Archive - 2013

Former TNA Knockout Brooke Hogan is single again

Brooke Hogan

Former TNA Knockout and Hulk Hogan’s daughter Brooke has called off her engagement with NFL’s Dallas Cowboys Phil Costa according to TMZ.COM. Hogan got engaged in June of this year in Las Vegas when TNA was there for their Impact tapings. “Happiest moment of my LIFE,” Hogan wrote at the time after the Costa popped the...

Aces & Eights disbands after Bully Ray loses on Impact

Aces & Eights

Aces & Eights are no more thanks to Mr. Anderson, a former member of the group. The group had to disband after Anderson defeated Bully Ray on last night’s Impact with the stipulation that if Anderson loses, he has to leave TNA for good but if Ray loses, the group is no more. The stable made its debut on June 14, 2012, on an episode of...

Sports Illustrated interviews TNA President Dixie Carter

Dixie Carter

TNA President Dixie Carter was interviewed by Sports Illustrated’s Loretta Hunt with the full interview published yesterday on SI.COM. Talking about the somewhat failed experiment of taking Impact on the road, Carter said that they went with the idea that selling up to 2,000 tickets would be good. “We went in with a very conservative...

Batista backstage at NXT tapings

Batista

PWInsider.com is reporting that former WWE and World Heavyweight champion Batista was backstage at the NXT tapings yesterday at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. Batista left WWE in 2010 after he was unhappy with the direction that the company was headed to and got himself into mixed martial arts and even Hollywood. Since leaving WWE...

TNA back in Orlando for Impact tapings

Impact

TNA taped their Impact show at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida, yesterday, the first time the company has been back since March 7. Universal Studios moved TNA to sound stage 19 instead of their old home at sound stage 21. Sound stage 19 is equipped with fiber and satellite transmission equipment and while it’s larger than sound stage...

E! picks up Total Divas for second season

Total Divas

It was announced during the WWE Main Event television show yesterday that E! has picked up Total Divas for a second season, a move which comes to no surprise to anyone considering the ratings success the show has been for the network. Total Divas season 2 has already started filming although there’s no word on who the cast includes. The cast...

WWE Hall of Famer Maurice “Mad Dog” Vachon passes away

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WWE Hall of Famer Maurice “Mad Dog” Vachon passed away this morning at the age of 84. The Montreal native had his leg amputated in 1987 after a car accident and back at one of the early In Your House pay-per-views, Vachon was attacked by Diesel when he was at ringside, with the former WWE champion ripping out his artificial leg as part...

RAW rating for 11/18/2013

RAW

Monday Night RAW this week did an average of 3,802,000 viewers for a 2.73 rating, just a 34,000 increase in viewership over the last week. Hour one did 3,768,000 viewers, followed by 3,965,000 in the second and then 3,674,000 in the third and final hour. (Ratings compiled by Nielsen Media Research and put online by PWInsider.com)

Monday Night Raw TV report for 11/18/2013

RAW

Back in the U.S.A., tonight Raw is live from “Music City,” Nashville, Tennessee! Of course, the major storyline is that we are six nights away from Survivor Series. Following last week’s thrilling ending, what will go down tonight with The Authority and everyone involved in the big brawl? It has been announced that C.M. Punk and...

WWE hires new Executive Vice President of Programming

WWE Network

WWE today announced the appointment of Matthew Singerman as Executive Vice President, Programming. Singerman, who previously held senior level positions at Fox News Channel, TV Guide Network and Reelz Channel, will report directly to WWE Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Vince McMahon. In this newly created role, Singerman will be responsible...

Rey Mysterio returns on WWE television

Rey Mysterio

The 619 is back in service after Rey Mysterio returned to the ring on WWE television last night on RAW following an absence of almost eight months. The former World Heavyweight champion has been sidelined due to a knee injury prior to WrestleMania and was written off television after he was attacked by Mark Henry back in March. Last month Mysterio...

Total Divas episode 10 adds more viewers after season return

Total Divas

Viewers seem to be liking Total Divas as even without the lead-in of Keeping Up With The Kardashians, the WWE reality TV show did even more viewers than last week. The show delivered 1.41 million viewers, up 150,000 viewers from last week’s return, which also benefited from the season finale of the Kardashians show. Next week’s show will...

Three matches added to Survivor Series pay-per-view

Wyatt Family

Three matches have been added to this Sunday’s WWE Survivor Series pay-per-view apart from the two already announced featuring Big Show vs Randy Orton and John Cena vs Alberto Del Rio. The traditional Survivor Series elimination match is coming back with Cody Rhodes, Goldust, The Usos and Rey Mysterio teaming up to take on Dean Ambrose, Seth...

Hall of Fame panel for Survivor Series kickoff show

Bret Hart

The Survivor Series kickoff show will feature a panel of three WWE Hall of Famers and most probably three of the most well-liked WWE Legends. Former champions Bret “Hit Man” Hart, Booker T, and Mick Foley will be anchoring the 30 minute show which will also have Kofi Kingston vs The Miz as the pre-show match. The Survivor Series kickoff show...

Hulk Hogan in season two finale episode of China, IL.

Hulk Hogan

Hulk Hogan will be in this Sunday’s China, IL., season two final episode as The Dean in an episode where the campus becomes victim to an infestation of wild hogs. China, IL., is an animated television series for the cable network Adult Swim where the show takes place at the “worst college in America.” The show is averaging around 1.4 million...

RAW goes country tonight

RAW

Tonight’s Monday Night RAW will be going country as WWE’s flagship show rolls into Nashville, Tennessee for the Survivor Series go-home edition. While there is no specific themed matches or anything of the sort announced, the country music duo Florida Georgia Line will be live on the show, performing the song that will be used throughout the...