Archive - 05/03/2017

Smackdown rating for 05/02/2017

It was a horrendous week for WWE in terms of ratings as Smackdown pulled in 2,300,000 viewers last night, down 193,000 viewers from last week’s show and the worst number since September 20, 2016. The NBA Playoffs scored nearly 5 million viewers on TNT when going head-to-head with Smackdown. The show was #4 on the top 50 cable chart in the 18-49...

X-Pac believes lab tests will prove he was not carrying meth

Sean Waltman told TMZ that the capsules he was carrying with him at LAX trying to go through customs for a flight to the United Kingdom were not meth but medicine to treat a yeast infection. A sniffer dog was called in when Waltman was flagged in the CBP computer system for his past drug problems. The dog eventually led his handlers to find...

Total Divas episode preview for tonight: Swimming with Pigs

Episode 15 of season 6 of Total Divas airs tonight on E! with an episode titled Swimming with Pigs. The synopsis for tonight’s show reads, “Forced to retire her signature move, the Rack Attack, Nikki struggles to find her new identity as a WWE Superstar. Maryse and Eva take their hubbies on a joint, sexy honeymoon trip to Exuma, but end up...

NWA President Bruce Tharpe addresses the sale to Billy Corgan

NWA’s President Bruce Tharpe, who sold the rights to everything that involves the National Wrestling Alliance, said in a post on Facebook that the decision to sell to Billy Corgan came after “many weeks of negotiation and deep consideration.” Tharpe said that Corgan is a very successful businessman and has a deep admiration and respect for...

Smackdown! Live TV report for 05/02/2017

Introduction: Video Promo Jinder Mahal is being photographed with the WWE Championship – even though he hasn’t won it yet – until Commissioner Shane McMahon stands behind him. He tells Jinder that “titles are earned” and takes back the championship. He also informs Mahal that he will be wrestling Sami Zayn tonight! The regular Smackdown...