Archive - 2013

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...

Sean “Diddy” Combs records PSA for WWE’s Be A STAR

Be A Star

WWE will be running public service announcements with Sean “Diddy” Combs for the anti-bullying campaign Be a STAR. The campaign will run on WWE’s weekly TV shows as well as on all its digital platforms. “I’m thrilled to extend my partnership with WWE and align myself with their Be a STAR, anti-bullying...

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...

Breakdown of Q1 2013 revenue by each WWE department

WWE HQ

Out of the 10 major WWE revenue generators departments, three of them decreased when compared to the same period of last year, five made an increase in revenue, while the other two pretty much made the same amount of money. Those which lost money compared to Q1 2012, live event revenue dropped 5% to $21 million; Home entertainment (DVD/Blu-Ray)...

WWE reports Q1 2013 financial results

WWE

WWE today announced financial results for Q1 2013 ending March 31. Revenues totaled $124.0 million as compared to $123.1 million in the prior year quarter. Operating income was $6.1 million as compared to $16.0 million in the prior year quarter. Net income was $3.0 million as compared to $15.3 million in the prior year quarter. “I the first...

Stephanie McMahon says she’s in the best shape of her life

Stephanie Mcmahon

RXMuscle.com has published an interview with Stephanie McMahon, talking about her diet, her day, juggling parenthood with work and training, and pretty much showing that you don’t wanna mess with Mrs HHH. Stephanie said her day starts at 6AM, preparing breakfast for her family and take the kids to school. Once at work, she said she follows a...

Night of Champions 2013 pre-sale code

WWE title

The pre-sale code for the Night of Champions pay-per-view which will take place on September 15 is CHAMPION. The pre-sale kicked off yesterday and will run through May 3 at 10PM EST. Ticket prices are $25, $50, $70, $90, $350, and $500 plus additional taxes and fees. The cheapest ticket will carry $13.35 in fees while the highest priced ticket...

RAW rating for 04/29/2013

RAW

Monday Night RAW received a 3.1 rating with an average of 4,285,000 viewers this week. That is down around 115,000 viewers from last week overall. Hour one pulled 4,287,000 viewers, with hour two getting 4,311,000, and hour three doing 4,257,000 viewers. (Ratings compiled by Nielsen Media Research and put online by PWInsider.com)

Dixie Carter in the UK for TNA tour launch party

Dixie Carter

TNA President Dixie Carter is currently in the United Kingdom and earlier today hosted a TNA Tour Launch Party in London. Carter will also be holding a special meet & greet and Q&A with fans in Glasgow, Scotland, on Thursday May 2 at 5:30PM at The Clyde Auditorium. The event is free for everyone to attend. TNA will do their yearly Maximum...

WWE celebrates World Wish Day with wish kids on RAW

John Cena

WWE celebrated the World Wish Day yesterday on Monday Night RAW with a seven minute segment totally dedicated to the Make-A-Wish kids. Cena was welcomed with cheers as he was introduced with the wish kids, something which is very rare for him since he’s always showered with boos. Joining Cena at the top of the RAW stage were Logan Parks of...