Earlier this week WWE Network received a massive back-end update, which saw the service move from Disney owned BamTech to Endeavour Streaming Group. The update did include front-end changes including a new sleeker design, simpler navigation advanced search tools.
With the change many subscribers began reporting issues, which included missing categories, audio-sync issues, and usage issues with specific devices.
The following issues are currently known.
Chromecast Not Working on Android and iOS Devices
WWE is aware that Chromecast support is currently unavailable on iOS and Android devices. Network support advises users to use a browser to cast to Chromecast devices.
You can cast WWE Network to your Google Chromecast using Android or a web browser.”
Watchlist Not Working On Latest Update
WWE is aware that the watchlist feature is not available with the latest WWE Network update. The following statement was issued on this issue.
“The watchlist feature is temporarily unavailable. Rest assured that is part of the continuous improvement for the best viewing experience,”
@7777MetroBryan Hi! Sorry for the confusion. The watchlist feature is temporarily unavailable. Rest assured that it is part of the continuous improvement for the best viewing experience, hence every feedback counts. Kindly check the Network from time to time. Thanks!^AJ
— Ask WWE Network (@AskWWENetwork) July 27, 2019
Hidden Gems and Collections Removed From WWE Network
WWE has removed the popular Hidden Gems and Collections category in the latest WWE Network update. Support issued the following statement.
“Hidden Gems used to be a part of the Collections tab which is no longer available.”
@Zekrom78 Hi! We read and take note of every feedback. Hidden Gems used to be part of the Collections tab which is no longer available. Good news is, our team is working hard for this upgrade and once completed, be ready to enjoy the all-new WWE Network universe! Thanks! ^AJ
— Ask WWE Network (@AskWWENetwork) July 28, 2019
Audio Sync Issues On WWE Network
WWE Network is aware of audio sync issues affecting multiple devices. The following statement was issued.
“Our team is aware of this issue and is already working for a resolution.”
@KyloCool630 Hi! We apologize for the inconvenience this may have caused. Our team is aware of this issue and is already working for a resolution. Thank you for taking the time to report this, your feedback is valuable to us. ^AJ
— Ask WWE Network (@AskWWENetwork) July 28, 2019
Episode Numbers Missing In Latest Update
In the latest update WWE Network has removed episode numbers of television programs.
@WWENetwork whats the point of getting rid Episode Numbers if it's not broke don't fix it
— myvcrstillworks (@myVCRstillworks) July 27, 2019
Issues With Canadians Accessing WWE Network
In Canada, WWE Network access is handled through cable providers. The new update no longer allows you to sign in to your cable provider within certain apps.
I’m in Canada and logging in through my tv provider is all they allow us to do
— . (@beanmalenko) July 27, 2019
@WWENetwork my iOS app will no longer allow me to log in from my cable subscriber in Canada. You are absolutely killing me. First the Apple TV which never worked and then the iOS app which I use all the time is now like the AppleTV app. Useless. WTF WWE? #WTFNetwork
— John LaRusic (@JohnLaRusic) July 27, 2019
If you are experiencing issues with WWE Network, you can reach out to their support team. The following list of devices are currently support WWE Network.
Toll free 1-833-CALL-WWE (1-833-225-5993)
US direct dial 1-512-225-6300
Australia +61 (0)87 070 6110
Austria +43 (0)72 077 5269
Brazil +55 (0)61 3181 0383
Chile +56 (0)22 938 1028
France +33 (0)98 009 9042
Ireland +35 (0)37 6680 3004
Mexico +52 (0)55 8526 5890
New Zealand +64 (0)9 884 9700
Spain +34 (0)91 060 3923
UK +44 (0)20 8089 3240
All Other Countries 1-512-255-6300
WWE Network support is also available on Twitter by tweeting @AskWWENetwork
Ronda Rousey Nearly Severs Finger On Set Of TV Show (Graphic Photo)
Ronda Rousey’s middle finger was nearly severed during filming of the television show 9-1-1.
The former RAW Women’s Champion suffered injury to her ring and middle finger according to TMZ. Rousey reportedly slammed a door on her fingers while shooting a scene for the show in Mexico.
As seen in the photo below, Rousey’s middle finger was almost severed as result of the injury. Her middle finger was broken, and her ring finger suffered a fractured tip.
Rousey was rushed to hospital, where her middle finger was repaired with a bolt and screws. She went back to work the next day.
NXT on USA Network TV Taping Update, How To Watch Outside U.S.
WWE officially announced NXT’s move to USA Network this morning. The company sent out a press release, and posted the news on all digital platforms.
The company has re-scheduled television tapings originally set for 9/11 and 9/12, moving them to 9/18 and 9/25, the first two live episodes airing on USA Network.
NXT utilizes a different platform for ticketing its Full Sail University shows, and according to the ticket website, both events are sold out. Those who have tickets for the 9/11 and 9/12 shows automatically have their tickets honoured for the 9/18 and 9/28 USA Network events.
WWE has yet to strike any agreements with cable providers outside the U.S for NXT. The company will continue to air NXT on the WWE Network on a 24-hour tape delay. WWE Network will air episodes of weekly NXT television every Thursday at 8 pm ET. WWE Network subscribers will be sent notices regarding this change.
NXT’s first episode on USA Network will air live from Full Sail University on September 18
WWE Announces NXT Moving To USA Network
WWE officially announced NXT’s move to USA Network beginning September 18, 2019.
The company issued the following press release this morning.
NEW YORK & STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– WWE® (NYSE: WWE) and USA Network today announced an agreement in principle to air WWE’s weekly Wednesday night show, NXT, live on USA Network at 8/7c starting September 18.
Following NXT’s growth in popularity, the new two-hour weekly show will expand its reach on USANetwork, the leader in cable entertainment, while staying in its Wednesday night timeslot that it has held since 2015.
“The move to USA Network provides an opportunity to deepen our relationship with NBCUniversal and further build the NXT brand,” said Vince McMahon, WWE Chairman & CEO. “Over the long term our goal is to develop a following that can be monetized to the same level as our flagship programs, Raw® and SmackDown®.”
“USA Network and WWE have one of the longest and most successful partnerships in television history,” said Chris McCumber, President, Entertainment Networks – USA and SYFY. “As the #1 cable entertainment network, we’re excited to add NXT to our weekly lineup alongside powerhouse flagship Raw, and to bring a new generation of Superstars to a wide audience.”
NXT launched in 2010 and has risen to become WWE’s third global brand alongside Raw and SmackDown, hosting nearly 200 live events around the world each year. Airing on Wednesday nights at 8 pm, NXT has been WWE Network’s #1 weekly series.
NXT offers a unique blend of authentic in-ring action with exciting and entertaining storylines that feature WWE’s hottest up-and-coming Superstars including Adam Cole™, Velveteen Dream™, Shayna Baszler™, Johnny Gargano®, Matt Riddle™, Bianca Belair™, Io Shirai™, Candice LeRae™, Tommaso Ciampa™, Kyle O’Reilly™ and Bobby Fish™. The brand’s diverse roster consists of elite athletes from the NFL, collegiate and amateur sports, MMA and international sports such as rugby, kushti and kabaddi. It is also the birthplace to 80 percent of the current Raw and SmackDown rosters including Becky Lynch®, Seth Rollins®, Roman Reigns®, Charlotte Flair®, Bayley®, Sasha Banks®, Alexa Bliss®, Bray Wyatt®and Baron Corbin®.
The series will continue to emanate from Full Sail University in Orlando as part of WWE’s production partnership with the preeminent entertainment, media, arts and technology institution.
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