Author - Colin Vassallo

RAW rating for 11/18/2013

RAW

Monday Night RAW this week did an average of 3,802,000 viewers for a 2.73 rating, just a 34,000 increase in viewership over the last week. Hour one did 3,768,000 viewers, followed by 3,965,000 in the second and then 3,674,000 in the third and final hour. (Ratings compiled by Nielsen Media Research and put online by PWInsider.com)

WWE hires new Executive Vice President of Programming

WWE Network

WWE today announced the appointment of Matthew Singerman as Executive Vice President, Programming. Singerman, who previously held senior level positions at Fox News Channel, TV Guide Network and Reelz Channel, will report directly to WWE Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Vince McMahon. In this newly created role, Singerman will be responsible...

Rey Mysterio returns on WWE television

Rey Mysterio

The 619 is back in service after Rey Mysterio returned to the ring on WWE television last night on RAW following an absence of almost eight months. The former World Heavyweight champion has been sidelined due to a knee injury prior to WrestleMania and was written off television after he was attacked by Mark Henry back in March. Last month Mysterio...

Total Divas episode 10 adds more viewers after season return

Total Divas

Viewers seem to be liking Total Divas as even without the lead-in of Keeping Up With The Kardashians, the WWE reality TV show did even more viewers than last week. The show delivered 1.41 million viewers, up 150,000 viewers from last week’s return, which also benefited from the season finale of the Kardashians show. Next week’s show will...

Three matches added to Survivor Series pay-per-view

Wyatt Family

Three matches have been added to this Sunday’s WWE Survivor Series pay-per-view apart from the two already announced featuring Big Show vs Randy Orton and John Cena vs Alberto Del Rio. The traditional Survivor Series elimination match is coming back with Cody Rhodes, Goldust, The Usos and Rey Mysterio teaming up to take on Dean Ambrose, Seth...

Hall of Fame panel for Survivor Series kickoff show

Bret Hart

The Survivor Series kickoff show will feature a panel of three WWE Hall of Famers and most probably three of the most well-liked WWE Legends. Former champions Bret “Hit Man” Hart, Booker T, and Mick Foley will be anchoring the 30 minute show which will also have Kofi Kingston vs The Miz as the pre-show match. The Survivor Series kickoff show...

Hulk Hogan in season two finale episode of China, IL.

Hulk Hogan

Hulk Hogan will be in this Sunday’s China, IL., season two final episode as The Dean in an episode where the campus becomes victim to an infestation of wild hogs. China, IL., is an animated television series for the cable network Adult Swim where the show takes place at the “worst college in America.” The show is averaging around 1.4 million...

RAW goes country tonight

RAW

Tonight’s Monday Night RAW will be going country as WWE’s flagship show rolls into Nashville, Tennessee for the Survivor Series go-home edition. While there is no specific themed matches or anything of the sort announced, the country music duo Florida Georgia Line will be live on the show, performing the song that will be used throughout the...

Total Divas episode 10: Nurse Nikki preview

Total Divas

Tonight’s episode of Total Divas is titled Nurse Nikki, and the main story for the episode is John Cena traveling to Pensacola, Florida, for his elbow surgery and how the couple deals with the situation. The episode will also see Nikki moving in with John Cena – along with her two dozen boxes full of stuff. In related Total Divas news, USA...

WrestleMania XXX tickets on-sale to general public

WrestleMania XXX

WrestleMania XXX tickets officially went on sale to the general public yesterday on Ticketmaster.com so there is no need for any passwords anymore to purchase tickets. The majority of the tickets have been released although some are still blocked off due to production needs and more will be released a few weeks before the show when production...

Exhausting WWE tour of Europe comes to a close today

WWE

WWE’s tour of Europe finishes off today with two live events, one in Minehead, England, at the Butlins Arena and one at the Wiener Stadthalle Halle D, in Vienna, Austria. The tour kicked off on November 6 in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and WWE Superstars and Divas traveled across nine different countries in the European continent and performed in...

Dehydration cause of AJ Lee’s collapse in the ring

AJ

According to TMZ, WWE Divas champion AJ Lee collapsed in the ring due to dehydration last night during her match against Brie Bella in London, England. As previously reported, WWE medical personnel on hand quickly attended to AJ as the match was stopped immediately. She eventually managed to walk back to the locker room on her own power. TMZ says...

Vince McMahon to send replica WWE titles to MLB award winners

Vince Mcmahon

Yesterday afternoon, the official Twitter account of the MLB posted a photo of a title belt which is pretty much a rip-off of the current WWE title, saying that Max Scherzer and Clayton Kershaw won the 2013 American League Cy Young Awards for the American League and National League respectively. The title has the Cy Young Award as the main plate...

WWE stocks hit new 52-week high

WWE HQ

WWE stocks continued to improve, ending the week at 13.32, a 0.91% increase – or 12 cents – from yesterday’s closing. Trading actually hit a new 52-week high of 13.37 before closing 5 cents lower. Today’s closing puts WWE with a market cap of $1 billion.

AJ Lee collapses during live event in London, England

AJ

Several eye witness reports online from today’s WWE non-televised show in London, England, are saying that current WWE Divas champion AJ Lee collapsed during her match against Brie Bella. WWE medical personnel quickly attended to AJ as the match was immediately stopped after it was obvious that she was not feeling well. There’s no exact...

Jimmy Hart talks about Hulk Hogan at WrestleMania XXX

Jimmy Hart

Speaking with Arda Ocal of the Baltimore Sun, WWE Hall of Famer Jimmy Hart said that he believes Hulk Hogan will be at WrestleMania XXX come April 2014. “He told me to say exactly this: Hulk Hogan will be at WrestleMania if he has to buy a ticket and sit at ringside,” Hart told Ocal while doing promotion for the upcoming History of the WWE...

Dwayne Johnson lands leading role in true story movie

The Rock (Movies)

Variety is reporting that Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has landed the leading role of an upcoming movie titled Not Without Hope. Not Without Hope recounts the true story, based on a memoir by Nick Schuyler, that follows four friends who were on a fishing trip in the Gulf of Mexico when their boat capsized, stranding all four men at sea. The Rock...