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Smackdown TV report for 06/30/2016

Smackdown

Thursday Night Smackdown! TV Report for June 30th, 2016 Introduction Segment: Welcoming and Video Promos Mauro Ranallo begins right away with the announcement that there is a Fatal-4-Way to determine a top contender to Rusev’s United States championship. The participants – Cesaro, Apollo Crews, Sheamus, and Alberto Del Rio – all state their...

Smackdown rating for 06/30/2016

Smackdown

This week’s Smackdown drew 2,080,000 viewers, down 65,000 viewers from last week’s show. It was the third worst number the show has done on USA Network since moving in January. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Hideo Itami returns to action at non-televised NXT live event

Hideo Itami

Hideo Itami, the NXT Superstar formerly known as KENTA, made his long-awaited return at a non-televised NXT live event in Winter Haven, Florida yesterday. Itami teamed up with the TM61 tag team to take on Wesley Blake, Tino Sabbatelli, and Samoa Joe, and the babyface trio got the win with Itami getting the pinfall. Itami has been out of action...

Watching live WWE for cord-cutters just became easier

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Are you one of those cord-cutters? If you are and you are a wrestling fan living in the United States, now you can watch live Raw and Smackdown on USA Network via Sling TV. Sling announced that NBCUniversal channels NBC, NBC Sports Network, USA Network, Syfy, and Bravo have been added to the Sling Blue package which sells for $25 for 43 channels...

WWE hires Charly Arnolt as new host/announcer

Charly Arnolt

WWE has hired a new host/announcer, Charly Arnolt, who had her official start day with the company on Monday. Arnolt worked for FOX59 Sports prior to joining WWE as an anchor/reporter. “As of a couple days ago, I am now living in Orlando because I have accepted a hosting job with the WWE! This is a huge step in my career and I am beyond excited...

$10 deals on WWE Shop including t-shirts and action figures

WWEShop

WWE Shop is running a $10 deal with several WWE merchandise including posters, action figures, t-shirts and many more all on sale for just ten bucks. T-shirts from NXT, Shane McMahon, WrestleMania 32, Daniel Bryan, Triple H, The New Day, Paul Heyman, and others are all part of the deal. Beer mugs, pendants, hats, and gloves featuring other WWE...

BBC takes a behind-the-scenes look at WWE in 30 minute documentary

Sami Zayn

The BBC has put online a 30 minute documentary about the WWE hosted by BBC Radio 1 host and wrestling fan Greg James, a documentary which was filmed between WrestleMania 32 and the Download Festival in the UK which featured NXT. James first interviewed WWE Women’s champion Charlotte, meeting her at a gym in Albany, New York where he trained with...

Raw rating for 06/27/2016

Raw

With barely against any competition on television, Monday Night Raw tanked in the ratings, doing only 3,093,000 viewers for yesterday’s broadcast. That is down 373,000 viewers from last week’s post-MITB show. Hour one started with 3,096,000 viewers, then followed by an increase to 3,173,000 viewers in the second hour, before closing the show...

Japan WWE shows get minor card changes due to Reigns absence

Shinsuke Nakamura

The WWE Japan website has updated the line-up of the matches for the two nights they have at the Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo. Due to the absence of Roman Reigns, some matches had to be adjusted but it looks like the WWE fans in Japan will get some great matches in return. On the first night, the main event will be Dean Ambrose vs Kevin Owens vs...

Total Bellas premieres on E! on October 5

Bella Twins

Total Bellas, the spin-off show of Total Divas, will premiere on E! on Wednesday, October 5 at 8PM EST. The show will feature six, one hour episodes which will give viewers an exclusive, intimate look into the VIP lives of the Bellas and their men, John Cena and Daniel Bryan, as well as their family. This docu-series will follow the odd-couple...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 06/27/2016

Raw

Monday Night Raw TV Report for June 27th 2016 Introduction Segment: Arena Promo We go live right away to Tampa, Florida, and Seth Rollins starts off. Michael Cole, John “Bradshaw” Layfield, and Byron Saxton welcome us, talking about the Triple-Threat Match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship at Battleground featuring Seth Rollins, Roman...

WWE and Special Olympics announce international partnership

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WWE and Special Olympics today announced an international partnership that will see WWE support Special Olympics’ Play Unified campaign, which fosters friendships, understanding, and inclusive communities among people with and without intellectual disabilities by uniting them through the power and joy of sports. WWE Superstars will participate...

NXT regulars perform at WWE non-televised live event in Orlando

Samoa Joe

6 NXT regulars participated in the non-televised live WWE event in Orlando yesterday at the Amway Center, a smart idea considering Orlando is the home of NXT. NXT champion Samoa Joe teamed up with Austin Aries to take on the tag team of Finn Balor and Shinsuke Nakamura. The popular duo of Balor and Nakamura got the victory in this all-NXT match...