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Next WWE Studios movie gets limited theatrical release

WWE Studios

The upcoming WWE Studios movie Vendetta will be released in some theaters as well as on demand on June 12. Most WWE Studios movies are straight-to-DVD and on demand but this one is getting a limited theatrical release. Dean Cain and the Big Show are the stars of this thriller, a movie directed by the Soska sisters Jen and Sylvia. The movie is...

Mayweather vs Big Show special on WWE Network tonight

Big Show

With perfect timing for the Mayweather vs Pacquiao boxing match tomorrow, the WWE Network will be airing a special on the Floyd Mayweather vs Big Show angle which led to a match between the two at WrestleMania 24. Titled “Floyd Mayweather vs The Big Show: The Money vs The Giant,” the one hour broadcast will recount how the story started and...

Pay-Per-View buys for Rumble, Fastlane, and Mania

WrestleMania 31

While the WWE Network is only $9.99 and available throughout most of the world, some people still prefer to see pay-per-views in a traditional way despite the steep price of $44.95. For the first quarter of 2015, WWE’s three pay-per-views still did a fair share of traditional PPV buys, especially Royal Rumble and WrestleMania. The Royal Rumble...

Stephanie McMahon on Jericho’s podcast on WWE Network tonight

Stephanie McMahon

Chris Jericho’s podcast LIVE! with Chris Jericho returns tonight for the second time in a month on the WWE Network and will feature Stephanie McMahon as his guest. Jericho took over Steve Austin with his podcast on the Network and started earlier this month with the United States champion John Cena as his first guest. Stephanie and Jericho had a...

WWE Network statistics for the first quarter of 2015

WWE Network

The WWE Network will once again be free in the month of May for new subscribers and it will also include the Payback pay-per-view, making it the second month in a row that WWE offered the Network for free for new subscribers and the third month in 2015 offer this deal. The Network had 1,327,000 subscribers by March 31, 2015, and interestingly...

WWE reports Q1 2015 financial results

WWE HQ

WWE today announced their Q1 2015 financial results, with a reported Net income of $9.8 million, compared to a Net loss of $8.0 million in the first quarter last year. “During the quarter, we generated record quarterly revenue and strong earnings growth, reflecting our strategy to realize greater value from our content across multiple...

Hulk Hogan in Australia for WWE press conference and announcement

Hulk Hogan

W-O reader Phil Storer sent in word that WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan will be in Melbourne, Australia, tomorrow for a WWE press conference and an announcement. Fellow Hall of Famer Jimmy Hart will be joining the Hulkster (of course) at the press conference which will be held at Fed Square starting at 11AM local time at the Deakin Edge indoor...

Raw rating for 04/27/2015

RAW

It seems not many cared about the fallout from the Extreme Rules pay-per-view as the show did over a quarter of a million less viewers from last week, getting a total average of 3,756,000 viewers for the three hour show. Hour one pulled 3,823,000 viewers, followed by 3,855,000 in the second hour, and then down to 3,590,000 in the third and final...

Bad News Barrett crowned the new King of the Ring

Wade Barrett

WWE crowned a new king last night, the first one since King Sheamus back in 2010 as Bad News Barrett captured the King of the Ring tournament yesterday live on the WWE Network. In the two semi finals, Neville first defeated Sheamus and then Barrett defeated R-Truth, setting up an all-England King of the Ring final. A missed Red Arrow and a...

Daniel Bryan removed from all shows until mid July

Daniel Bryan

Daniel Bryan has been removed from all upcoming televised and non-televised live event advertising for the month of May and June. The current Intercontinental champion has not wrestled since the Smackdown in London, England, as issues with his previous injuries that cut short his WWE World Heavyweight title reign last year have returned. Bryan...

Triple threat main event for Payback 2015 set

Seth Rollins

The main event for the Payback pay-per-view was set last night on Raw with the fans deciding on the match. Earlier in the broadcast, Kane gave the WWE fans the option to vote on three possible main events – Seth Rollins vs Randy Orton, Seth Rollins vs Roman Reigns, and Seth Rollins vs Randy Orton vs Roman Reigns in a triple threat match for...

King of The Ring finals tonight live on the WWE Network

King of the Ring

The 2015 King of the Ring tournament finals will be held tonight on the WWE Network live starting at 8PM EST at the site of the Smackdown tapings in Moline, Illinois. In the quarter finals, Wade Barrett, R-Truth, Sheamus, and Neville, advanced by defeating Dolph Ziggler, Stardust, Dean Ambrose, and Luke Harper respectively. The semi finals tonight...

Booker T apologizes for Owen Hart remark on Raw

Booker T

An Owen Hart reference on Monday Night Raw by Booker T sparked controversy leading to the former 5 time WCW champion to apologize on Twitter. The whole thing started when JBL said that Neville could very well become the first high flying King of the Ring. Realizing that Owen was a King of the Ring winner and a high flyer himself, JBL then...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 04/27/2015

RAW

Monday Night Raw TV Report for April 27th, 2015 – “Double The Payback” Introduction Segment: Video Promo and Welcoming A montage of previous King Of The Ring winners is aired, which is relevant because the tournament is returning, starting tonight! The regular Raw video plays, the pyro explodes in the arena, and Michael Cole welcomes us to...

First match announced for Payback 2015

John Cena

The first match for the Payback pay-per-view was made official at last night’s Extreme Rules with Cena defending the United States title once again against Rusev. This time around it will be an I Quit match, the second gimmick match in their feud following last night’s Russian chain match. This will be their fourth pay-per-view match in a row...