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WWE wins two 2016 CableFAX Digital Awards

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WWE won two 2016 CableFAX Digital Awards for Best Social Good Campaign and Best Digital Marketing Campaign. The Best Social Good Campaign award was for the Connor’s Cure awareness campaign, while the Best Digital Marketing Campaign was for WrestleMania 31. WWE beat the Food Network & Cooking Channel’s #BakeitForward initiative and...

Roadblock WWE Network event report

Roadblock

The last big show before WrestleMania is Roadblock, taking place from the Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto, Canada. Two dark matches took place before the WWE Network broadcast. Mark Henry defeated local jobber Randy Sharp and then Goldust defeated Viktor of The Ascension. Connor and Viktor then attacked Goldust only for R-Truth to make the save. Michael...

DirecTV not airing WrestleMania 32 on traditional pay-per-view

WrestleMania 32

Despite WrestleMania 32 potentially being the biggest WWE pay-per-view in the history of the company both in terms of attendance and revenue, one of the biggest pay-per-view providers, DirecTV, is passing on the opportunity to carry the show on the traditional PPV format. DirecTV also failed to carry WrestleMania 31 last year and their last WWE...

Roadblock live exclusively on the WWE Network tonight

Roadblock

Live from the Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto, Canada, WWE presents Roadblock exclusively on the WWE Network. The full card is as follows: Triple H vs Dean Ambrose for the WWE World Heavyweight title; The New Day vs The League of Nations for the WWE Tag Team titles; The Revival vs Enzo Amore and Colin Cassidy for the NXT Tag Team titles; Brock Lesnar vs...

Smackdown rating for 03/10/2016

Smackdown

This week’s Smackdown drew a total of 2,186,000 viewer, down 305,000 viewers from last week’s show. This week’s number represents the least viewed Smackdown since moving to USA Network in early January. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Smackdown! TV report for 03/10/2016

Smackdown

Thursday Night Smackdown! TV Report for March 10th, 2016 – “A Few More ‘Roadblocks’” Introduction Segment: Video and Welcoming The regular Smackdown! video plays and we are greeted from Milwaukee, Wisconsin by Mauro Ranallo and Byron Saxton. They go over the main-event, which will be an Eight-Man Tag Team featuring between Dean Ambrose...

WWE Live In London special event announced for September

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A WWE special event will be held in London, England, this coming September 7 at the O2 Arena. The news was published today by the WWE UK Twitter account and an accompanying graphic showed the WWE logo and the apparent name being used, Live In London, with The New Day, AJ Styles, Charlotte, Sasha Banks, and Roman Reigns on it. Tickets for this...

Titus O’Neil addresses his suspension and says he won’t quit

Titus O'Neil

The suspended Titus O’Neil talked with RapZilla.com and addressed the 60 day suspension he received the day after Daniel Bryan’s retirement, a suspension which drew big chaos online. “I made a mistake at an inopportune time. Regardless if it was too harsh or overreacting or whatever people have deemed it, it all stems from my mistake...

Stephanie McMahon honored by Multichannel News

Stephanie McMahon

WWE’s Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon was honored by Multichannel News as one of cable and telecommunications’ Wonder Women. The Wonder Woman Award honors female executives at the forefront of cable television and communications. Her mother Linda was the recipient of this award in 2007 making them the first mother and daughter to...

WWE sells 84,000 tickets for WrestleMania 32 so far

WrestleMania 32

Dave Meltzer reported in the newest Wrestling Observer Newsletter that WWE has sold around 84,000 tickets for WrestleMania 32 which legit breaks the the all-time attendance record for a WWE event. The often-hyped 93,173 attendance at WrestleMania III was an inflated number from the around 78,000 tickets that the company sold. The real record was...

Mick Foley to be next guest on the Stone Cold Podcast

Mick Foley

Stone Cold Steve Austin’s next guest on his Stone Cold Podcast on the WWE Network will be WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley and the episode will air on Thursday, March 31, immediately following Smackdown. WWE.COM is promoting the interview as a live broadcast although it’s not known if the two will actually be taping it live. In the past...

Total Divas season 5 episode 8 rating

Total Divas

Total Divas continued to disappoint in the ratings with the show losing half its viewership since it started. Last night’s show, episode 8 titled Peace of Cake, pulled in 580,000 viewers, down 11,000 from last week and is now the lowest rated episode of the whole Total Divas series. It’s the seventh straight week that the show lost viewers...

Scopely to publish new WWE mobile game titled WWE Champions

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WWE and Scopely announced a new, free mobile game titled WWE Champions which is currently in limited market tests for a global release later this year. WWE Champions will be the first release from Scopely’s multi-title partnership with award-winning developer Kung Fu Factory. “Scopely is powering the next generation of interactive...

WWE Tag Team titles to be defended at Roadblock this Saturday

Roadblock

The Roadblock WWE Network event for this Saturday got an additional match with the WWE Tag Team titles put on the line as The New Day defends against League of Nations members Sheamus and Wade Barrett. This is the fourth match on the card with Triple H vs Dean Ambrose for the WWE World Heavyweight title, Brock Lesnar vs Bray Wyatt, and The Revival...

Vince McMahon talks about Shane, Steph, Triple H, and John Cena

Vince McMahon

The Orlando Sentinel newspaper has a comprehensive Q&A story with WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon which was done yesterday after the press conference to announce WrestleMania 33 at the Citrus Bowl. Interesting topics from the Q&A were John Cena, Triple H, Stephanie and Shane. Vince described Cena as the Babe Ruth and a real warrior of...

Raw rating for 03/07/2016

Raw

Monday Night Raw this week saw a dip of 173,000 viewers from last week’s show, getting an average of 3,279,000 viewers, down from 3,551,000 from last week. Hour one was the best one with 3,760,000 viewers, then it went down slightly to 3,614,000 in the second hour, before a big drop to 3,279,000 in the third and final hour. This has been the...

Total Divas episode preview for tonight: Peace of Cake

Total Divas

Total Divas, with dwindling in viewership every week, returns on E! tonight with episode 8 of season 5, an episode titled Peace of Cake. The synopsis for tonight’s show reads, “Paige hides a lie from her mother, which ultimately ends her relationship with her boyfriend. Nikki fears for Brie’s safety after a dangerous purchase, and Rosa...

WWE to open physical Hall of Fame and restaurant in Orlando

WWE Hall of Fame

The website Attractions Management posted an exclusive story today saying that sources at Universal Studios have told the website that WWE will be opening a physical Hall of Fame location as well as a restaurant before WrestleMania 33. The new WWE venture, described as similar in style to the company’s former restaurant in Times Square –...