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WWE® Names Patrick Talty SVP of Live Events

  WWE® Names Patrick Talty SVP of Live Events

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STAMFORD, Conn. -- May 31, 2012

WWE (NYSE: WWE) today announced the appointment of Patrick Talty as Senior
Vice President, Live Events. Talty, previously a general manager at Global
Spectrum, a subsidiary of Comcast-Spectator, will report to WWE Executive Vice
President of Talent and Live Events, Paul Levesque. Talty will be responsible
for managing more than 300 live global events per year.

Prior to joining WWE, Talty oversaw Global Spectrum’s multi-venue sporting
complexes and booking of events at the University of Phoenix Stadium and for
Zayed Sports City in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Before joining Global Spectrum, Talty
held the role of interim president and CEO at Lansing Entertainment & Public
Facilities Authority in Michigan. Talty started his career at the Indiana
Convention Center & RCA Dome.

Talty graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University with
a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and did post graduate work at Ball
State University specializing in sports administration.

About WWE:

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organization and recognized leader in global entertainment. The company
consists of a portfolio of businesses that create and deliver original content
52 weeks a year to a global audience. WWE is committed to family friendly
entertainment on its television programming, pay-per-view, digital media and
publishing platforms. WWE programming is broadcast in more than 145 countries
and 30 languages and reaches more than 600 million homes worldwide. The
company is headquartered in Stamford, Conn., with offices in New York, Los
Angeles, Miami, London, Mumbai, Shanghai, Singapore, Istanbul and Tokyo.

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These risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, risks relating to
maintaining and renewing key agreements, including television and pay-per-view
programming distribution agreements; the need for continually developing
creative and entertaining programming; the continued importance of key
performers and the services of Vincent McMahon; the conditions of the markets
in which we compete and acceptance of the Company's brands, media and
merchandise within those markets; our exposure to bad debt risk; uncertainties
relating to regulatory and litigation matters; risks resulting from the highly
competitive nature of our markets; uncertainties associated with international
markets; the importance of protecting our intellectual property and complying
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producing and travelling to and from our large live events, both domestically
and internationally; the risk of accidents or injuries during our physically
demanding events; risks relating to our film business; risks relating to
increasing content production for distribution on various platforms, including
the potential creation of a WWE Network; risks relating to our computer
systems and online operations; risks relating to the large number of shares of
common stock controlled by members of the McMahon family and the possibility
of the sale of their stock by the McMahons or the perception of the
possibility of such sales; the relatively small public float of our stock; and
other risks and factors set forth from time to time in Company filings with
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from those currently expected or anticipated. In addition, our dividend is
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and historical and projected cash flow, strategic plan (including alternative
uses of capital), our financial results and condition, contractual and legal
restrictions on the payment of dividends, general economic and competitive
conditions and such other factors as our Board of Directors may consider
relevant.

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