USA ditches Raw replay before Tough Enough

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USA Network has removed the two hour Raw replay to serve as the lead in for Tough Enough for next week after the experiment failed. This past Tuesday USA added the replay at 6PM hoping to have a more solid lead-in for the WWE reality competition after making its debut to just 1.2 million viewers. The experiment however failed big time as not only...

Continued success for Dwayne Johnson with San Andreas movie

San Andreas

San Andreas, the disaster movie featuring Dwayne Johnson, currently sits as the 11th top grossing movie domestically in the United States of 2015, just $1.5 million behind 10th place Mad Max: Fury Road. The movie has so far done $145.4 million domestically in box office receipts and another $299 million worldwide, for a total of $444.6 gross...

Ric Flair joining WWE crew at Raw tomorrow in Chicago

Ric Flair

PWInsider.com is reporting that two-time WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair is booked for Chicago tomorrow, the site of Monday Night Raw, and is probably being brought in for the live Dusty Rhodes special that will air on the WWE Network immediately following Raw. There’s no guarantee that the Nature Boy will be appearing on Monday Night Raw itself but...

Kurt Angle undergoing neck surgery next week

Kurt Angle

Kurt Angle will be undergoing neck surgery next week to remove a tumor which is benign. The former TNA champion will be out for around a month as he recovers but vows to come back better than ever before. Angle knew about the tumor for quite a while but it’s been bothering him lately which is why he’s undergoing surgery now. Earlier this week...

Seth Rollins to appear on Tough Enough next week

Seth Rollins

Current WWE World Heavyweight champion Seth Rollins will be visiting the remaining Tough Enough hopefuls in the next episode to have a chat and offering some advice. Rollins is the second special guest to appear on the show after Roman Reigns made a brief appearance during episode two. So far Tough Enough has not been a hit with the fans with just...

Results from the WWE Network live event special in Tokyo

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Here are the results from the WWE Network special The Beast In The East from the Ryogoku Kokugikan Sumo Hall in Tokyo, Japan. Chris Jericho defeated Neville; Nikki Bella defeated Paige and Tamina in a triple threat to retain the Divas title; Brock Lesnar defeated Kofi Kingston and then proceeded to kill the rest of The New Day following the match;...

NXT Takeover moving to Brooklyn during SummerSlam weekend

NXT Brooklyn

The upcoming NXT Takeover special will move away from Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida, for the first time this August as the show will be part of the SummerSlam weekend in New York. NXT Takeover will take place at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, on August 22, the night before SummerSlam. This will be the first time that WWE...

TNA executive departs after 13 years with company

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Andy Barton, who has served as Executive Vice President for TNA Wrestling, has left the company. The announcement came on TNA’s Facebook page. “We wish TNA executive Andy Barton all the best as he pursues a new opportunity,” the small statement read, before pushing the new hiring of Chief Strategy Officer Eric Sherman. Barton started...

WWE Network free for the month of July for new subscribers

WWE Network

Are you interested in getting the WWE Network but still have not taken the plunge yet? WWE is once again offering a free month for new subscribers, with July completely free including the Battleground pay-per-view and everything else that is on the Network. Out of the seven months of 2015 so far, WWE has made the Network free for five of those...

TNA hires Eric Sherman as new Chief Strategy Officer

TNA

TNA announced that it has hired Eric Sherman as the new Chief Strategy Officer with immediate effect. Sherman is an accomplished media and entertainment executive who served more than 20 years with MTV Networks overseeing VH1 Classic, VH1 Soul and Palladia, served as president of Fuse TV and most recently was CEO of Veria Living, a health and...

Tough Enough rating for episode 2

Tough Enough

The second episode of Tough Enough drew even less viewers than the first show, getting only 1,047,000 viewers, losing around 200,000 from last week’s premiere. Hoping to add some more eyeballs to Tough Enough, USA Network added a two hour edited replay of Monday Night Raw starting at 6PM to serve as the lead in however that experiment failed...

Ethan Carter III becomes the new TNA World Heavyweight champion

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Ethan Carter III  has become the new TNA World Heavyweight champion after last night he defeated Kurt Angle during an episode of Impact Wrestling. The 32 year old Ohio native has become the 17th different TNA champion two years after making his TNA debut. He appeared first on TNA television during Bound For Glory in 2013 and was billed as Dixie...

Raw rating for 06/29/2015

RAW

Monday Night Raw had a bad week in terms of viewership as the show did an average of just 3,462,000 viewers, down over 200,000 viewers from last week. The show so far is the lowest rated of 2015 and the second lowest non-holiday show since 1997. Ouch! Hour one did 3,362,000 viewers, followed by 3,544,000 in the second hour, and then down to...