Category - WWE

WWE Network is free again in February for new subscribers

WWE Network

With the tremendous success of the November #FreeFreeFree WWE Network promotion, WWE is once again giving out a whole month of Network for free for new subscribers. Those who never subscribed to the Network before can get the whole month of February, including the Fast Lane pay-per-view, for free if they sign up from February 1. You have to cancel...

Smackdown tomorrow live in Canada and the UK as well

Smackdown

Tomorrow’s Smackdown episode from Hartford will not only be live in the United States on SyFy but will also air live in Canada and the United Kingdom. SportsNet 360 in Canada will start the broadcast at 8PM EST while Sky Sports 4 in the UK will air Smackdown live at 1AM local time on Thursday night/Friday morning. The show will be headlined by...

Raw rating for 01/26/2015

RAW

Curiosity from the Royal Rumble and to see how a Raw from WWE Headquarters would look like gave WWE its best rating since July 21, 2014. The show did an average of 4,420,000 viewers, up from last week’s 4,100,000. Hour one did 4,468,000, followed by 4,657,000 viewers in the second hour, and then 4,135,000 in the third and final hour. (Ratings...

Total Divas season 3 episode 14 rating

Total Divas

Episode 14 of season 3 of Total Divas, titled Insecurity Breach did 1,207,000 viewers going head to head with the Royal Rumble. That is down slightly from last week’s 1,253,000 viewers and its third week in decline. Last week’s episode concentrated on a lesbian kiss between Paige and Rosa Mendes, the insecurities of Eva Marie, and Brie’s...

Monday Night Raw TV Report for 01/26/2015

RAW

We are officially on the “Road To Wrestlemania!” The Royal Rumble is complete; there is a man going to Wrestlemania to face the WWE World Heavyweight Champion, and the next nine weeks are going to be the building of this road. Let’s start “driving!” Monday Night Raw TV Report for January 26th, 2015 – “Royal Rumble” Introduction...

WWE stocks close the day almost 20% higher

WWE HQ

WWE stocks spiked almost 20% after WWE issued the press release announcing the 1 million subscribers for the WWE Network with Wall Street reacting immediatley to the news. Stocks closed the day at 12.50, a 19.27% increase over yesterday’s closing. In after hours trading however it went down 1.12% at time of this writing for $12.36 a piece.

Variety covers WWE Network number, Wall Street reacts

WWE Network

Variety has covered the news that WWE Network has surpassed the 1 million subscribers mark, instantly making it their most popular news story of the day on their website. Wall Street immediately reacted to the news with stock shooting up over 15% at time of this writing. WWE had set a deadline of 1 million subscribers by the end of 2014 and...

WWE Network surpasses the 1 million subscribers mark

WWE Network

WWE today announced that the WWE Network has surpassed 1 million subscribers just 11 months after launch, making it the fastest-growing digital subscription service. These results represent a 37 percent increase (24 percent domestically) in subscribers since last reported at the end of third quarter 2014, driven primarily by a successful free...

Daniel Bryan thanks fans for their support during the Rumble

Daniel Bryan

Former WWE champion Daniel Bryan thanked his fans on Twitter yesterday, a day after a crazy Royal Rumble where fans booed everything and everyone after Bryan was eliminated from the match. “Thanks to all of you for your support, not just last night but for years. You guys are the best, and I am truly the luckiest man alive,” Bryan wrote. Last...

Casket match set for live Smackdown this week

Smackdown

The first match for this week’s live edition of WWE Smackdown was announced with Daniel Bryan taking on Kane once again for the third time in a row, only this time it will be a casket match. Smackdown will emanate from Hartford, Connecticut, the site of what was supposed to be Raw last night. With pretty much most of the Northeast closed due to...

Cena to take on Rusev at Fast Lane PPV with Sting set to appear

Rusev

Using the new Twitter @WWEsAuthority, WWE announced two items for the inaugural Fast Lane pay-per-view which is set to take place on February 22. The first one is that Triple H has challenged former WCW and TNA champion Sting to meet face to face at the pay-per-view while the second was a match announcement, John Cena vs Rusev. Cena and Rusev...

Hartford’s Mayor office says Raw taping tonight is canceled

RAW

The Communications Director for the Hartford Mayor has announced on Twitter that the Monday Night Raw at the XL Center scheduled for tonight in Hartford, Connecticut, has been officially canceled. “Tonight’s WWE event at XL center in #Hartford is CANCELLED. New date TBD,” the tweet by Maribel La Luz read. Deputy Chief Brian J. Foley Chief of...

Arnold Schwarzenegger announced for the Hall of Fame class of 2015

WWE Hall of Fame

Hollywood movie star and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger will be the celebrity inductee into the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2015. He is the second name announced for this year’s Hall of Fame after Randy Savage was announced two weeks ago. Schwarzenegger is a huge WWE fan and has appeared on WWE television a few times. He was on...

Northeast weather might pose problems for Raw and Smackdown

WWE logo

WWE just got out of Philly in time as a snow storm is expected to hit the area today but they’re driving right into what meteorologists are saying is a “life-threatening” and “historic” storm that is about to batter the Northeast in the next few days. Raw tonight is in Hartford, Connecticut, while Smackdown tapings on Tuesday are in...

Bubba Ray Dudley returns at the Rumble after 9 year absence

Bubba Ray Dudley

Perhaps the biggest surprise of the Royal Rumble was the participation of former TNA champion Bubba “Bully” Ray Dudley, who came in at number three to a massive ovation from the Philadelphia hardcore crowd. “A HUGE THANK YOU to @WWE, the @WWEUniverse and the fans of Philly for the INCREDIBLE reception. It was great to be back,” he...

#CancelWWENetwork trends worldwide on Twitter during the Rumble

WWE Network

WWE is all about hashtags and trending topics worldwide but during the Rumble, and after it, there’s one trending topic that they don’t want to advertise: #CancelWWENetwork. The #CancelWWENetwork movement had over 30,000 tweets and some people even reported that the cancellation page on WWENetwork.com was not functioning after an apparent mass...