WrestleMania(R) XXIV Smashes Sales, Attendance Records

    ORLANDO, FL, March 30 /CNW/ - World Wrestling Entertainment(R) set both
attendance and ticket sale records at WrestleMania XXIV tonight at the Florida
Citrus Bowl in Orlando. WWE grossed more than $5.85 million in ticket sales,
making it the highest grossing live event in WWE history and in the history of
the Citrus Bowl. WWE set an attendance record for the Citrus Bowl with 74,635
fans from all 50 states, five Canadian provinces and 21 countries attending
WWE's annual pop culture spectacular.
    "We would like to thank WWE Fans from around the globe for making this
year's WrestleMania one for the record books," said Geof Rochester, Executive
Vice President, Marketing. "We would also like to thank Orlando Mayor Buddy
Dyer and John Saboor, President of the Central Florida Sports Commission, for
all of their hospitality during WrestleMania week. It was a tremendous
    "This has been an incredible week here in Central Florida," said John
Saboor, President of the Central Florida Sports Commission. "It was an honor
to welcome the WWE and its fans from around the world. We can't wait to ask
the McMahon family to come back for another WrestleMania."

    For Photos from WrestleMania XXIV:

    From Windows using an FTP client:

    Server name: ftp001.wwecorp.com

    User name: wm24press

    Password: wm24pres$

    Directory: WM24_Press

    From Windows using Internet Explorer 7:


    Enter wm24press in the username field and wm24pres$ in the password field
of the ensuing dialog box.

    From Windows using Internet Explorer 6:


    Enter wm24pres$ in the password field of the ensuing dialog box.

    From a MAC using an FTP client: (such as Fetch or Transmit)

    Server name: ftp001.wwecorp.com

    Username: wm24press

    Password: wm24pres$

    Directory: WM24_Press

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activities, go to http://www.wwe.com/worldwide/

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    Forward-Looking Statements: This news release contains forward-looking
statements pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Securities Litigation
Reform Act of 1995, which are subject to various risks and uncertainties.
These risks and uncertainties include the conditions of the markets for live
events, broadcast television, cable television, pay-per-view, Internet,
entertainment, professional sports, and licensed merchandise; acceptance of
the Company's brands, media and merchandise within those markets;
uncertainties relating to litigation; risks associated with producing live
events both domestically and internationally; uncertainties associated with
international markets; risks relating to maintaining and renewing key
agreements, including television distribution agreements; and other risks and
factors set forth from time to time in Company filings with the Securities and
Exchange Commission. Actual results could differ materially from those
currently expected or anticipated. In addition to these risks and
uncertainties, our dividend is based on a number of factors, including our
liquidity and historical and projected cash flow, strategic plan, our
financial results and condition, contractual and legal restrictions on the
payment of dividends and such other factors as our board of directors may
consider relevant.

For further information:

For further information: Media Contact: Cynthea Galbraith (WWE), (416)
847-8348; Investor Contact: Michael Weitz, (203) 352-8642

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