Archive - 03/01/2017

Jack Swagger asks for WWE release

Jack Swagger announced on the Chael Sonnen Beyond The Fight podcast that he asked for his release from WWE yesterday. Swagger said that this was a business decision and contract negotiations didn’t go as planned as they did not value him at what he thought he was valued at. The former World champion explained that he was not given the...

Smackdown rating for 02/28/2017

Smackdown yesterday drew a total of 2,566,000 viewers, down 226,000 viewers from last week’s show. Smackdown went head-to-head with President Trump’s address to Congress and was #7 in the top 50 cable chart in the 18-49 demographic. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Drew Galloway discusses his departure from TNA

Drew Galloway revealed that the reason he turned down the TNA contract was because they waited until the last second to offer him the deal. “They came to me last week with an offer and it was very very good one, one of the best in the company and a position as top guy but the reality is that because they waited until the last second I had to...

GLOW lands on Netflix on June 23

The upcoming series GLOW on Netflix got a release date as Netflix officially announced that the series will drop on June 23. Inspired by the short-lived show from the 80s, GLOW tells the fictional story of Ruth Wilder – played by Alison Brie – an out-of-work, struggling actress in 1980s Los Angeles who finds one last chance for stardom...

Mike Bennett and Maria also leave TNA

PWInsider.com is reporting that both Mike Bennett and Maria Kanellis have also departed TNA, following the exists of Drew Galloway, Matt Hardy, and Jeff Hardy, and will not be at the Impact television tapings that start tomorrow in Orlando. Both their contracts expired in late 2016 and were working on per-appearance deals according to Mike Johnson...

Smackdown! Live TV report for 02/28/2017

Tuesday Night Smackdown! Live Television Report for February 28, 2017 Introduction: Office Promo Commissioner Shane McMahon and General Manager Daniel Bryan are watching the conclusion to last week’s Battle Royale between A.J. Styles and Luke Harper. Despite the video CLEARLY showing A.J. hitting the floor first, they still believe in the...