Author - Colin Vassallo

Raw rating for 11/10/2014

RAW

The taped Monday Night Raw from Liverpool drew a total of 3,931,000 viewers, down slightly from last week’s 4,040,000 number. Hour one had 4,018,000 viewers, followed by 3,943,000 in the second, and then 3,831,000 in the third and final hour. (Ratings credit: PWInsider.com)

WWE releases statement on Alberto Del Rio

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After the man formerly known as Alberto Del Rio posted a statement on his Twitter regarding his future and recent departure from WWE, WWE posted a statement of their own regarding the situation. “Following his departure from WWE, former WWE Superstar Alberto Del Rio and WWE have reached a mutual understanding with regard to his future booking...

Dwayne Johnson teams with Kevin Hart for new movie

Dwayne Johnson

Variety.com has an exclusive story online about Dwayne Johnson teaming up with Kevin Hart to star in a new buddy action comedy movie titled Central Intelligence. The synopsis of the movie according to Variety is, “The story begins with a class reunion approaching, as a former high school sports star turned accountant (Hart) is contacted by a...

Team Cena and Team Authority take shape on Raw

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Members of Team Cena and Team Authority for the traditional 5 on 5 Survivor Series match were revealed yesterday on Monday Night Raw from Liverpool. Team Cena so far consists of captain John Cena, Intercontinental champion Dolph Ziggler, Sheamus, and Big Show, with one more member left to be added. Team Authority has Seth Rollins as team captain...

Chris Jericho returns to WWE during European tour

Chris Jericho

Chris Jericho returned to his WWE duties yesterday and participated in the non-televised live event against Bray Wyatt in Bournemouth, England. Jericho will be appearing at the Smackdown television tapings tonight in Liverpool with his Highlight Reel segment which will have The Authority as guests. The former Undisputed WWE champion was last seen...

CM Punk gets new gig: writer at Marvel Comics

CM Punk

Marvel today announced that CM Punk has joined its team of Marvel Comics writer and will debut with February’s Thor Annual #1. Interviewed for the Marvel.com website, Punk said that it’s a process that started back at the 2011 San Diego Comic Con when he met Marvel Comics Editor-In-Chief Axel Alonso. Punk admits that he’s never written a...

Ryback takes on Cena tonight on Raw

Ryback

Raw will not be live tonight but will be airing on tape delay as the show is being filmed in Liverpool, England, as part of the European tour. With Raw two weeks away from the Survivor Series, Team Cena will likely start adding members for the traditional 5 on 5 Survivor Series match vs Team Authority. Speaking of Cena, after being absent from the...

A feline to guest star on Raw on November 17!

RAW

WWE today announced that Grumpy Cat will guest star on Monday Night Raw on November 17. “Grumpy Cat has become a pop-culture phenomenon and currently boasts 7 million Facebook fans, 500,000 Instagram followers and her YouTube page has received 29 million video views,” the press release read. “With countless media appearances including The...

WWE and Alberto Del Rio reach settlement after release

Alberto Del Rio

Former WWE champion Alberto Del Rio posted a message on his Twitter saying he has reached an agreement with WWE for future bookings. “Following my departure from wwe an understanding was reach with regards to my future booking opportunities, we wish eachother well in our respective future endeavors,” Del Rio wrote. Del Rio, who now goes by the...

Nikki and Brie Bella present award at the 2014 MTV EMA’s

Bella Twins

Setting aside their on-screen feud for the night, Nikki and Brie Bella attended the 2014 MTV EMA’s last night at The Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland. The duo, along with actor David Hasselhoff, presented the award for Best Female to singer Ariana Grande. You can see some photos of the Bellas looking absolutely fabulous below. #458717350 /...

Canadian fans to get Smackdown on Wednesday nights next year

Smackdown

Canadian-based website SLAM! Wrestling is reporting that once Smackdown moves to Thursday nights in the United States in January 2015, Canada will get the show a day earlier than anyone else in the world. Jennifer Cram, Communications Officer Sportsnet & NHL Properties at Rogers, which has all the rights for WWE television shows in the...

Zack Ryder tears his rotator cuff, might need surgery

Zack Ryder

WWE Superstar Zack Ryder noted on Twitter today that he was not going on the European tour with the rest of his fellow wrestlers and immediately several websites started reporting that he was about to get fired. “I’ll let you know why in a few days when I have definite news,” Ryder said, adding fuel to the fire. However a couple of hours...

WGN America to air Wrestling With Death family docuseries

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WGN America is jumping back in the wrestling programming three years after they stopped airing WWE Superstars. This time around the channel will air a unique family docuseries titled Wrestling with Death, introducing the Lathams of Osceola, Arkansas, morticians by day who run the Wilson Funeral Home and professional wrestlers by night who run The...

WrestleMania 31 on-sale party next week at Levi’s Stadium

WrestleMania 31

WWE has announced a WrestleMania 31 party for Friday, November 14, at the Intel Plaza inside Levi’s Stadium for the WrestleMania 31 on-sale tickets launch. The party will be held from 6PM till 9PM with a DJ playing music throughout the night and several WrestleMania 31 merchandise on sale. WWE Hall of Famers Hulk Hogan, Jimmy Hart, and Booker T...

NXT moving to Wednesday nights following Smackdown’s move

NXT

WWE’s Chief Revenue and Marketing Officer, Michelle Wilson, told Variety that with Smackdown’s move to Thursdays come January 2015, WWE is shifting NXT to a different day so it does not conflict with the show. NXT, which airs on Thursdays, will be moving to Wednesday nights on the WWE Network, retaining the 8PM time slot. Future NXT specials...

Matt Striker joins UnPlugged to talk Lucha Underground

Matt Striker

Former WWE announcer Matt Striker who is now the play-by-play commentator for Lucha Underground with Vampiro joined Jeff Jackson and Tony Mirabella live on SNS UnPlugged this past Tuesday. Striker joined the boys at the beginning of the show to talk about Lucha Underground and about “some of the best wrestlers in the world” who he is enjoying...