Madman Entertainment recently announced that it has entered into a partnership with WWE. From January 1, 2016, Madman will be the distributor for WWE content on home video in Australia and New Zealand. Madman’s Tim Anderson states that “This is the perfect partnership. Madman harbours many fiercely devout WWE fans and we feel we offer the type of culture and business manoeuvres that the global entertainment brand demands”.
TLC: Tables, Ladders and Chairs and Best of Pay-Per-View Matches 2015 will be the first products released in February. Madman’s business website lists these DVD releases with a February 10, 2016 release date. Royal Rumble 2016 will be released on DVD and Blu-ray in March. Madman’s business website lists this release with a specific March 2, 2016 release date. Although this is not mentioned in the press release, Madman’s business website also features a listing for WWE: Best of Raw & Smackdown 2015. This release is also listed with a March 2, 2016 release date. More releases will be announced soon.