Jeanie Buss Secures CMG Worldwide for WOW Women of Wrestling Licensing Representation
Industry Leader in Personality Clearances and Licensing Expands into the World of Elite Women’s Wrestling
Los Angeles, CA – July 25, 2018 – Los Angeles Lakers owner Jeanie Buss has added the premier representation company, CMG Worldwide (“CMG”) to her team of WOW-Women Of Wrestling (“WOW”). CMG, headed by renowned Intellectual Property expert, Mark Roesler, represents over 400 of the world’s most famous personalities. CMG joins the WOW team that includes MGM Studios Television and Digital Group headed by Mark Burnett, Mark Cuban’s cable network AXS TV and the founder of the ‘80’s hit series GLOW, David McLane.
Known for their legendary clients such as James Dean, Bettie Page, Rosa Parks and Amelia Earhart, CMG is expanding its roster to include more contemporary personalities by adding the WOW Superheroes to their prestigious list of clients.
“It’s imperative in the world of protecting intellectual property and licensing that you have representation that is passionate about your brand and trustworthy,” stated WOW Owner, Jeanie Buss. “Mark Roesler’s reputation is unmatched in the licensing and property management industry. We are excited to have Mark bring his entrepreneurial insight for brand building and his CMG group to our amazing WOW team.”
CMG is no stranger to professional wrestling, the company represents the estate of Andre The Giant and many other wrestling legends.
“WOW has the potential to build the next Marvel or DC world with its WOW Superheroes,” Roesler stated. “Jeanie and David have been ahead of the curve the entire time in changing the status quo of women’s professional wrestling. We’ve witnessed the market shift and clamoring for more women’s wrestling content worldwide, WOW not only fills that niche, but exceeds all expectations in their live, high-octane events and Superhero brand positioning.”
WOW’s next event is the upcoming live television taping of WOW – Women Of Wrestling season six, which will debut on AXS TV in January 2019. Information on the date, venue and ticket sales of the live show will be announced soon.
About WOW-Women Of Wrestling
WOW-Women Of Wrestling, the leading women’s professional wrestling organization, is owned by Jeanie Buss in partnership with MGM Studios Television and Digital Group and David McLane. It is the premier organization and content provider for live events and programming featuring women’s professional wrestling. WOW’s empowered women come from all different backgrounds and professions, and are marketed as WOW Superheroes, the main attraction of every WOW presentation. WOW’s current digital ecosystem, also known as “WOW World,” consists of its website, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube channel, with broadcast on AXS TV starting in 2019. For more information about the WOW Superheroes, its villains, and its over-the-top characters, visit www.wowe.com.
About CMG Worldwide
CMG Worldwide is the home of properties and personalities considered to be among the most prestigious in the licensing industry. Based in Los Angeles, California with offices in Nashville, Indianapolis, and Las Vegas, CMG Worldwide secured its position during the 1970s as the premier company for representing the families and estates of deceased celebrities. Today, CMG Worldwide represents over 400 diverse personalities and corporate clients in the sports, entertainment, historic, and music fields. CMG Worldwide clients include sports legends such as Jackie Robinson, Florence Griffith Joyner, Joe Louis, Lou Gehrig, and Jim Thorpe, with the rest of the sports roster running the spectrum of retired sports greats like Jim Palmer, Carl Erskine and Bill Elliott. Entertainment clients include the families of legends such as James Dean, Ingrid Bergman, Bette Davis, Rock Hudson, Bettie Page and Lana Turner. In addition, CMG represents many internationally acclaimed musicians including Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis, Don McLean and prestigious corporate accounts like the City of Beverly Hills. Historical clients include the late civil rights leader Malcolm X, Amelia Earhart, Tammie Jo Shults, Mark Twain, and famed poet Dr. Maya Angelou. Please click here for a complete client listing. As the business and marketing agent for these clients, CMG puts together over 2,000 different business deals each year throughout the world.
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Jonathan Taylor – For WOW-Women Of Wrestling
Danielle Colucci – For CMG Worldwide