Could WWE Network-Peacock Deal Set the Stage for Comcast Buying WWE?

“Why would you lease properties when you can own them? And you probably want to own them indefinitely,” Wrestlenomics’ Brandon Thurston says

Will WWE Network folding into Peacock on March 18 open the door for NBCUniversal parent company Comcast to buy WWE in its entirety? It’s not out of the question.

But the biggest obstacle to any acquisition will be Vince McMahon, the 75-year-old CEO and on-camera personality who owns 34% of WWE shares and about 79% of its voting stock.

Become a member to read more.

Tony Maglio

TV Editor • tony.maglio@thewrap.com • Twitter: @tonymaglio