Category - WWE

Raw rating for 10/19/2015

Raw

The fully loaded Raw with Austin, Taker, Lesnar, Shawn Michaels, and Ric Flair did a total of 3,356,000 viewers, up just 71,000 viewers from last week’s 3,285,000 number. Hour one started good with 3,600,000 viewers but then dropped to 3,347,000 in the second hour before dropping even more to 3,123,000 in the third hour. (Ratings credit: TV By...

Stone Cold Podcast: Brock Lesnar recap

Brock Lesnar

WWE Hall of Famer Stone Cold Steve Austin welcomed Brock Lesnar to the Stone Cold Podcast yesterday for a rare one hour interview. Austin and Lesnar shook hands and Austin thanked him for stopping by knowing he has limited dates. Lesnar thanked Austin for having him on the show. The two have known each other since 2002 and Austin says he knew he...

John Cena on ESPN’s SportsCenter tonight for WWE segment

John Cena

WWE’s United States champion John Cena will be the guest on the WWE segment on ESPN’s SportsCenter tonight starting at 9PM EST. Last week ESPN announced a new weekly segment covering all things WWE that would be airing every Tuesday and anchored by former WWE broadcaster Jonathan Coachman. The WWE World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins was...

Breaking Ground to be narrated by William Shatner

Breaking Ground

The first episode of the WWE Breaking Ground series will be offered for free on the WWE Facebook page and the WWE YouTube channel at Noon EST on Sunday, October 25. The press release says that Breaking Ground will debut in its regular WWE Network timeslot on Monday, October 26 immediately following Monday Night Raw however the WWE Network schedule...

First pre-sale code for WrestleMania 32 tickets announced

WrestleMania 32

One of the pre-sale codes for WrestleMania was announced yesterday, with the pre-sale starting on November 4 at 9AM CT. The code is RAWVIP and this will enable you to purchase tickets two days before they go on sale to the general public on November 6. Thousands of fans already got their hands on tickets through the WrestleMania travel packages...

Kick-off match changed and US title open challenge added to HIAC

Dolph Ziggler

The Hell In A Cell kick-off show match has been changed to a six-man tag team match featuring none of the wrestlers which were previously announced for a different kick-off match. The new match has Dolph Ziggler, Neville, and Cesaro taking on Rusev, Sheamus, and King Barrett. The match replaces the Randy Orton and Dean Ambrose vs Luke Harper and...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 10/19/2015

Raw

So, because the TV station that airs Smackdown! in Canada chose to air baseball instead, I missed last week’s report for Smackdown!, but am now back for Raw! Hell In A Cell is this Sunday with a packed card, but tonight is Raw, and it too features a big line-up in “Big D.” Hall Of Famers Ric Flair and Shawn Michaels are scheduled to appear...

WWE teams up with Texas Lottery for WrestleMania 32 partnership

WrestleMania 32

WWE and the Texas Lottery today announced a partnership around WrestleMania 32, making a WrestleMania scratch ticket game available starting Monday, November 16, with revenue supporting Texas public schools. The new game gives fans a chance to instantly win more than $10 million in prizes, including top prizes of $25,000, and the opportunity to...

Brock Lesnar on tonight’s Stone Cold Podcast on the WWE Network

Brock Lesnar

Former WWE World Heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar will be in Steve Austin’s hot seat tonight as he will be the next guest on the Stone Cold Podcast. Lesnar was indirectly involved in Austin packing up his bags and leaving the WWE in June 2002 after Austin was booked to wrestle Lesnar in a King of the Ring qualifying match on Raw. Unhappy with...

Steve Austin no longer advertised for tonight’s Raw

Steve Austin

Stone Cold Steve Austin is no longer being advertised for tonight’s Monday Night Raw in Dallas, Texas. The big names scheduled to appear on the final Raw before Hell In A Cell are The Undertaker, Brock Lesnar, and WWE Hall of Famers Shawn Michaels and Ric Flair. Last week Austin denied he was ever appearing even though WWE put him on the graphic...

Tough Enough contestant Patrick Clark signing a WWE deal

Patrick Clark

PWInsider.com is reporting that Patrick Clark is signing a WWE deal pending passing the required medical tests, becoming the fourth signing from this year’s Tough Enough cast. He joins winners Sara Lee and Josh as well as Amanda Saccomanno and ZZ. Clark wrestles for Maryland Championship Wrestling and was one half of the tag team champions...

Breaking Ground premiere on WWE Network moves up by one day

Breaking Ground

The new Breaking Ground series on the WWE Network will debut right after Hell In A Cell on October 25 starting at 11PM EST. Initially the show was set to launch on October 26 after Monday Night Raw however the WWE Network schedule puts the show after the HIAC pay-per-view. The one hour weekly series will look at the stars of NXT and their road to...

Adam Rose stretchered out after incident in the ring in Mexico

Adam Rose

Adam Rose was stretchered out from the ring last night during the non-televised event in Merida, Mexico, following an incident in the ring. Rose was wrestling Fandango on the card and the injury happened when both of them mistimed running the ropes with Rose getting the short-end of the stick after the collision. The WWE medical team rushed to the...

Brothers of Destruction reunite at Mexico non-televised live event

Brothers of Destruction

The Brothers of Destruction reunited yesterday night at the WWE non-televised event in Merida, Mexico, the first stop of this short tour of Mexico. Kane and the Undertaker have not teamed up in a few years and the last time they did they had an unlikely tag team partner, Daniel Bryan, when they took on The Shield. The two wrestled Luke Harper and...

Owen Hart DVD/Blu-Ray gets a change in artwork

Owen Hart

The upcoming Owen Hart DVD release has gotten a change of artwork and the King of Harts himself is now gracing the cover of the DVD/Blu-Ray box rather than just a logo and two small faded images of him. Several legal battles between WWE and the Owen Hart estate, controlled by his widow Martha, resulted in WWE opting not to put any photos of Owen...

Not even Steve Austin himself knows if he will be on Raw next week!

Steve Austin

Stone Cold Steve Austin claimed he was not appearing on Raw next week and said that it was a case of bad information. “I was never scheduled to do Raw,” Austin said. He was first advertised to be on the show with Flair, HBK, Taker, and Lesnar, but this past Monday he was left out of the graphic hyping up the last stop before Hell In A Cell. An...

WWE Studios’ Gorgeous George movie finds scriptwriters

WWE Studios

Variety is reporting that Josh Gad and Ryan Dixon will be writing the Gorgeous George biopic script for WWE Studios. The movie is tentatively simply titled “Gorgeous George” and it will chronicle the life and career of George Raymond Wagner, the man behind the gimmick of Gorgeous George. “Gorgeous George was a true pioneer in television,”...