World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.
| New York Stock Exchange: WWE
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World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. is an integrated media and entertainment company, which is principally engaged in the development, production and marketing of television and pay-per-view event programming and live events and the licensing and sale of consumer products featuring its brands. The company operates through four segments: Live and Televised Entertainment, WWE Studios, Digital Media and Consumer Products. The Live and Televised Entertainment segment revenues consist principally of ticket sales to live events, sales of merchandise at these live events, television rights fees, sales of television advertising and sponsorships, and fees for viewing its pay-per-view and video on demand programming. The WWE Studios segment revenues consist of receipts from the distribution of filmed entertainment. The Digital Media segment revenues consist principally of advertising sales on its websites, sale of merchandise on its website through its WWE Shop internet storefront and sales of various broadband and mobile content. The Consumer Products segment revenues consist principally of the sales of WWE produced home videos and magazine publishing and royalties or license fees related to various WWE themed products such as video games, toys and apparel. The company was founded by Vincent K. McMahon in 1980 and is headquartered in Stamford, CT.