Author - Colin Vassallo

Dwayne Johnson announces new project for CNN Original Series

Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson announced that his production company Seven Bucks Productions is teaming up with CNN to present a new CNN Original Series titled Soundtracks: Songs That Made History. The latest project from the hardest working man in show business will take viewers on “an extraordinary journey through history using the music that...

John Cena says he’s at 70% of what he was in November 2015

John Cena

John Cena and Nikki Bella were swamped with paparazzi in New York after attending the NBCUniversal Upfronts on Monday and a TMZ paparazzo managed to get some comments out of the former WWE champion. When asked if he’s at 100%, Cena said that he’s not and he’s probably “30% off what I was operating at in November 2015” but for him, being...

Raw rating for 05/16/2016

Raw

The Extreme Rules go home edition of Raw once again got mauled in the ratings with an average of only 3,190,000 viewers, 47,000 less than last week’s episode. Hour one started with 3,376,000 viewers, then went slightly down to 3,302,000, before ending the night with a very disappointing 2,894,000 in the third and final hour. The main event was...

WWE Cruiserweight Classic logo and tapings info revealed

WWE Cruiserweight Classic

WWE has unveiled the logo for the upcoming Cruiserweight Classic series which will air on the WWE Network this Summer. The logo features two metallic-looking C’s and the WWE logo in the middle and the words Cruiserweight on top and Classic on bottom. Meanwhile, tickets for the tapings which will be held at Full Sail University in Winter Park...

Steel cage match to headline June 8 NXT Takeover show

NXT

The June 8 NXT Takeover show will be headlined by Samoa Joe vs Finn Balor for the NXT title in a steel cage match. The announcement was made this morning by NXT General Manager William Regal during a contract signing at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida, which was broadcast on Facebook Live. This will be the first time that a steel...

Emma to undergo back surgery tomorrow

Emma

After being pulled from the Sunday non-televised live event show, WWE Superstar Emma received more bad news today as her back injury will require surgery. The Australian Emma is suffering from a ruptured disc in her back and the timing couldn’t be worse as she was just placed in an angle with her sidekick Dana Brooke against Becky Lynch...

Vince McMahon sells over 2 million WWE shares

Vince McMahon

WWE Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Vince McMahon sold 2,191,894 shares of WWE’s Class A common stock, netting him nearly $40 million according to the 8-K document filed yesterday with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The shares sold represent around 6% of the company’s outstanding shares of Class A common stock. McMahon...

Emma suffers back injury

Emma

WWE.COM is reporting that Emma has suffered a back injury at last night’s non-televised live event in  Charlottesville, Virginia. “WWE.com has learned that Superstar Emma suffered a back injured last Sunday night during a WWE live event and is currently undergoing tests to determine the extent of her injuries,” the short statement...

Stephanie McMahon writing memoir about life in the WWE

Stephanie McMahon

WWE Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon will be writing a memoir about growing up in the WWE and it will also take a look inside WWE’s incredible history and remarkably contemporary approach to media. The preview of the book, which will be published by Regan Arts, reads, “Stephanie’s inspirational memoir reveals her life growing up...

Huge brawl between Joe and Balor ends NXT show in Portland

Samoa Joe

Yesterday’s non-televised NXT live event in Portland, Oregon ended with a massive brawl between Samoa Joe and Finn Balor which led to the whole locker room clearing out to separate the two. The brawl – to advance the storyline between the two heading into the upcoming NXT Takeover event in June – will have some ramifications as NXT...

TNA once again late in payments to television production crew

TNA

James Caldwell of the Pro Wrestling Torch is reporting that TNA TV production crew has not been paid – again – and the company is way behind payments, going back to the January television tapings. Caldwell said that those production members who inquired about payments “have been met with resistance” and then to make matters worse...

Lilian Garcia addresses WWE release rumors

Lilian Garcia

Raw ring announcer Lilian Garcia addressed the rumors that have been swirling around for the past few days that she has been released from WWE. “That’s when I knew I had to set the story straight,” Garcia said after she woke up this morning to see her name trending on Twitter. Lilian said that her father has been battling bladder and myeloma...

Universal Studios to host TNA TV tapings in June

TNA

Impact tapings are returning to Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida, in June starting with the live Slammiversary pay-per-view with four back-to-back TV tapings. After TNA holds their yearly June PPV show on June 12, tapings will commence the next day where two episodes per day will be held through Wednesday, June 15. Tapings will start at 6PM...

TNA loses Saturday morning Impact replay time slot on POP TV

Impact Wrestling

TNA Impact is now airing only once on POP TV after the network dropped the Saturday morning replay from its schedule permanently. Last month POP moved the Impact replay to Saturday morning from Tuesday night immediately following the original broadcast. The move was seen as another nail in the coffin for TNA although those in the company tried to...

Paige and Alberto Del Rio dating

Paige

Former WWE champion Alberto Del Rio and former Divas champion Paige are dating and have been photographed kissing in public and visiting Disney together. The 15 year difference between the two – Paige is 23 and Del Rio is 38 – doesn’t seem to be affecting the couple and it will be interesting to see if Del Rio will also be part of...