World Wrestling Entertainment Channel Now Available for iOS and Apple TV

World Wrestling Entertainment today announced that its WWE Network channel is now live on the Apple TV and its updated WWE app is available in the iOS App Store [Direct Link]. WWE subscribers will have full access to the 24/7 live streaming network, which includes replays of classic matches, pay-per-view events like WrestleMania and other original programming.

"Today is a historic day for WWE as we transform and reimagine how we deliver our premium live content and 24/7 programming directly to our fans around the world," said Vince McMahon, WWE Chairman & Chief Executive Officer. "WWE Network will provide transformative growth for our company and unprecedented value for our fans."

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At launch, WWE Network programming is available only to U.S. customers, with access coming to other countries such as the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong and the Nordics before early 2015. The service requires a $9.99 monthly subscription with a six-month minimum commitment. Customers can demo the channel using a free one-week trial, which is available for a limited time.

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Fans can sign up for the newly launched WWE Network on the service's website or via iTunes from the Apple TV or WWE app. Customers who signup for the WWE Network automatically receive one free week before they are billed for the service.

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Top Rated Comments

M87 Avatar
100 months ago
I would pay to not have this on my Apple TV.
Score: 27 Votes (Like | Disagree)
dontwalkhand Avatar
100 months ago
So more stuff I would never touch on my screen. We need an App Store apple!
Score: 18 Votes (Like | Disagree)
MrXiro Avatar
100 months ago
so much Junk on the home screen of Apple TV, would love the ability to delete channels (I know you can set Parental Controls, but...)

So "hide" it in Parental controls and move on with your day.
bitch bitch bitch... :rolleyes:

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SWEET! I CAN pay through iTunes... Just picked up some discounted iTunes cards from Best Buy last week! Deal city! Makes subscribing to Netflix and now WWE Network an even better deal!

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FYI... the WWE Network isn't working right now. :P
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Simmias Avatar
100 months ago
What's with all the stupid channels putting "WATCH" above the name of their channel? I'm surprised Apple allows this. I'm in marketing, so I understand the value of a strong call to action. However, we're already using Apple TV, so it's implicit that all the icons are channels that we can "WATCH". Do app icons put "OPEN" or "RUN" above their name? Do we really need to see "WATCH Disney" instead of just "Disney"?

I wouldn't mind not being able to remove of these icons if they weren't so ugly and promotional. Not to mention, they almost all require a cable subscription, which I do not have and do not want.
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
DCstewieG Avatar
100 months ago
Wow, they really need to get rid of all the WATCH text from the icons. Yuck.
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
MrXiro Avatar
100 months ago
I would pay to not have this on my Apple TV.

Give me 10 bucks and I'll make it disappear off your Atv. :)
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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