Category - WWE

Izod Center shutting down, SummerSlam 2015 forced to move

SummerSlam 2015

SummerSlam 2015 will now have to move locations as the New Jersey Sports & Entertainment board voted to close down the 34 year old Izod Center facility in East Rutherford at the end of January. New Jersey officials called the decision inevitable as the arena is state-owned and racked up $8.5 million in losses. WWE announced last year that the...

Main Event to remain off the WWE Network

Main Event

WWE Main Event on the WWE Network will cease to broadcast at least till later this year reports PWInsider.com. The whole situation with Sky Sports has not been resolved yet as Sky is claiming exclusivity on the broadcast which will prevent WWE from airing Main Event on the Network in the United Kingdom once it launches next week. With the company...

USA Network announces the return of WWE Tough Enough

Tough Enough

USA Network President Chris McCumber today revealed during the TCA Press Tour that the network is bringing back the WWE reality TV series Tough Enough. “I am pleased to announce that USA is bringing back ‘Tough Enough,’ the action-packed competition reality show from the ratings juggernaut, WWE,” McCumber said in a speech...

WWE Immortals mobile video game out today

WWE logo

WWE today announced the launch of its new mobile video game, WWE Immortals, available for free for iOS and Android devices. It is developed by NetherRealm Studios in conjunction with Phosphor Game Studios and published by Warner Bros. The game features WWE Superstars and Divas who are thrown into a supernatural world and turned into superheroes...

Smackdown back on Thursday nights starting today

Smackdown

Just in case you have been living under a rock for the past few weeks or so, Smackdown is moving to Thursdays starting today, reclaiming its old time slot that the show held from its inception until 2005. There will also be a new commentary team for Smackdown, with Michael Cole, the newly promoted Byron Saxton, and WWE Hall of Famer Jerry “The...

WWE to have big presence at the Arnold Sports Festival weekend

NXT

WWE will have a big presence at the Arnold Sports Festival which is taking place in Columbus, Ohio, between March 5 and 8. The company will be holding an NXT event as part of the Festival at the LC Pavilion on Thursday, March 5 with NXT Champion Sami Zayn, NXT Women’s Champion Charlotte,  Ryback and Big Show, Hall of Famer Ric Flair, Adrian...

2015 WWE Hall of Fame presale kicks off today

WWE Hall of Fame

The presale for the WWE Hall of Fame induction ceremony kicks off today at 10AM PST and ends tomorrow, Friday, at one minute to Midnight. Ticket prices will range from $25 to $150 and WWE will be occupying around three quarters of the arena with three tiers of seats – floor, lower, and upper level. We have two presale codes available which...

SummerSlam 2015 possibly moving from New Jersey

SummerSlam 2015

Stories running in New Jersey media are reporting that the Izod Center, the home of this year’s SummerSlam, might be closed by the end of January. The plan is for the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority board to approve a motion that would move all shows from February and March that are already booked to the Prudential Center in...

Raw rating for 01/12/2015

RAW

Monday Night Raw rebounded slightly in the rating, getting the best number in a month and a half. The show drew 3,905,000 viewers for the three hour broadcast, up 142,000 viewers from last week. Hour one drew 4,095,000 viewers, followed by 3,897,000 in the second hour, and 3,722,000 in the third and final hour. Raw, just like every other TV show...

Total Divas season 3 episode 12 rating

Total Divas

The 12th episode of season 3 of Total Divas titled Baby Not On Board drew 1,295,000 viewers on Sunday night on E! That is down from the 1,411,000 viewers that the show pulled in last week for its return. Episode 12 is the second highest rated show of season 3 so far behind last week’s episode. (Ratings credit: PWInsider.com)

Main Event pulled from the Network schedule from next week

Main Event

There will be no WWE Main Event next week, and probably not even the week after as WWE’s exclusive deal for the show with Sky Sports in the UK will conflict with the WWE Network. In the rest of the world, Main Event airs on the WWE Network but in the UK, Sky has the exclusive rights for it which prevents WWE from showing it on the Network. With...

WWE Network app on TV-connected devices available in the UK

WWE Network

As noted earlier, WWE has removed the geoblocking that prevented fans in the United Kingdom from streaming the WWE Network a few days earlier than the official launch date. Now the WWE Network app has popped up on TV-connected devices in the UK including Roku and Fire TV, as well as on Xbox, Playstation 3 and 4. Fans who have already registered...

Monday Night War series finale on WWE Network tonight

Monday Night War

The much-praised WWE Network original series Monday Night War has its series finale tonight on the WWE Network with the last episode titled “Life After Wartime”. The series premiered on August 22 and in total 20 episodes were produced to showcase the WWE vs WCW war that went on between 1995 and 2001. The Monday Night War on the WWE...

WWE removes geoblock for the Network in the UK

WWE Network

In anticipation for next week’s WWE Network launch in the United Kingdom, WWE already took off the geoblocking settings that prevented fans living in the UK access the Network website with a UK IP address. While registration is not open yet for fans in the United Kingdom, those who already had an account and accessed the Network via a VPN or DNS...

Ultimate Warrior’s family visits their WWE family at Raw

Ultimate Warrior

Dana Warrior, the wife of the late Ultimate Warrior, and her two kids Indiana and Mattigan, were present at Monday Night Raw last night in New Orleans, Louisiana. “Bittersweet to be back in New Orleans but so special to finish the DVD here. Loving the chance to see our WWE family,” Dana wrote on the @UltimateWarrior Twitter account. The DVD...

Monday Night Raw TV Report for 01/12/2015

RAW

Raw is back at the site of the epic, and one of the best Wrestlemanias in recent years, New Orleans! Unfortunately, with the way the first week in WWE-land for the New Year went, I’m not expecting any major shockers in the good way. Seriously, you take out three of your top guys on the roster and deplete it even more in a nonsense storyline;...

2015 WWE Hall of Fame tickets out this Saturday

WWE Hall of Fame

The announcement of Macho Man Randy Savage as the first inductee into the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2015 was done to promote tickets to the show which go on sale this Saturday. Tickets will officially go on sale to the general public at 10AM PST (1PM EST) on January 17 at Ticketmaster.com as well as at the SAP Center box office. Tickets can also...

Tough Enough added to the WWE Network

Tough Enough

There’s a new addition to the WWE Network: WWE’s reality series Tough Enough. As of this writing only the first season has made its way online, with all the 13 episodes from the 2001 season ready to stream under the Originals section of the Network. The first season saw Maven, Chris Nowinski, and Josh Mathews in the final. Tough Enough ended...

Hulk Hogan expected to induct Randy Savage in the Hall of Fame

Hulk Hogan

During a live breaking news segment on the WWE Network, Scott Stanford announced that Hulk Hogan is expected to induct Macho Man Randy Savage into the 2015 WWE Hall of Fame come March 28. The two share a long history together – very good friends and very bad rivals – with just like the relationship with Vince McMahon, a lot of rumors...