World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc., commonly known as WWE, is an American integrated media company headquartered in Los Angeles, California. Although best known for professional wrestling, WWE has expanded its interests outside of the sport into film, American football, and other business endeavors. The company has a diverse portfolio of products, and is one of the biggest companies in professional wrestling. In recent years, it has expanded into film and various other forms of entertainment.
WWE has also Involved in Charitable Activities
In recent years, WWE has also been involved in charitable activities. Its most notable effort is the rise of “Rise Above Cancer” breast cancer awareness campaign. To date, the company has raised $2 million for the cause. In addition, Stephanie McMahon and her husband, Vince McMahon, founded the Connor’s Cure fund to benefit brain tumor research. The fund has helped raise more than $3 million and helped more than 500 families in the United States.
WWE has Committed to Being a Positive Force
In addition to its charitable work, WWE is committed to being a positive force for the world. The company has pledged to provide family-friendly entertainment in a variety of media. As part of this commitment, WWE TV-PG programming is available in over a billion homes worldwide and is distributed by world-class distribution partners. The WWE Network offers all premium live events, scheduled programming, and a massive video-on-demand library. The network is now available in 180 countries and is accessible by millions of people worldwide.
WWF Returned to Terrestrial Television
In 2012, the WWF returned to terrestrial television. SmackDown! began airing on the fledgling UPN network, and became a weekly series on August 26, 1999, and competed with WCW’s Thunder on TBS. In 2002, the company split its roster into two separate programs, SmackDown! and Raw. The company has since raised over $2 million and helped over 500 families in the U.S. with the proceeds of the program.
WWE also has Other Show
In addition to these two main shows, the WWE also has other shows. 205 Live is a lighter “cruiserweight” division, which features British wrestlers. NXT is the company’s development program for up-and-coming talent, and a similar promotion to SmackDown is NXTUK. Typically, a wrestler will be “signed” to one show and flit between shows, but this is not the case with the Ruthless Aggression documentary series.
WWE has Partnership With Susa
The company’s charitable activities extend beyond its main shows. In 2013, it announced a partnership with Susan G. Komen to raise awareness of breast cancer. The partnership was successful, and WWE has raised over $2 million. In the UK, Stephanie McMahon founded a fund called Connor’s Cure, which supports brain tumor research. While Connor’s Cure is a highly controversial program, it has gained widespread support amongst fans.
Donations to National Kidney Foundation
In 2012, WWE partnered with Susan G. Komen to raise funds for breast cancer research & It has also made donations to the National Kidney Foundation. In 2015, the company announced a partnership with the CFHA, a nonprofit that raises money for women’s health and wellness. In 2016, company announced a partnership with a local food bank and is committed to helping people in the local community & in 2016, it announced a deal with the WCW to promote its brand and “Rise Above Cancer.”
Promoting Positive Image to Public
In 2013, WWE announced a partnership with Susan G. Komen to raise money for breast cancer. The campaign has received global recognition, and the WWE has donated more than $2 million to the cause. In addition to supporting the American Cancer Society, the company also supports several other causes. It has helped children in developing countries by raising awareness for breast cancer. It also has many other causes and helps in the community. The company has committed to promoting positive image among the public.
WWE has also Helped Millions of People
Besides raising funds for cancer research, WWE has also helped millions of people around the world by sponsoring special events and donating to charities. The company’s charity efforts include the creation of its own TV subscription network and the Hall of Fame. The organization’s commitment to a family-friendly lifestyle also extends to its media assets. The WWE TV-PG programming has broadcast in over 1 billion homes in 180 countries and has its own TV subscription network.
Popular Form of Entertainment WWE
While WWE has long been a popular form of entertainment, the company has a distinctly different approach to its social responsibility. In 2009, it announced a partnership with Susan G. Komen to support breast cancer research. By 2015, the company has donated more than $2 million to the organization. Aside from these initiatives, the WWE also sponsors a number of nonprofit organizations. Its latest campaign, called ‘Rise Above Cancer’, raises awareness for breast cancer and has raised more than two million dollars.