Author - Colin Vassallo

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...

Monday Night RAW goes old school tonight

RAW

WWE will be going old school tonight as Monday Night RAW takes a trip down memory lane with Legends and Hall of Famers scheduled to be part of the broadcast. Advertised for the broadcast are Ric Flair, Roddy Piper, Scotty 2 Hotty, Rikishi, Diamond Dallas Page, Million Dollar Man, IRS, plus others, and who knows, maybe a surprise or two. Paul...

Ric Flair surprises 49ers team with speech at hotel

Ric Flair

As the San Francisco 49ers players waited in a meeting room, the lights went out, Ric Flair’s video played on the projector and his theme hit the speakers, and then, woooo! Out came the Nature Boy! When the players realized that Flair was there in person, the lights went up and everyone erupted in cheers and clapped as they stood there in...

No locations for March Impact tapings yet

Impact

PWInsider.com is reporting that TNA is “homeless” for Impact tapings come March as the current Universal Studios sound stage is booked for other filming. Next week’s Impact was filmed last month at Universal and the following two episodes of TNA’s flagship show will be from Huntsville, Alabama. The other Impact shows until...

Ric Flair delivers team talk to San Francisco 49ers team

Ric Flair

When you feel your team needs a pep talk, who is the best person you can call to accomplish that particular job? The Nature Boy of course! WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair was flown to Green Bay, Wisconsin yesterday to deliver a team talk to the San Francisco 49ers team and obviously take some photos with the players. NFL.COM has a short article about...

Daniel Bryan wrestles in Wyatt Family gear during live event

Daniel Bryan

Daniel Bryan joined the Wyatt Family on the last Monday Night RAW and the former WWE champion wrestled during the non-televised live events this weekend in full Wyatt Family gear. Bryan took on Bray Wyatt in a short cage match which Wyatt won after delivering the Sister Abigail finisher on the new member of his family. And no, Bryan did not come...

DVD with behind the scenes look at the music of WWE out in March

WWE

WWE will be releasing a DVD in March titled Signature Sounds: The Music of the WWE. Set for a release date of March 18, this DVD will offer a behind the scenes look at the music of the WWE and will tell the story behind the theme songs that has accompanied WWE Superstars and Divas for years. This is the first time that a DVD on this topic has been...

WWE crew back on the road following days off for the holidays

WWE

With the holidays over, the WWE crew is back on the road full time starting today with a live event in Fayetteville, North Carolina. The schedule will consist of RAW on Monday, Smackdown on Tuesday, a live event on Friday, two on Saturday, and two on Sunday. WWE gave time off to its touring crew with a few days off around Christmas time and then...

WWE to allow Chris Benoit footage on WWE Network unedited

Chris Benoit

According to report on the Wrestling Observer, WWE has issued a memo announcing that footage of Chris Benoit will be allowed to air on the WWE Network and he will no longer be edited out of shows. Any time there is a show with Benoit on it, an advisory will be displayed before the start of the program to let viewers know that the former World...

Dwayne Johnson building house in Southwest Ranches, Florida

The Rock (Movies)

Florida-based Gossip Extra is reporting that Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is moving to Southwest Ranches, Florida, in Broward County, building a new crib worth $4.5 million. The home will have a total of 13,700 square feet with five bedrooms and a six car garage. It will be finished in May of this year and is built by Landmark Customer Homes on...

John Cena launches 10 Weeks BodyChange Program

John Cena

Former WWE champion John Cena today formally launched his BodyChange Program in the United States, a 10 week weight loss program for a healthier lifestyle. 10 Weeks BodyChange is a personalized program to help jumpstart a healthier lifestyle, featuring a proven nutrition plan, full access to fitness regime designed by John Cena himself, and...

RAW rating for 12/30/2013

RAW

The last RAW of 2013 had an average of 4,129,000 viewers, up 308,000 viewers from last week’s taped show. Hour one did 4,141,000 viewers, followed by 4,204,000 in the second, and 4,040,000 in the third and final hour. (Ratings compiled by Nielsen Media Research and put online by PWInsider.com)

WWE Legends and Hall of Famers advertised for Old School RAW

Ric Flair

The first RAW of 2014 will be an Old School edition with several WWE Legends returning to the broadcast which will be in retro-mode, using old WWF graphics, logos, theme song, and setup. A video to promote the special edition of the show aired during RAW yesterday and included Ric Flair, Diamond Dallas Page, Million Dollar Man, IRS, New Age...