WWE Chairman Vince McMahon came in at number 40 in CableFax magazine’s Top 100 People in the cable industry. About Vince, CableFax wrote:
“Behind every great (show)man is, er, no longer a woman. Wife and WWE CEO Linda left the ring this summer to pursue the Republican nod to challenge Sen Chris Dodd(D-CT). Son and EVP Global Media Shane inexplicably departed soon after “to pursue other opportunities in the marketplace”, Vince said. While those losses could be large, WWE’s stellar cable ratings continued apace in ’09 (in late Oct USA notched 7 of the top 10 shows, led by WWE’s 3.8 ratings), revenue growth for live and TV events rose 13% and the subtle shift of WWE’s product to the mainstream moved ahead”.
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