Author - Colin Vassallo

Live Smackdown rating for 12/22/2015

Smackdown

The live Smackdown on USA Network last night did 2,264,000 viewers, down from last Thursday’s episode which did just over 2.3 million viewers. Apart from that, it was the best number in a month for the show. Last week, USA Network’s 8PM broadcast on Tuesday did not even register in the top 150 cable shows so you can see why USA wanted...

WWE’s annual Tribute to the Troops tonight on USA Network

Tribute to the Troops

The annual Tributes to the Troops shows airs tonight on USA Network. The two hour broadcast was taped on December 8 from Jacksonville, Florida, in conjunction with that day’s Smackdown tapings. Matches set to air tonight include Ryback vs Kevin Owens, Jack Swagger vs Rusev, Mark Henry vs Bo Dallas; Team B.A.D. and Paige vs Charlotte, Becky...

Raw rating for 12/21/2015

Raw

The Slammy Awards Raw did an average of 3,334,000 viewers this week and failed to keep up with the momentum that last week’s show set, losing a total of 500,000 viewers from the post-TLC Raw which also crowned Roman Reigns as the new champion. Hour one was the strongest with 3,443,000 viewers, followed by 3,374,000 in the second hour, and then...

John Cena returns to Raw next Monday

John Cena

WWE announced that John Cena will be making his return on WWE television next Monday live on Raw and will be facing Alberto Del Rio, the man he lost the United States title to at Hell In A Cell this past October. Cena has been absent from WWE television since then as he was filming the new FOX reality TV series American Grit in the state of...

Smackdown live on USA Network tonight

Smackdown

Smackdown will be airing live tonight on USA Network as part of the WWE Week starting at 8PM EST. SyFy will still air the encore on December 24 in Smackdown’s regular time slot of 8PM. Two matches announced for tonight are Dean Ambrose vs Kevin Owens vs Dolph Ziggler in a triple threat match for the Intercontinental title and The New Day vs The...

And the 2015 Slammy Awards go to….

Slammy Awards

Last night on Raw, WWE presented its annual Slammy Awards which were voted by the fans throughout the week on social media and the WWE app. During Raw, several Slammy Awards were given out while during the pre-show and on WWE.COM, the winners of the rest of the Slammy Awards were announced. The winners which were announced on Raw are: Breakout...

Dwayne Johnson posts first photo of baby daughter

Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne Johnson posted the first photo of his baby daughter Jasmine, lying down on his bare chest with her eyes open. “Christmas came early! Within minutes of being born she was laying on daddy’s chest,” Johnson wrote in a long post on his Instagram account. He said he was there for the full labor including watching his daughter being...

The 2015 Slammy Awards live on Raw tonight

Slammy Awards

It’s time for acceptance speeches and Slammy Awards to be distributed as WWE presents the 2015 Slammy Awards tonight live on Raw from Minneapolis, Minnesota. During the three hour broadcast, eight Slammy Awards will be distributed including Match of the Year, Diva of the Year, Breakout Star of the Year, LOL! Moment of the Year, Extreme Moment of...

It’s ‘WWE Week’ on USA Network

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USA Network kicked off WWE Week yesterday with the screening of Santa’s Little Helper, the movie featuring The Miz, Paige, and former 90210 star AnnaLynne McCord. Tonight there’s the live Monday Night Raw which will have the Slammy Awards and tomorrow there will also be a live Smackdown airing at 8PM EST on USA. On Wednesday, the two hour...

TNA Lockdown coming to London next month

Lockdown

TNA today announced that a Lockdown-themed Impact will be taped at the SSE Arena Wembley as part of the upcoming Maximum Impact tour in the United Kingdom. The taping will be held on January 30, part of the three day tour that will see TNA also visit Manchester and Birmingham. There will be two Impact tapings on each day, so Lockdown will be...

Brock Lesnar returns, destroys Del Rio and Rusev

Brock Lesnar

Former WWE World Heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar returned to the ring last night at a non-televised live event at The Forum in Inglewood, California, his first house show with no cameras in over a decade. Lesnar – accompanied by his advocate Paul Heyman – wrestled the United States champion Alberto Del Rio. Lesnar won the match via...

NXT Takeover: Dallas sold out

NXT

The NXT Takeover: Dallas event has sold out after the last remaining tickets went on sale to the general public earlier today. During the pre-sale yesterday, the majority of the tickets were snapped in a matter of minutes and today the remaining ones were gone in 15 minutes according to a tweet by Triple H. NXT is definitely the most popular in...

WWE personnel in Afghanistan for Tribute to the Troops tour

Tribute to the Troops

Every year, a group of WWE personnel travel overseas to visit the troops in conjunction with the Tribute to the Troops show and this year is no different as WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon, Big Show, R-Truth, Alicia Fox and Eva Marie made the trip to meet the troops stationed in different bases overseas. Last year, McMahon, Show, Truth and Fox...

Dwayne Johnson and HBO sued over Ballers TV series

Ballers

Deadline.com is reporting that HBO, Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne Johnson are being sued for a copyright lawsuit over the series Ballers with two writers – Everette Silas and Sherri Littleton – claiming that producers lifted the concept from an idea they had titled Off Season. The lawsuit was filed in federal court on Thursday and they are...

WWE marathon on Sky Sports 2 in UK on December 24

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On December 24, Sky Sports 2 in the United Kingdom will be running a full WWE marathon starting at 6AM GMT that will run through 6AM on Christmas Day. Titles that will be screened include the Ultimate Warrior WWE Network special, documentaries on Batista, Macho Man, John Cena, The Attitude Era, and several Best Of titles from The Great American...

NXT sells out three cities from upcoming January tour

NXT

Apart from the pre-sale for the NXT Takeover: Dallas event, tickets for the NXT tour in January in five different cities went on sale earlier today and three of them are already sold out. The shows in Detroit, Chicago, and Milwaukee have all been sold out while there are still tickets left for Green Bay and Pittsburgh. It is the first time that...