Kevin Nash Comments On WWE Network, His Concerns & Will It Succeed

Justin LaBar

Kevin NashI write a wrestling column every Monday and Friday for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review which can be found online a Triblive.com.

Today, I did a Q&A with Kevin Nash. The full interview can be heard on TribLIVE Radio podcast or app.

Nash has a Royal Rumble kickoff party in Pittsburgh on January 25th at 10pm at Latitude 40. The stars of Ring of Honor will also be there. There will also be a Q&A with Nash in addition to wrestling matches airing on the big screen, the food, the bar and some other surprises. VIP tickets guarantee the best experience of the night and are limited.

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The following is an excerpt with Nash talking about the WWE Network:

To me, it's an interesting concept. My only thing is they're such a media savvy (corporation), and I just don't know how many people have smart TVs. I just don't want to watch “WrestleMania” on a laptop. I'm just hoping they're able to keep their contacts with Direct (DirecTV) and with the other people — the people who don't want to watch, the old-school people who don't watch Hulu or anything else. Your old-standard NBC people still have a chance to see Mania. There's definitely not a lack of genius in the business model they put together. I think they're ahead of the curve. People are going to second guess this, and then, they will go “Wow.” Think they wanted to originally try and do what Oprah did. When they saw she wasn't having success, they said let's try to change the business model. My son doesn't want TV. He's 17. He's all online. I think when you look at their target demographic is, nobody in America can get the 14-22 demographic to watch television. That's a demographic people are trying to grab. If you can grab them online with this network, that's a home run. Nobody can touch this “Call of Duty” crew.

 

Nash comments on Ultimate Warrior going into WWE's Hall of Fame as well as a funny story about having to knock out Virgil at a Royal Rumble! 

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