Do you remain unconvinced you want to pay $10 a month for WWE programming? Why don’t you come on down to this very ring, so Vince McMahon himself can make you an offer. Unless, of course you’re yella..
Wait, wait. Sorry. My boss has asked me not to write these after watching four hours of Stone Cold Steve Austin promos. Seriously, WWE’s over-the-top venture is a new thing. They understand you might want to see what it has to offer. Starting Feb. 24 at 9 a.m. ET, WWE Network is available for a free one-week trial.
It will stream to devices including Amazon Kindles, the iPad and iPhone, Roku boxes and the PlayStation 4 as well as the Xbox 360. The $9.99 monthly fee is charged with a 6-month commitment upfront.
Programming will include all 12 WWE pay-per-views, original reality shows and documentaries as well as pre and post game shows for Raw and Smackdown.
The fee will also grant unlimited access to the company film library. Even if you’re a fan that doesn’t watch much anymore, that might be worth it to you.
If this digital network succeeds (and I fully expect it to) entities such as the Ultimate Fighting Championship are certain to follow.
Pay-per-views will still be available through traditional cable and satellite distributions for fans who want to watch that way.