWE's YouTube channel surpassed NBA's YouTube channel as being the most subscribed and viewed Sports YouTube channel. In October 2016, Dude Perfect's YouTube channel surpassed WWE's as the most subscribed Sports channel on YouTube. WWE is still the most viewed Sports YouTube channel.
Aside from subscribers on YouTube, WWE also ranks as the second most viewed channel on YouTube with over 20 billion views, just behind Indian music and film entertainment company T-Series' YouTube channel.
With over 30,000 videos, thousands of playlists to categorize them, and a multiple videos a day schedule operated by WWE's social media team, the channel also ranks as one of the most abundant in videos and video schedules on YouTube.
The channel's videos generally consist of televison, internet (some internet content made by fans), or WWE Network content of or sometimes relating to WWE, recaps of them by announcers, and YouTube exclusive original content of or relating to WWE. Often, one of WWE's YouTube videos make it on the site's trending page.
WWE frequently updates their playlists and put the newest and most relevant playlists first out of the list of them on YouTube. WWE also updates their channel banner to the newest and most relevant occasion going on with either it's YouTube channel or the company itself, usually the latter.
WWE's YouTube channel ranks as the second most active social media account owned by WWE behind it's Facebook account.
List Of Subscriber Milestones
- WWE hit 1 million subscribers on February 2, 2013.
- WWE hit 2 million subscribers on September 10, 2013.
- WWE hit 3 million subscribers on March 14, 2014.
- WWE hit 4 million subscribers on September 13, 2014.
- WWE hit 5 million subscribers on January 25, 2015.
- WWE hit 6 million subscribers on May 1, 2015.
- WWE hit 7 million subscribers on July 31, 2015.
- WWE hit 8 million subscribers on October 20, 2015.
- WWE hit 9 million subscribers on January 6, 2016.
- WWE hit 10 million subscribers on February 29, 2016.
- WWE hit 11 million subscribers on April 24, 2016.
- WWE hit 12 million subscribers on July 19, 2016.
- WWE hit 13 million subscribers on October 23, 2016.
- WWE hit 14 million subscribers on January 21, 2017.
- WWE hit 15 million subscribers on March 24, 2017.
- WWE hit 16 million subscribers on May 12, 2017.
- WWE hit 17 million subscribers on July 26, 2017.
- WWE hit 18 million subscribers on September 25, 2017.
- WWE hit 19 million subscribers on November 13, 2017.
- WWE hit 20 million subscribers on December 17, 2017.
- WWE hit 21 million subscribers on January 15, 2018.
- WWE hit 22 million subscribers on February 6, 2018.
List Of Video View Milestones
- WWE hit 1 billion views on February 26, 2014.
- WWE hit 2 billion views on October 24, 2014.
- WWE hit 3 billion views on March 18, 2015.
- WWE hit 4 billion views on June 26, 2015.
- WWE hit 5 billion views on September 13, 2015.
- WWE hit 6 billion views on November 25, 2015.
- WWE hit 7 billion views on January 27, 2016.
- WWE hit 8 billion views on March 16, 2016.
- WWE hit 9 billion views on May 5, 2016.
- WWE hit 10 billion views on July 6, 2016.
- WWE hit 11 billion views on September 3, 2016.
- WWE hit 12 billion views on November 19, 2016.
- WWE hit 13 billion views on February 1, 2017.
- WWE hit 14 billion views on April 3, 2017.
- WWE hit 15 billion views on May 16, 2017.
- WWE hit 16 billion views on July 20, 2017.
- WWE hit 17 billion views on September 20, 2017.
- WWE hit 18 billion views on November 13, 2017.
- WWE hit 19 billion views on December 26, 2017.
- WWE hit 20 billion views on February 1, 2018.
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