Category - WWE

Smackdown rating for 11/08/2016

This week’s Smackdown took quite the expected hit, with only 1,921,000 viewers tuning in, down 266,000 viewers from last week. The day was dominated by election broadcasts with CNN, FOX News, and MSNBC leading the ratings chart. In fact, Smackdown, usually in the top 3 list when it comes to the 18-49 demographic, was #29 on the chart. (Ratings...

No politics for Rhyno as tag team champ fails in Michigan election

It looks like WWE Smackdown Tag Team title holder Rhyno will not be splitting his time between WWE and politics as he was not successful in getting elected in Michigan’s House Representative for the 15th House District. Rhyno won the Republican primary in August to put his name on the ballot sheet but yesterday he only managed to secure 35.6% of...

Total Bellas episode preview for tonight: Wedding Mania

The final episode of season one of Total Bellas airs tonight on E! with an episode titled Wedding Mania. The synopsis reads, “In the season finale, emotions run high in the days leading up to Kathy and Johnny’s wedding, along with Brie’s retirement WrestleMania match fast approaching.” The show has averaged around 635,000 viewers...

Cruiserweight title and division on the line at Survivor Series

The Cruiserweight title will be on the line at the Survivor Series, but that’s not all. Brian Kendrick will be defending the title against Smackdown’s Kalisto and if Kalisto wins, not only will he become the new Cruiserweight champion, but the whole division will move to Smackdown. With the new 205 Live show being taped on Tuesdays after...

Tom Phillips joins Smackdown’s commentary team again

A two-man commentary team is perfect. A three-man commentary team is a bit crowded. But four? Well, that’s what Smackdown is doing. NXT announcer Tom Phillips has joined the Smackdown commentary booth and is now the fourth man along with lead commentator Mauro Ranallo, David Otunga and John “Bradshaw” Layfield. Phillips has been working for...

Edge to appear on the 900th episode of Smackdown

Smackdown will be airing its 900th episode on November 15 and to celebrate this milestone, the Undertaker has already been announced to make his first appearance since WrestleMania 32. Announced yesterday as well is the return of the Rated-R Superstar, Edge, who was a major part of the Smackdown brand throughout the years. The former WWE champion...

Raw rating from 11/07/2016

The tape-delayed Monday Night Raw from Glasgow, Scotland did a total of 2,767,000 viewers, up 167,000 viewers from last week’s episode. Hour one started strong with 3,066,000 viewers but then everything went downhill from there. Hour two dropped to 2,731,000 viewers and hour three went even further down to 2,505,000 viewers. From hour one to...

Shane McMahon joins Team Smackdown for the Survivor Series

Smackdown Commissioner Shane McMahon has replaced Baron Corbin in the traditional 5-on-5 Survivor Series match after Corbin was taken out during Smackdown. Corbin had a match with Kalisto which never started as Corbin attacked Kalisto during the entrance. However Corbin then slipped and wanted medical attention. Kalisto, being the nice guy that he...

Smackdown! Live TV report for 11/08/2016

Introduction Segment: Video Promo and Welcoming The regular Smackdown! Live opener plays and the pyro explodes in the arena of Glasgow, Scotland! Mauro Ranallo greets us, and announces that the Women’s Championship Match between Alexa Bliss and Champion Becky Lynch will be our main-event! Segment #2: Arena Promo WWE World Champion A.J. Styles is...

Team Raw for the Survivor Series is complete

The three teams that will represent Raw at the Survivor Series were completed yesterday during the show from Glasgow, Scotland. Seth Rollins was the final man announced for the male 5-on-5 match and he joins WWE Universal champion Kevin Owens, WWE United States champion Roman Reigns, Chris Jericho, and Braun Strowman. Former WWE Raw Women’s...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 11/07/2016

Introduction Segment: Video Promos and Welcoming A recap of last week’s Raw with Universal Champion Kevin Owens, Chris Jericho, United States Champion Roman Reigns, and Seth Rollins is shown; the regular Raw video plays, and the pyro explodes in the arena of Glasgow, Scotland! Segment #2: Arena Promo Commissioner Stephanie McMahon starts off by...

Raw and Smackdown on tape delay this week from Scotland

Both Raw and Smackdown will be on a few hours tape delay tonight and tomorrow as the shows will be taped from Glasgow, Scotland. This will be the first time that the shows will be held from The SSE Hydro in Scotland. The 13,000-seater arena is a frequent stop for WWE during the European tours but usually WWE opts to have television taped from...

Chris Jericho and Sin Cara in a fight on a bus to Glasgow

Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer is reporting that Chris Jericho and Sin Cara got into a fight while traveling from Leeds to Glasgow yesterday night. Meltzer says that Sin Cara was making some kind of annoying noises on the bus and was told repeatedly by many to stop. He did not take the advice of anyone and then Jericho stepped up and...

Is the Hulkster coming back? Daughter Brooke says yes!

A TMZ.COM paparazzo caught up with Brooke Hogan and asked if her dad would be returning to wrestling anytime soon. “I’ll just say that…I know people have been calling him,” Brooke said. “For WrestleMania,” she then added when TMZ’s guy tried to get more information about her statement. Hulk Hogan was fired from WWE in June 2015 after...

WrestleMania makes it in Forbes Fab 40 Events top five

WWE’s WrestleMania made it in Forbes Fab 40 Events list, a list which was unsurprisingly topped by the NFL Super Bowl. WrestleMania was placed in fifth with a brand value of $180 million, with WrestleMania 32 registering a 5.9% increase from the WrestleMania 31 event in Santa Clara. The Super Bowl had a brand value of $630 million, and rounding...

WWE announces dates for May 2017 UK and Ireland tour

WWE announced the dates for their return to the United Kingdom and Ireland in May 2017 which will be a nine-day tour with a total of eight live events. Tickets for all the UK shows will go on sale on November 25 at 10AM GMT. WWE usually holds their European tour in April a week after WrestleMania but it seems that the company will be shaking...

Total Bellas episode 5: Bella Family Secrets recap

It looks like the number of people staying at John Cena’s house just keeps going down as the weeks progress on Total Bellas. Last week, Daniel Bryan chose to leave the house because of his mental health. This week, Brie decided that she couldn’t leave her husband in on his own. I agree that when your husband is suffering a severe...