Category - WWE

Monday Night Raw TV report for 12/22/2014

RAW

Tonight is WWE”s annual Christmas-themed episode of Raw! However, I’m sure much more than “good tidings” are going to be spread around tonight. For starters, Hulk Hogan is going to be on the show. What will “The Hulkster” have to say or do? We know that John Cena will challenge Brock Lesnar for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship at...

Hulk Hogan takes charge of Christmas-themed Raw tonight

Hulk Hogan

WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan will take charge of Monday Night Raw tonight for a Christmas-themed episode live from the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The dark match advertised for tonight’s post-show is John Cena, Roman Reigns, and Dean Ambrose taking on Seth Rollins, Kane, and Bray Wyatt in a six-man tag team match. The WWE champion...

Survivor Series 2014 does around 100,000 pay-per-view buys

survivorseries

In the latest Key Performance Indicators released on the WWE Corporate website this weekend it was revealed that the Survivor Series pay-per-view drew in the range of 100,000 traditional pay-per-view buys last month. The Survivor Series was offered for free on the WWE Network as part of the #FreeFreeFree Network promotion for the month of November...

Darren Young returns to action after 8 months

Darren Young

Darren Young returned to a non-televised live event last night in Winnipeg, wrestling Justin Gabriel in the opening match of the show. Young has been out of action since April after he was injured in a match against Fandango. He underwent surgery to repair a torn ACL in his left knee and his in-ring comeback last night was his first in eight...

E! issues press release on part 2 of season 3 of Total Divas

Total Divas 3

E! has issued a press release hyping up the return of Total Divas on January 4 at 10PM EST. The second part of season three of the show will see the addition of two new Divas added to the roster – Alicia Fox and Paige. Trinity Fatu, who plays Naomi, will no longer be part of the cast and her husband Jon is also out. Future episodes will see...

12 Days of Attitude coming to WWE Network starting Sunday

WWE Network

Beginning on December 21, the WWE Network will present ’12 Days of Attitude,’ where each day, subscribers will be able to unlock new programming in their video-on-demand library from the Attitude Era. Full episodes of Monday Night Raw, SmackDown and Heat will be among content available. Also included are memorable moments from the Attitude Era...

Tribute to the Troops 2014 rating

Tribute To The Troops

This year’s Tribute to the Troops show on USA Network drew a total of 2,230,000 viewers. Last year the show did 2,310,000 for the NBC special so it basically stayed the same. The Columbus Civic Center in Columbus, Georgia, hosted the special this time around with WWE welcoming U.S. military personnel and their families who are stationed in Fort...

WrestleMania 32 location rumored to be announced next month

WrestleMania

The Wrestling Observer is reporting that there are plans to officially announce the location of WrestleMania 32 next month when WWE rolls into Dallas, Texas, for the Raw Reunion show. It’s been long rumored that WrestleMania 32 would be taking place at the massive AT&T Stadium (formerly known as Cowboys Stadium) in Dallas and with all the...

Live Smackdown draws lowest number since July 4 edition

Smackdown

The live edition of Smackdown on Tuesday night on USA Network drew only just over 2 million viewers, significantly less than what the show has been doing over the past few weeks. The show had an average of 2,027,000 viewers, down half a million viewers from last week’s show on Friday night on SyFy. This episode of Smackdown was the lowest rated...

nWo to reunite on January 19 Raw in Dallas for Raw Reunion

nWo

The American Airlines Center website is promoting the Raw on January 19, 2015 as Raw Reunion with several former Superstars appearing. The Royal Rumble go-home show from Dallas, Texas, now features appearances from Kevin Nash, Scott Hall, Hulk Hogan, and Shawn Michaels, plus a dark match between John Cena and Seth Rollins in a lumberjack match...

Tribute to the Troops 2014 on USA Network tonight

Tribute To The Troops

Tonight WWE will present Tribute to the Troops on USA Network as part of WWE Week at 8PM EST. The show was taped last week at the Columbus Civic Center in Columbus, Georgia, and was only open for U.S. military personnel and their families stationed in Fort Benning. The card for the show has The Usos vs Stardust and Goldust; Dean Ambrose vs Bray...

WWE Network arrives on Eastlink in Canada

WWE Network

Eastlink, a Canadian cable television and telecommunications company, today announced the launch of WWE Network in high definition on their network, becoming the second provider along with Rogers Communications to carry WWE’s service in Canada. “Our customers have been asking us daily when we are going to carry this channel so it is extra...

Raw rating for 12/15/2014

RAW

The post-TLC Monday Night Raw drew the lowest number since October 1, 2012, with only 3,522,000 viewers tuning in on average for the three hour show. That is nearly 200,000 viewers down from last week’s Slammy Raw. Hour one started with 3,703,000 viewers, followed by 3,477,000 in the second hour, and then down even more to 3,385,000 in the third...

WWE personnel visiting U.S. troops overseas

Vince Mcmahon

WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon, Big Show, R-Truth, Alicia Fox and Summer Rae today left for the annual Tribute to the Troops tour, meeting U.S. military personnel who are serving overseas. The tour with a couple of WWE staff and the boss has been going on ever since the company stopped going to Iraq and Afghanistan for their yearly Tributes...

Smackdown airing live on USA Network tonight

Smackdown

Smackdown will be airing live tonight on USA Network at 8PM as part of WWE Week with the same episode airing again on Friday night on SyFy in its usual time slot. Tonight’s episode will be the 800th one for Smackdown. The live episode of Smackdown slightly messes up Main Event on the WWE Network which usually airs at 8PM EST immediately after...

Monday Night Raw TV Report for 12/15/2014

RAW

Just over 27 hours ago, WWE’s last Pay-Per-View of 2014 went off the air. Once again, as I did not watch the show, there are many questions for tonight’s Raw: who remained champion(s) and who became champion(s)? Do we have a new #1 Contender for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship, or did John Cena manage to hold onto to the coveted...

John Cena vs Brock Lesnar set for the Royal Rumble

Brock Lesnar

The Royal Rumble main event was set at last night’s TLC pay-per-view as John Cena successfully defeated Seth Rollins in a table match with help from Roman Reigns to keep his number one contender spot. With Cena the winner, he now moves on to face Brock Lesnar for the third time in five months and thanks to Lesnar’s very limited contract, WWE...

USA Network kicks off ‘WWE Week’ today

WWE logo

USA Network kicks off WWE Week today with with several WWE shows and Superstars and Divas appearing on USA throughout the week. The week starts with Monday Night Raw tonight from Detroit, Michigan, featuring the fallout from last night’s TLC. Live also tomorrow will be a special presentation of Smackdown at 8PM EST with a replay airing on Friday...