Author - Colin Vassallo

WWE stocks go up…and then down in after hours trading

WWE HQ

WWE stocks had another good day, ending the trading day up 3.14% over yesterday’s closing but then quickly lost 2.20% in after hours trading. Stocks were on the up almost from when trading started earlier in the day but after 4PM they nosedived again. Currently they are at $12.20 each, losing 27 cents of the 38 cents they gained during the...

Hulk Hogan says door not closed on one more match

Hulk Hogan

In an interview with BANG Showbiz carried by ContactMusic.com, WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan has once again stated that he is training for one last match as an advice from a wise man, Vince McMahon, told him “Never say never.” Hogan said that WWE is where he started and that’s where he’s going to end the legacy and put the period on the end...

TNA makes Impact available online for Canadian viewers

Impact Wrestling

With no television deal in Canada for TNA Wrestling, the company went the only other possible way to deliver Impact Wrestling every week to fans north of the border: online. TNA is now uploading the full episodes of Impact Wrestling every Saturday at 10AM EST on YouTube for Canadian viewers. The shows are not accessible to those who are outside...

WWE Network is free again in February for new subscribers

WWE Network

With the tremendous success of the November #FreeFreeFree WWE Network promotion, WWE is once again giving out a whole month of Network for free for new subscribers. Those who never subscribed to the Network before can get the whole month of February, including the Fast Lane pay-per-view, for free if they sign up from February 1. You have to cancel...

Smackdown tomorrow live in Canada and the UK as well

Smackdown

Tomorrow’s Smackdown episode from Hartford will not only be live in the United States on SyFy but will also air live in Canada and the United Kingdom. SportsNet 360 in Canada will start the broadcast at 8PM EST while Sky Sports 4 in the UK will air Smackdown live at 1AM local time on Thursday night/Friday morning. The show will be headlined by...

Raw rating for 01/26/2015

RAW

Curiosity from the Royal Rumble and to see how a Raw from WWE Headquarters would look like gave WWE its best rating since July 21, 2014. The show did an average of 4,420,000 viewers, up from last week’s 4,100,000. Hour one did 4,468,000, followed by 4,657,000 viewers in the second hour, and then 4,135,000 in the third and final hour. (Ratings...

TNA to return to Universal Studios for series of TV tapings

TNA

TNA announced yesterday that the company is returning to Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida, for five days worth of tapings in February, and then back in March and April for seven more days for Impact. TNA will tape a total of nine events over five days at Backlot Stage 20 inside the popular theme park between Thursday February 12 and Monday...

Total Divas season 3 episode 14 rating

Total Divas

Episode 14 of season 3 of Total Divas, titled Insecurity Breach did 1,207,000 viewers going head to head with the Royal Rumble. That is down slightly from last week’s 1,253,000 viewers and its third week in decline. Last week’s episode concentrated on a lesbian kiss between Paige and Rosa Mendes, the insecurities of Eva Marie, and Brie’s...

WWE stocks close the day almost 20% higher

WWE HQ

WWE stocks spiked almost 20% after WWE issued the press release announcing the 1 million subscribers for the WWE Network with Wall Street reacting immediatley to the news. Stocks closed the day at 12.50, a 19.27% increase over yesterday’s closing. In after hours trading however it went down 1.12% at time of this writing for $12.36 a piece.

Variety covers WWE Network number, Wall Street reacts

WWE Network

Variety has covered the news that WWE Network has surpassed the 1 million subscribers mark, instantly making it their most popular news story of the day on their website. Wall Street immediately reacted to the news with stock shooting up over 15% at time of this writing. WWE had set a deadline of 1 million subscribers by the end of 2014 and...

WWE Network surpasses the 1 million subscribers mark

WWE Network

WWE today announced that the WWE Network has surpassed 1 million subscribers just 11 months after launch, making it the fastest-growing digital subscription service. These results represent a 37 percent increase (24 percent domestically) in subscribers since last reported at the end of third quarter 2014, driven primarily by a successful free...

Daniel Bryan thanks fans for their support during the Rumble

Daniel Bryan

Former WWE champion Daniel Bryan thanked his fans on Twitter yesterday, a day after a crazy Royal Rumble where fans booed everything and everyone after Bryan was eliminated from the match. “Thanks to all of you for your support, not just last night but for years. You guys are the best, and I am truly the luckiest man alive,” Bryan wrote. Last...

Casket match set for live Smackdown this week

Smackdown

The first match for this week’s live edition of WWE Smackdown was announced with Daniel Bryan taking on Kane once again for the third time in a row, only this time it will be a casket match. Smackdown will emanate from Hartford, Connecticut, the site of what was supposed to be Raw last night. With pretty much most of the Northeast closed due to...

Cena to take on Rusev at Fast Lane PPV with Sting set to appear

Rusev

Using the new Twitter @WWEsAuthority, WWE announced two items for the inaugural Fast Lane pay-per-view which is set to take place on February 22. The first one is that Triple H has challenged former WCW and TNA champion Sting to meet face to face at the pay-per-view while the second was a match announcement, John Cena vs Rusev. Cena and Rusev...

El Rey to air two episodes of Lucha Underground tonight

Lucha Underground

Lucha Underground just sent a press release announcing that El Rey will be airing two back-to-back episodes of the series tonight. “A Unique Opportunity” – Tonight at 8:30 pm ET Dario Cueto sets two 10-way matches, the Boyle Heights Battle Royal. In this can’t-miss event, he promises the victor a prize that is more valuable than...

Hartford’s Mayor office says Raw taping tonight is canceled

RAW

The Communications Director for the Hartford Mayor has announced on Twitter that the Monday Night Raw at the XL Center scheduled for tonight in Hartford, Connecticut, has been officially canceled. “Tonight’s WWE event at XL center in #Hartford is CANCELLED. New date TBD,” the tweet by Maribel La Luz read. Deputy Chief Brian J. Foley Chief of...