Archive - May 2013

RAW rating for 05/06/2013

RAW

Monday Night RAW this week pulled in less than 4 million viewers in total, getting an average of 3,917,000 viewers over three hours for a 2.9 rating. That is down 368,000 viewers from last week. Hour one drew 3,970,000, followed by 3,870,000 in hour two and then down to 3,910,000 in hour three. This has been the lowest number since the December...

Monday Night Raw TV Report for 05/06/2013

RAW

Can Raw tonight follow up last week’s amazing WRESTLING show? I hope so, as we are live from Roanoke, Virginia. How will the south-eastern fans of the U.S. take to Fandango? What is the update on WWE Champion John Cena and his (literate) achilles heel? The Shield continue to dominate, on their way to a potential WWE Tag-Team Championship...

The Miz wraps up filming of his Christmas TV movie

The Miz

Former WWE champion The Miz was advertised to be appearing on Monday Night RAW yesterday however he wasn’t at the show as he was stuck in Vancouver doing some final scenes for his upcoming movie. Filming for the Christmas Bounty movie – made for TV between WWE Studios and ABC Family – ran a bit longer than expected which...

Cena, Kane, and Bryan have fun with crowd in West Virginia

John Cena

John Cena, Kane, and Daniel Bryan had some fun with the Wheeling, West Virginia, crowd this past weekend during a non-televised live event. After Kane took both tag titles, and Bryan complained about it, John Cena said they are in WV and it’s a tradition that when WWE comes here, they do a little something different. Cena told Bryan that he...

WWE mentioned in story about YouTube going subscription-based

WWE

In a story carried by the Financial Times it was revealed that YouTube is planning to announce a subscription model where viewers will be able to subscribe to certain channels for as little as $1.99 a month. WWE was listed in the story however it states that it is unclear which companies have signed up to adopt the new subscription-based...

Last man standing match for the WWE title at Extreme Rules

Ryback

The main event of Extreme Rules has got itself a stipulation added apart from being for the WWE title. Current champ John Cena will defend his gold against number one contender Ryback in a last man standing match as announced yesterday on Monday Night RAW. This is the third gimmick match for the pay-per-view with Lesnar vs Triple H in a steel cage...

Lesnar angle shot at WWE Headquarters for tonight’s RAW

Brock Lesnar (WWE)

The big angle shot for tonight’s Monday Night RAW is Paul Heyman and Brock Lesnar showing up at the WWE Headquarters in Stamford, Connecticut, and destroying Triple H’s office. The angle was pushed by Paul Heyman on his Twitter account, posting several tweets and photos from the attack. Heyman promised to air footage of the destruction...

Chael Sonnen says he wants to buy WWE when he retires

Chael Sonnen

TMZ.COM is carrying a story where Chael Sonnen tells them that he wants to buy WWE when he retires from his MMA career! A representative for Sonnen – who lost his fight against Jon Jones last week – told TMZ that Sonnen isn’t joking and that it is “100% Chael’s intent to buy WWE!” TMZ reached out to WWE to get...

WWE to acquire new corporate jet

WWE Jet

In their latest 10-Q filing with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, WWE revealed that they will be spending $27.5 million to purchase a corporate jet and replace their current one. The agreement was signed on April 30 for a 2006 Bombardier Global 5000 jet assuming the jet passes the necessary inspection and tests by the...

Triple H wins award at Revolver Golden Gods 2013 Awards

Triple H (non DX)

Triple H won an award at the Revolver Golden Gods 2013 Awards two nights ago in a ceremony hosted by fellow WWE Superstar Chris Jericho. The fifth annual awards show was held in Los Angeles at Club Nokia. Triple H was nominated for the most metal athlete award with  five other athletes – Tom Crabtree from the NFL’s Green Bay Packers...

RAW to air live in Canada from May 6

RAW

If you live in Canada and you are a WWE fan, there’s some good news for you! Monday Night RAW will be live on The Score starting with the upcoming episode on May 6 at 8PM EST instead of starting at 8:15PM. The Score was recently purchased by Rogers Communications and it was one of the decisions taken by the new owners. The good news? You get...

Punk removed from upcoming Japan and Australia tours

CM Punk

CM Punk has been removed from the upcoming WWE tours in Japan and Australia which will take place in early and late July respectively. Punk – who is currently on a sabbatical from his WWE duties – was initially advertised on the WWE site to be appearing in both shows however his name has now been taken off the roster. The former WWE...

IMPACT TV report for 05/03/2013

Impact

Impact begins with Hulk Hogan coming to the ring and calling out Sting. Hogan apologizes to Sting for pushing him away when he should have been pulling his friends in closer. Sting and Hogan shake hands and make up. Matt Morgan comes to the ring to confront Hogan and Sting. Morgan is angry because he thinks Hogan is going to make Sting the #1...

HBO orders pilot for Dwayne Johnson untitled project

The Rock (Movies)

Deadline.com is reporting that Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is teaming up with HBO after he received the green light for a pilot order for a thirty minute dramedy. Johnson will reunite with his Pain & Gain co-star Mark Wahlberg and director Peter Berg for the pilot and the still untitled project is written by Boardwalk Empire producer...

IMPACT to air live in the UK on January 30 from Scotland

Impact

TNA President Dixie Carter announced today while in Glasgow, Scotland, that TNA will be broadcasting its first ever live TV show from outside the United States in 2014. The important date to mark down is January 30, 2014, with the live show taking place at The Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland. “It’s historical for a number of reasons. One...