Author - Colin Vassallo

Dwayne Johnson confirms deal with HBO for new show

The Rock (Movies)

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has confirmed that he has partnered up with HBO and Entourage producers for a new show called Ballers. The half-hour dramedy will follow the lives of several Miami-based active and retired athletes according to Deadline. Mark Wahlberg – who the Rock worked with on Pain and Gain – and Stephen Levinson will...

Batista advertised for upcoming WWE event in Las Vegas

Batista

PWInsider.com is reporting that Batista is being advertised for an upcoming non-televised live event in Las Vegas, Nevada, on February 16. The website says that WWE sources confirmed that the former WWE and World Heavyweight champion is expected to return possibly at the Royal Rumble as one of the surprise entrants. Batista left WWE in 2010 after...

Chavo Guerrero gone from TNA Wrestling

Chavo Guerrero

TNA Wrestling issued a press release about the firing of Chavo Guerrero after last night’s Feast or Fired segment on Impact. The Feast or Fired match features a briefcase hanging at all four ring posts with each case containing a different title shots and a pink slip. Out of the 4 Feast or Fired matches that have been done in TNA so far, two of...

Magnus becomes the new TNA champion at Impact

Magnus

TNA’s Magnus was crowned the new World champion yesterday on Impact after defeating Jeff Hardy for the vacant title. The road to the title consisted of the British-born wrestler to defeat Samoa Joe, Kurt Angle, and then Jeff Hardy in the tournament to crown the new champion. The final match was contested in a Dixieland match at the Final...

Punk, Kofi, Fandango, and AJ in a funny all star bowling match

CM Punk

WWE Superstars CM Punk, Kofi Kingston, Fandango, and AJ Lee appeared on the latest episode of Chris Hardwick’s All Star Bowling on The Nerdist Channel earlier today. The WWE crew took on the Nerdist team featuring Chris Hardwick, Ron Funches, Matt Mira, and Matt Cohen in an All Star Celebrity Bowling match. Sporting WWE t-shirts, the WWE...

WWE crew and the boss visiting troops overseas

Vince Mcmahon

WWE Superstars Big Show and R-Truth are tagging along with WWE Divas Alicia Fox and Eva Marie and supervised by the big boss, Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon, as they bring some holiday cheer to troops stationed overseas. The yearly mini-trip, which replaces the massive production of hosting Tribute to the Troops overseas, seems to be visiting...

CMT picks up Steve Austin’s new show Broken Skull Ranch

Steve Austin

CMT issued a press release announcing several new shows that will premiere on the network in 2014, one of which is led by WWE Hall of Famer Stone Cold Steve Austin. Titled Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Ranch, the ten one-hour episodes will premiere in June and will see eight elite athletes to his ranch in Texas to test their strength, stamina and...

Eva Marie up for votes for Maxim Hot 100 list

Eva Marie

Chalk one up for WWE Diva Eva Marie! The newbie, who has made her name on the recently finished Total Divas on E! has been nominated for Maxim’s Hot 100 list. Eva Marie has a tough, tough challenge competing against tons of other super hot women from all forms of sports and entertainment to make it to the list. To vote go to .

RAW rating for 12/16/2013

RAW

The post-TLC Monday Night RAW drew a 2.95 rating with a total of 4,112,000 viewers which is down 40,000 viewers from the Slammy RAW of the previous week. Hour one of the show drew 4,417,000 viewers, followed by 4,297,000 in the second hour, and 3,886,000 in the third and final hour. The show suffered a whopping 411,000 viewers drop between the...

WWE taping television shows for the holidays this week

WWE

WWE taped the December 23 edition of Monday Night RAW for next week last night in Austin, Texas, but will have the December 30 RAW live as usual. The company is also taping two episodes of Smackdown tonight and tomorrow which will air on December 26 and January 2 respectively. WWE Superstars, Divas, and crew will have a few days off for the...

Total Divas season one finale rating

Total Divas

The final episode of season one of Total Divas drew 1,295,000 viewers, up 95,000 viewers from episode 13 last week. The season finale went head-to-head with the TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs pay-per-view. In this 14-episode first season, Total Divas was a surprise hit for WWE and E!, usually benefitting from the audience of Keeping Up With The...

WWE hopes to secure millions in new TV deal for all shows

WWE

Variety has an excellent article regarding the upcoming WWE negotiations over their television shows RAW, Smackdown, Main Event, Saturday Morning Slam, and Total Divas. All shows are up for renewal at the same time, something that WWE has done for the first time after two years of “quietly lining up rights to expire simultaneously in an effort...

Randy Orton becomes the WWE World Heavyweight champion at TLC

Randy Orton

Here are the results from last night’s TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs pay-per-view which took place from the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. Fandango defeated Dolph Ziggler in the kickoff match; CM Punk defeated The Shield in a 3-on-1 handicap match; AJ Lee defeated Natalya to retain the Divas title; Big E. Langston defeated Damien Sandow to...

WWE to hold three events in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia next year

WWE

WWE issued a press release today announcing that the company will be traveling to Riyadh, in Saudi Arabia for the first time ever next year. Three non-televised live events will be held at The Green Halls Stadium at Prince Faisal bin Fahad Olympic Games Complex on February 13, 14, and 15 with tickets going on sale tomorrow at Noon local time at...

Total Divas episode 14: Ready to Ride season finale preview

Total Divas

Titled Ready to Ride, tonight’s season finale of Total Divas will tackle Daniel Bryan proposing to Brie, Eva Marie introducing her fiancé to her family and the trouble between John Cena’s and Nikki Bella’s relationship. Episode 14 wraps up a very successful season one for WWE and E! with season two already being taped. The show has averaged...

TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs live on pay-per-view tonight

WWE

Live tonight from the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, WWE presents TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs on pay-per-view. The full card is as follows: John Cena vs Randy Orton for both the World Heavyweight title and the WWE title in a TLC match; Daniel Bryan vs The Wyatt Family in a 3-on-1 handicap match; CM Punk vs The Shield in a 3-on-1 handicap...