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Monday Night Raw TV report for 03/28/2016

Raw

Monday Night Raw TV Report for March 28th, 2016 Introduction Segment: Arena Promo Michael Cole greets us and the famous gong sounds out. The Undertaker methodically approaches the ring and the lights remain a dark blue as he begins. “This WrestleMania will NOT be my last!” he fiercely declares. ‘Taker reminds Vince that Shane’s “blood...

NXT visiting Midwest and Northwest for six shows in May

NXT

The next NXT road trip live events will occur in May with six shows in the Midwest and Northwest. The six cities NXT is visiting are Salina, Kansas on May 5, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on May 6, Tulsa, Oklahoma on May 7, Seattle, Washington, on May 12, Spokane, Washington on May 13, and Portland, Oregon on May 14. This will be the first time that NXT...

Raw in Brooklyn tonight to give one final push to WrestleMania

Raw

The final Raw before WrestleMania takes place tonight at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, as WWE goes into overdrive to sell WrestleMania through the WWE Network. Scheduled for Raw tonight are all the big guns, including Brock Lesnar, The Undertaker, Triple H, Shane McMahon, and Vince McMahon. The match between Chris Jericho and AJ...

Snoop Dogg to join the celebrity wing of the WWE Hall of Fame

WWE Hall of Fame

The latest e-mail blast from the WWE Network to subscribers revealed that the celebrity inductee into the WWE Hall of Fame will be Snoop Dogg. His image is among the other Hall of Fame inductees – Stan Hansen, Jacqueline, Sting, The Godfather, The Big Boss Man, and the Fabulous Freebirds. Snoop Dogg is a big WWE fan and even performed at...

ESPN exec explains the reasoning behind network covering WWE

Jonathan Coachman

In an article on Sports Illustrated, ESPN’s Senior Coordinating Producer of New & Next Group Glenn Jacobs explained why the sports network is now covering WWE every week and sending a team to Dallas for WrestleMania. Jacobs revealed that his staff researched what ESPN viewers were looking at on social media and found that a lot of them...

Triple H on the cover of April 2016 Muscle and Fitness magazine

Triple H

Triple H is gracing the cover of the April 2016 Muscle & Fitness magazine with a photo holding the WWE World Heavyweight title on his shoulder and the headline “WWE Executive & Heavyweight Champ Triple H – Strong at 46.” This is the third time that Triple H is on the cover having previously appeared on the June 2014 cover and on...

Second recipient of the Warrior Award will be Joan Lunden

Ultimate Warrior

WWE today announced that the second recipient of the Warrior Award is Joan Lunden and the award will be given to her during the Hall of Fame ceremony this Saturday. Lunden is an award-winning journalist, best-selling author and breast cancer survivor. She is the TODAY show special correspondent. In June 2014, Lunden was diagnosed with...

Former Tough Enough competitor ZZ makes NXT debut

ZZ

Tough Enough favorite ZZ made his NXT debut last night at a non-televised NXT live event in Orlando, Florida. ZZ wrestled against Chris Girard, who is formerly known as Biff Busick, and won the match. Girard took a shot at ZZ on Twitter writing, “ZZ is hands down the very worst competitor I’ve ever been in a ring with. Yes, even worse than...

Stephanie McMahon on CBS Sunday Morning tomorrow at 9AM EST

Stephanie McMahon

Tomorrow morning at 9AM EST, WWE Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon will be appearing on CBS Sunday Morning to promote WrestleMania 32. Joining McMahon will be Charlotte J Anderson, the Dallas Cowboys Executive Vice President & Chief Brand Officer. Taped interviews with WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon and Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones...

New Las Vegas T-Mobile Arena to host Money In The Bank 2016

MITB

The brand new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, will play host to the Money In The Bank pay-per-view on June 19. The arena, located behind the New York New York Hotel and next to the Monte Carlo Hotel, will be opening in 10 days and the new state of the art building is expected to take many of the business that the Thomas & Mack Center...

Smackdown rating for 03/24/2016

Smackdown

Smackdown rebounded in terms of viewership this week as yesterday’s show pulled in 2,501,000 viewers, up 241,000 viewers from the previous week. It was the best rated episode since the February 4 show. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

John Laurinaitis marries Bella Twins’ mother Kathy Colace

John Laurinaitis

John Laurinaitis, the former Raw General Manager and now a producer for WWE, got married to Kathy Colace yesterday. Colace is the mother of Nikki and Brie Bella. The two got hitched on a yacht in Ft Lauderdale, Florida, during a ceremony which was attended by several family and friends including John Cena. Daniel Bryan didn’t appear in any of...

Brie Bella retiring following Raw after WrestleMania

Brie Bella

Ryan Satin of ProWrestlingSheet.com is reporting that Brie Bella will be retiring following the Raw after WrestleMania. While the retirement of Brie shouldn’t come as a surprise as she said she’ll hang up her boots after the Summer, her quick exit was not part of the plans. Satin reports that Daniel Bryan was removed from all upcoming...

Smackdown TV report for 03/24/2016

Smackdown

Thursday Night Smackdown! TV Report for March 24th, 2016 Introduction Segment: Video Promo and Welcoming The regular Smackdown! opener starts, the pyro goes off in the arena, and we are welcomed by Mauro Ranallo to Boston, Massachusetts. Match #1: Single – Divas Champion Charlotte (with Ric Flair) VS. Sasha Banks (Non-Title) (Note: Becky Lynch...