Category - WWE

Raw rating for 04/20/2015

RAW

Monday Night Raw somewhat rebounded in the ratings this week, getting a total of 4,038,000 viewers for the three hour show, up 370,000 viewers from last week’s taped show from London. Hour one did 4,105,000, followed by 4,136,000 in the second hour, and then it dipped to 3,873,000 in the third and final hour. (Ratings credit: PWInsider.com)

Foley’s WWE Network comedy special adds more guests

Mick Foley

Mick Foley’s Cheap Pops comedy show this Friday at Full Sail University will feature more guests other than the already announced JBL and Jim Ross. Other guests announced by Foley for the show include NXT’s Sasha Banks, Bayley, and Becky Lynch, former WWE Superstar Scotty 2 Hotty, and his daughter Noelle. The show will be taped by WWE and will...

Family in India blames WWE for teenage son’s death

WWE HQ

A family in Kolkata, India, is blaming WWE for the death of their son after the 14 year old was found dead with a rope tied around his neck. “He was watching the WWE and aping a karate move. He had climbed a chair and tied one end of the belt to the window. His mother had gone to the toilet at that time. When she came back, she saw him lying...

WWE 2K15 coming to PC with a Windows version

WWE 2K15

WWE 2K15 will be released for personal computers this Spring as 2K is prepping up a Windows version of the game, joining the Playstation and Xbox consoles. The PC version of WWE 2K15 will include most of what’s available in the consoles version, including MyCareer and 2K Showcase modes. In addition to the full game itself, PC gamers who pick up...

Intercontinental title match may not happen at Extreme Rules

Daniel Bryan

The Intercontinental title match at Extreme Rules featuring the champ Daniel Byran taking on Wade Barrett may not take place after all due to Daniel Byran’s ongoing health issues. During the rundown of matches on Raw last night, it was noted that the match will only take place “Daniel Bryan’s health permitting.” The announcers did not...

NXT to hold live event in Albany, New York, in May

NXT

After successful shows outside of Florida at the Arnold Classic and WrestleMania weekend, NXT is branching out again and this time Albany, New York, will get some NXT action in May. The historic Washington Avenue Armory will host NXT on Saturday, May 16 and the 1890-built arena will be configured to host in the range of 3,500 fans. This is not the...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 04/20/2015

RAW

Monday Night Raw TV Report for April 20th, 2015 – “Extreme Notifications” Introduction Segment: Video Promo, Welcoming, and Arena Promo Recap from last week’s events featuring Randy Orton and WWE World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins, and Kane are shown. We go straight to the arena this time, with the steel cage being lowered to the...

WWE begins taking applications for new season of Tough Enough

Tough Enough

WWE has started accepting applications for the new season of Tough Enough which will return on USA Network on June 23. Applicants are encouraged to submit their own video and then share it on YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter, using the #ToughEnough hashtag. In the video, WWE is looking for your passion for WWE and it’s important to shoot the video...

Shawn Michaels declines farewell match at WrestleMania 32

Shawn Michaels

During the latest Jim Ross podcast, WWE Hall of Famer Shawn Michaels revealed that WWE has tried to convince him to come out of retirement for next year’s WrestleMania in Dallas, Texas. The Heartbreak Kid said that the idea of a farewell match was brought up but Michaels said that he’s happily retired and he declined the offer. He retired...

Eddie Gilbert estate sues WWE over Network footage

WWE Network

TMZ is reporting that the father of Eddie Gilbert, Tommy, is suing WWE for using his son’s image and likeness on the WWE Network without paying any sort of royalties. The dad, who is in charge of Eddie Gilbert’s estate, is not suing to block the footage but to get compensated in return. According to docs … Eddie’s dad, Tommy...

JBL and Jim Ross to appear at Foley’s comedy show next week

Mick Foley

Mick Foley’s comedy show at Full Sail University will have additional help as WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross and color commentator John “Bradshaw” Layfield will be joining him for the stories. The show, titled Cheap Pops, will be held on April 24 and WWE cameras will be there to tape the special for the WWE Network. Jim Ross is also in...

Bella Twins 9-page spread on Muscle & Fitness Hers magazine

Bella Twins

The May/June edition of Muscle & Fitness Hers magazine feature a nine-page spread on the Bella Twins – the WWE Divas champion Nikki and her sister Brie. The two are also on the cover of the magazine. Apart from the pictorial and training tips, the spread also features an interview with the Bellas where they discuss how they landed in the...

First European tour of 2015 wraps up

WWE logo

WWE wrapped up the long and exhausting European tour today with the final two shows in Zurich, Switzerland, and Nuremberg, Germany. This year’s tour took WWE Superstars and Divas to 11 different countries for 21 different shows all in a total of 11 days. Television tapings were also held overseas, this time in London, England. It was a...

Miz and Paige off WWE television to film new WWE Studios movie

WWE Studios

The reason WWE Diva Paige was taken out this past Monday on Raw in London was because she will be taking a few weeks off to film the WWE Studios movie Santa’s Little Helper. Paige won the battle royal to become the number one contender for the Divas title but Naomi then turned heel and destroyed her in front of the British crowd. WWE.COM then...