Author - Colin Vassallo

WWE Network one week free trial to be stopped

WWE Network

If you are thinking of benefiting from the one-week free WWE Network trial, you better do it fast as the promotion is coming to an end. With WrestleMania XXX fast approaching, WWE will be shutting down the free trial so anyone who wants to watch WrestleMania will be locked-in in a six month commitment. There was never a plan to let the free week...

WrestleMania XXX main event now a triple threat match

Triple H

The WrestleMania XXX main event is now officially a triple threat, although the third addition will still have to be decided earlier in the night on April 6. During yesterday’s Monday Night RAW opening segment, former Evolution members Triple H, Randy Orton, and Batista had a little fall out which ended with Triple H announcing the change of the...

WWE and Mattel launch Slam City animated series

WWE

WWE and Mattel today announced the release of WWE Slam City, an original animated short-form series and a complete line of merchandise. The 26-episode series launches today in the U.S., Canada, and United Kingdom and it is co-produced by WWE and Mattel’s Playground Productions. Slam City features WWE Superstars John Cena, Randy Orton, The Miz...

Bloomberg looks at the WWE sale rumors

WWE

Bloomberg is the latest website which has analyzed the possibility of WWE being sold to another company after the latest rumors of AMC Networks buying WWE spiked the stock for a few minutes last week. “WWE would be very attractive to many different types of buyers. What they’ve built can’t be recreated. But without McMahon’s blessing, it...

CM Punk on AMC’s Talking Dead tonight

CM Punk

CM Punk will be making his first television appearance tonight on AMC’s Talking Dead at 10PM EST. Punk, who is advertised under his real name of Phil Brooks, will join special guests Melissa McBride and Yvette Nicole Brown on tonight’s episode which will discuss episode 14 of the popular show The Walking Dead. The former WWE champion is a huge...

Layla returns to WWE after six month absence

Layla

WWE Diva Layla returned to the ring on Friday during a non-televised live event in Waco, Texas, after a six month absence. The former one-time WWE Divas champion took a sabbatical from WWE in September of last year due to personal issues, none of which were made public. The return on Friday saw her in a tag team match with Alicia Fox losing to...

Sting says he wants the Undertaker as his final match

Sting

TNA Hall of Famer Sting held a Q&A session at the Camden Highlight Club in London, England, last night and talked about wanting to wrestle the Undertaker. When he was asked by a fan if he would be wrestling the Undertaker at next year’s WrestleMania, Sting replied, “I don’t know. I really don’t know. I can say that I would love for...

WWE preparing Network to handle WrestleMania traffic

WWE Network

One of the big questions surrounding the brand new WWE Network is the capability of supporting a large event like WrestleMania frustration-free for its subscribers. The first live “large scale” broadcast on the WWE Network was the NXT Arrival show, a broadcast which was filled with issues, leaving thousands of angry customers. WWE acknowledged...

No merger talks between WWE and AMC Networks

WWE

TheStreet.com took a look at the rumors of AMC Networks buying WWE from the McMahon family, a rumour which spiked the WWE shares on Thursday to a new all-time record of $31.98 for a few minutes. According to a source close to the situation, TheStreet.com reports that the two companies are not in merger talks and it is “just a rumor” according...

Total Divas season 2 kicks off tomorrow on E!

Total Divas

The cast of Total Divas will be returning on E! tomorrow with season two kicking off at at 9PM EST. The cast lost one member from season one – JoJo – but gained another Diva, Fandango’s dance partner  Summer Rae. Titled “New Diva On The Block,” episode one will welcome Rae to the show as well as story lines involving Nikki and...

WWE Network issues for Xbox and Playstation users

WWE Network

WWE Network problems on the Xbox and Playstation continue to persist as WWE issued two advisories regarding the service on Microsoft’s and Sony’s gaming platforms. “We would like to notify WWE Network customers using Xbox 360 of an issue accessing certain pay-per-views and classic content after launching the WWE Network app for the first...

WWE wins two CableFAX 2014 awards

WWE

WWE won two CableFAX Digital Awards this year, one for the best smartphone app and one for the best social good campaign for their efforts in the ‘Rise Above Cancer’ campaign. The WWE app has so far surpassed 11 million downloads in 220 different countries since its launch and is the app that is needed to watch the WWE Network. WWE was also...

Scooby-Doo! WrestleMania Mystery movie out on iTunes

WWE Studios

While the Scooby-Doo! WrestleMania Mystery movie will be released on March 25 in the United States on DVD and Blu-Ray, the digital version of the movie is already available on iTunes for $19.99. The plot reads, “When Shaggy and Scooby win tickets to WrestleMania, the entire gang travels in the Mystery Machine to WWE City to attend the epic...

Angelina Love returns to TNA on Impact

Angelina Love

Angelina Love made her surprise return to Impact during yesterday’s episode, almost two years after she was granted her release from TNA. “It is great to be back home in TNA,” Love said, adding that since she left her life has changed and she has grown wiser. The former 5 time Knockout champion called out Velvet Sky and tried to pitch the...

New TNA Knockout Brittany makes her debut on Impact

Brittany

A new TNA Knockout made her debut on Impact last night, defeating Gail Kim in just over two minutes. Her name is Santana Garrett, a 25 year old from Florida who will be using the name Brittany in TNA. This is not her first time in a TNA ring as she previously worked under her real name with Orlando Jordan back in 2010. She also made an appearance...

WWE switches TV provider in Germany with new deal

WWE

WWE today announced a new multi-year TV deal with ProSiebenSat.1 for German and Austrian markets which will see WWE shows airing on free TV, pay TV, and SVOD. The new deal will have all WWE pay-per-views on Germany’s largest online video store Maxdome.de, starting with WrestleMania XXX, RAW on ProSieben FUN pay TV, Smackdown on ProSieben MAXX...

Rumor of AMC Networks WWE takeover spikes stocks for a few

WWE

For a brief moment, WWE stock shot up to almost $32 a piece at around 2PM after rumors of a takeover by AMC Networks. Fifteen minutes later stocks went back down to its current place hovering above the $29 mark but the $31.98 it reached at 2PM presented a new all-time high for the company. The rumor of a takeover by AMC Networks came out of...