Entertainment News International - News and Discusstions
W
r
e
s
t
l
i
n
g
 

Donald Trump Buys WWE RAW

Reported by Jay Cochran - 05:30 PM 2009.06.16
World Wrestling Entertainment announced the sale of its ratings juggernaut, Monday Night RAW, on USA Network to Donald Trump. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.


Commenting on the deal WWE Chairman Vince McMahon stated, "This was an offer I couldn't refuse."


"The Monday Night RAW franchise has been one of the top cable franchises since its launch 17 years ago," said Donald Trump. "I'm going to do things on the show that have never been done or seen before. As my first act as owner, I am doing something unprecedented. I am giving back to the people who have been loyal all these years. For the first time in more than 838 episodes of RAW, next week's show will be live and commercial free."


Mr. Trump will be making his first live appearance as the new owner of the RAW franchise this Monday. The episode will run commercial-free on USA Network at 9:00 PM ET/8:00 PM CT on Monday, June 22nd.


"Donald Trump is one of the most entertaining personalities with one of the sharpest business minds of our time. He's always had the Midas touch, which will only add to the level of excitement for the loyal fans of WWE Monday Night Raw," said Chris McCumber EVP Marketing, Digital and Brand Strategy for USA Network.


Log on to wwe.com for the latest news on the Trump purchase.






blog comments powered by Disqus


MORE Wrestling NEWS & UPDATES

Sponsors




ENI Newsletter

Got News? Submit it to ENI now!



ENI
About
Entertainment News International (ENI) is the popular culture network for fans all around the world. Get the scoop on all the popular comics, games, movies, toys, and more every day!
Sites
Action Figures
Comics
Classifieds
Entertainment
Reset Nation
 
Marvel
Podcasts
Star Wars
Transformers
Links
Support
This site and content are copyright © 2014 Entertainment News International - All other rights revert to their lawful owners
This website is provided for the general public as an information and entertainment resource. If you feel this site has infringed on your legal rights, please contact us