Author - Colin Vassallo

Major media outlets cover the WWE Network announcement

WWE Network

The launch of the WWE Network was covered by most major news and tech websites who were present at CES in Las Vegas, Nevada, this week, giving WWE some added exposure before the February 24 launch. Yahoo! Sports, Hollywood Reporter, IGN, The Verge, Digital Spy, Engadget, Gizmodo, Zap2It, Miami Herald, Slash Gear, ABC News, Los Angeles Times...

WWE teams up with MLB Advanced Media to deliver WWE Network

WWE Network

With traditional TV distribution out of the picture, WWE opted to deliver its Network across the Internet, giving its fans access to programming on any device they want. To do this, WWE had to partner up with someone who’s been doing this for a long time and eventually chose MLB Advanced Media for the job. MLBAM will be providing the WWE Network...

What is going to air on the WWE Network?

WWE Network

The WWE Network will launch with over a thousand hours of footage on day one, with additional programming being added throughout the year. WWE has over 100,000 hours of footage in their vast wrestling library and they produce 6 hours of original programming every week with their RAW, Smackdown, and other television shows. WWE will be producing...

WWE officially unveils the WWE Network at CES 2014

WWE Network

WWE officially unveiled the details of the WWE Network yesterday during an event at CES 2014 inside the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. Vince McMahon, Stephanie McMahon, Michelle Wilson, Triple H, and WWE Hall of Famers Shawn Michaels, and Stone Cold Steve Austin helped with the presentation. Launching on February 24, 2014, the WWE Network will...

Michigan State Spartans fans do the “Yes” chant at halftime

Daniel Bryan

Daniel Bryan and his “Yes!” chant got some publicity on ESPN after Michigan State football starting right guard Travis Jackson got a jam packed arena to do the chant including the pointing of the fingers at a Michigan State Spartans basketball game. Jackson is a big WWE fan and has been doing Bryan’s routine each time they score a touchdown...

WWE in Las Vegas at CES 2014 for WWE Network announcement

WWE Network

It’s a very important day today in the history of WWE as the company plans to announce the launch of the WWE Network tonight at 6:30PM PST live from the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event will be hosted by WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon with appearances from Chief Revenue and Marketing Officer Michelle Wilson, Chief Brand Officer...

TNA and Challenge TV sign new multi-year deal in the UK

Impact

TNA and Challenge TV in the United Kingdom today announced a new multi-year deal that will keep TNA programming for free in the region. This new agreement will see Challenge continue to air Impact every Sunday night at 9PM and Xplosion every Wednesday at 11PM, along with the Bound For Glory, Lockdown and Slammiversary pay-per-view events. The new...

Former WWE Divas champion Kaitlyn leaves WWE

Kaitlyn

WWE Diva Kaitlyn has been released from her contract after she has chosen to pursue other opportunities outside the sports-entertainment industry. Kaitlyn, real name Celeste Bonin, will appear on tonight’s Main Event on ION taking on AJ Lee in her final match for WWE. “Today is bittersweet. I’ve officially left @WWE on my own terms. Much...

RAW rating for 01/06/2014

RAW

Everybody seems to like nostalgia acts as the Old School RAW pulled in a 3.2 rating and an average of 4,538,000 viewers, up 409,000 viewers over last week’s show. Hour one did 4,723,000 followed by 4,427,000 in the second, and 4,463,000 in the third and final hour. Hour one hasn’t seen that much viewers since March 2013 and the overall...

Hall of Famer Mae Young under hospice care

Hall of Fame

Mike Mooneyham of The Post And Courier is reporting that WWE Hall of Famer Mae Young is currently under hospice care as her health continues to deteriorate. The 90 year old has a kidney which is shutting down and she is only breathing thanks to the assistance of an oxygen machine. She was recently in the hospital but was discharged and is back...

Dolph Ziggler suffers another concussion

Dolph Ziggler

Dolph Ziggler is facing a couple of weeks off after the former World Heavyweight champion suffered what looks to be a concussion while wrestling Ryback during the Superstars tapings before Monday Night RAW. Ziggler’s chances of participating in the Royal Rumble are now slim unless he passes the company’s ImPACT concussion test with flying...

Jake “The Snake” Roberts returns to WWE on Old School RAW

Jake Roberts

In late 2012, Jake “The Snake” Roberts was at rock bottom and Diamond Dallas Page came to the rescue. Roberts vowed to get in shape and enter the Royal Rumble this year and last night on RAW, he came back as the biggest surprise of the night. After Roman Reigns defeated CM Punk in the main event and The Shield stood over the former WWE...

Stomach virus lands Jerry Lawler in hospital before RAW

Jerry Lawler

WWE Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler was taken to the University of Maryland hospital in Baltimore, yesterday before RAW according to MemphisSport.com after he began throwing up and showing other signs of illness. Lawler had some blood work done and other tests and was doing fine and was later released from the hospital after it was...