Category - WWE

WWE iOS app gets auto-play feature for the Network

WWE Network

WWE released version 3.11 of their app for iOS yesterday that includes a much requested feature that was missing: auto-play. The 45.5MB update on the App Store will now let you binge-watch your favorite WWE Network shows without having to go to different episodes to watch the next one. All the videos in the In Ring, Originals, Collections, and...

Raw rating for 05/30/2016

Raw

The Memorial Day Cena-is-back edition of Monday Night Raw facing some of the hardest competition in a while on television did an average of 3,229,000 viewers, down 41,000 from the previous week. Hour one started with 3,282,000 viewers, followed by 3,324,000 in the second hour, and then 3,081,000 in the third and final hour. Just to compare, last...

Season 2 of WWE Swerved back next week with 9 new episodes

WWE Network

The second season of Swerved, the Punk’d-like series on the WWE Network featuring WWE Superstars, will be available this coming Monday right after Monday Night Raw. Season 2 features nine episodes in total and unlike the first season where a new episode was made available every week, all nine will be uploaded at once. Season two also contains...

“Suplex City” Easter Egg in Goldberg’s WWE 2K17 commercial

Goldberg

Goldberg has been very very busy on Twitter over the past 24 hours ever since WWE announced that he will be a major part of the WWE 2K17 video game to be released this Fall. Before the commercial aired, Goldberg wrote, “Wait for it…” and then tweeted “#IMNEXT!” after the commercial played. The former champ retweeted several comments from...

Open day at the WWE Performance Center on July 25

WWE Performance Center

Once again WWE is having an open day at the WWE Performance Center on July 25 with tickets going for $1,499 each. The expensive tour does have some very cool things attached to it but only a limited number of fans can enjoy it…and probably afford it. The day starts with a breakfast with NXT Superstars and then lunch with both meals included. The...

Goldberg “incredibly honored” to work with WWE and 2K

WWE2K17

Pre-ordering WWE 2K17 will not only get you the playable character of Goldberg but also two arenas – WCW Monday Nitro and Halloween Havoc – while Goldberg will be available in his WCW and WWE personas. “After 12 years away from the business, I’m incredibly honored to work with WWE and 2K while following in the footsteps of such...

#Hatch is the return of Goldberg…to WWE 2K17

Goldberg

The #Hatch social media campaign which started mid last week and unveiled last night ended up being a WWE 2K17 commercial with a surprise: Goldberg. The commercial involves a bunch of Sheriff deputies first driving and then walking through the woods at night with their flashlights on. They find the hatch and wire it up with explosives and after...

Monday Night Raw TV Report for 05/30/2016

Raw

Monday Night Raw TV Report for May 30th, 2016 Introduction Segment: In Memoriam Lillian Garcia asks the fans to stand and be silent for a 10-bell salute in honour of those who have lost their lives in war, to commemorate Memorial Day in the United States; WWE personnel are on stage as well. A video plays of late-great President Ronald Regan’s...

Final MITB ladder qualifying match on Raw

Raw

The final competitor for the Money In The Bank ladder match will be revealed tonight on Raw and whoever that might be will join Dean Ambrose, Cesaro, Sami Zayn, Kevin Owens, Chris Jericho, and Alberto Del Rio. It’s still not revealed who will be in this MITB qualifying match but two matches which have been revealed for tonight’s broadcast...

John Cena returns on Raw tonight

John Cena

Just in case you have been living under a rock, John Cena will be making his long-awaited return on Raw tonight, his first Raw appearance since the end of December. The former champion underwent shoulder surgery in early January and have been out of action ever since. Apart from an appearance at the Hall of Fame and a cameo at WrestleMania where...

#Hatch. What?

WWE logo

For the past few days, the WWE Twitter account has been posting cryptic tweets with images and the hashtag #hatch. Today’s tweet shows a picture of someone trying to “break in,” or better yet as WWE puts it, “extracting” from this hatch with the date 5/30/16. In the picture you can see a red notice which reads “Restricted Area...

John Cena t-shirt design revised, WWE Shop with $10 shirt sales

John Cena

While John Cena’s t-shirt that looked like a rip-off of Pabst Blue Ribbon’s logo won’t be going on sale anymore, it was quickly replaced by another design. The red, white and blue color scheme remains however the font and general design of the t-shirt no longer resembles the previous version. The merchandise with new design is expected to be...

Smackdown rating for 05/26/2016

Smackdown

Smackdown this week drew 2,112,000 viewers, down 183,000 viewers from last week’s show. It’s the second least watched episode since Smackdown moved to USA Network. The NBA playoffs were the big winners with 10 million viewers. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Mohegan Sun Arena website hints at part of new Smackdown roster

AJ Styles

The Smackdown after SummerSlam will take place at the Mohegan Sun Arena on August 23 and its website is promoting the “new era” of Smackdown, giving a hint of who will be on the brand. While the draft is still not done, WWE surely has pretty much decided who will be on what brand and those advertised appearing on this particular Smackdown are...

Several WWE Superstars cast for The Marine 5: Battleground movie

The Miz

WWE Studios and Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions have teamed up to produce The Marine 5: Battleground. The fifth installment of The Marine franchise will feature several WWE Superstars with The Miz reprising his title role and joining him will be his wife Maryse, Heath Slater, Bo Dallas, Curtis Axel, and Naomi. James Dunn will be directing the...

Smackdown! TV report for 05/26/2016

Smackdown

Thursday Night Smackdown! TV Report for May 26th, 2016 Introduction Segment: Video Promo and Welcoming Raw’s Money In The Bank Qualifying bouts are reviewed, and then the regular Smackdown! video plays. The pyro explodes in the arena of Norfolk, Virginia! Segment #2: Arena Promo Michael Cole is in the ring and puts over the concept of the Money...

WWE execs giving depositions in concussion lawsuit

Vince McMahon

WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon will be giving a deposition today in the lawsuit against WWE brought forward by former wrestlers Vito Lo Grasso and Evan Singleton. Vince is not the only one who has to be interviewed as Triple H, Stephanie McMahon, Dr. Chris Amann and Dr. Joseph Maroon are also on the list along with former WWE wrestler Chris...