Archive - 19/12/2012

Ryback vs CM Punk to headline first RAW of 2013

Ryback

The first RAW of 2013 will feature a big main event for the WWE title as CM Punk defends his gold against number one contender Ryback. The match was announced during the special live Smackdown yesterday on USA Network and a stipulation to the match between the two was added when WWE taped next week’s Christmas Eve RAW right after Smackdown...

Trailer for Dwayne Johnson’s Pain & Gain movie released

The Rock (Movies)

The first trailer for the Dwayne Johnson and Mark Wahlberg movie Pain & Gain from director Michael Bay has finally made its way online. The action/comedy movie is based on a true story about a couple of Florida bodybuilders who become criminals involved in an extortion ring and a kidnapping plot that goes horrible. It follows the 1999 series...

RAW rating for 12/17/2012

RAW

Monday Night RAW this week following the TLC pay-per-view did a 2.9 rating with a total of 4,230,000 viewers, up slightly from last week’s 2.67 and around 466,000 more viewers overall. Hour one did 4,290,000 viewers followed by 4,410,000 viewers in hour two and then down to 3,990,000 in the third and final hour. (Ratings compiled by Nielsen...

10th annual Tribute to the Troops airing tonight on USA Network

Tribute To The Troops

USA Network will air the 10th annual of Tribute to the Troops tonight starting at 9PM EST as part of WWE Week on USA. The show was taped two weeks ago at The Scope in Norfolk, Virginia, in front of thousands of U.S. military personnel and their families. Matches taped for tonight include Sin Cara, Khali, Brodus Clay, and Hornswoggle vs Epico...

WWE hires two new execs for India office

WWE HQ

WWE issued a press release today announcing the hiring of Mayuri Pitale as Consumer & Promotions Licensing (CPL) Manager and Carl Sequeira as Marketing Manager in its India office. Pitale will be responsible for spearheading the licensing and retail expansion for WWE in India, and Sequeira will be responsible for executing marketing campaigns...