WWE revealed in their 2011 fourth quarter financials that pay-per-view revenues were $14.6 million as compared to $13.8 million in the prior year quarter, reflecting a 2% increase in total pay-per-view buys. Buys for the four comparable events in the current and prior year quarter declined 3%, but were more than offset by an increase in prior period buys, which resulted in a 6% increase in pay-per-view revenue.

The details for the number of buys (in 000s) are as follows:

Broadcast MonthEvents (in chronological order)Three Months Ended December 31
OctoberHell in a Cell182210
OctoberVengeance/Bragging Rights121137
NovemberSurvivor Series 281244
DecemberWWE TLC 179195
Prior events33(2)

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