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Warner Bros to distribute WWE home entertainment titles across the US

The multiyear deal will see the studio distribute WWE's pay-per-view events and documentaries across the US from Jan 1.
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WWE has signed Warner Bros. as distributor of its library of home entertainment titles.

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment – the largest distributor of homevideo titles in Hollywood – has signed a multiyear contract to distribute WWe’s pay per view events and documentaries on DVD, Blu-ray and digital formats.

The titles will be rolled out across the US from January 1, 2015.

The wrestling body first formed its relationship with Warner Bros for the direct to video animated film, Scooby-Doo! Wrestlemania which was released earlier this year.

A Scooby-Doo sequel s now in the works, according to Variety.

“We are thrilled to partner with Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, a brand that has proven itself to be a market leader,” said Casey Collins, executive VP, consumer products, WWE.

“The company has already demonstrated success leveraging the WWE brand with the hit Scooby Doo! WrestleMania Mystery, and we look forward to expanding our home video relationship utilizing this expertise.”

Jeff Brown, general manager and executive VP, television, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, added: “since WWE titles accounted for all of the top ten sports DVDs of 2013 and WrestleMania 29 was the number one sports title, we are very excited to expand our distribution in 2015 and beyond.”

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