RAW rating for 08/08/2013

Monday Night RAW this week did a 2.96 rating and a total of 4,179,000 viewers, up 424,000 viewers from the previous week. The first hour did 3,973,000 viewers, followed by 4,381,000 in the second and 4,182,000 in the third. (Ratings

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Sheamus out for up to six months with shoulder injury

Former WWE champion Sheamus will be sitting out on the sidelines for up to six months as he will be required to undergo shoulder surgery. An MRI revealed that Sheamus has suffered a torn labrum in his left shoulder, an

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Monday Night Raw TV Report for 08/05/2013

Following a week away, I am back and caught up! We are just under two weeks until SummerSlam, and both Heavyweight Championship matches are now solidified! After a fantastic triple threat Match to determine the #1 Contender to Alberto Del

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WWE Studios and Lionsgate announce See No Evil 2

WWE Studios and Lionsgate today announced that WWE Superstar Kane will be starring in the See No Evil 2 movie which will start filming in fall of this year. Kane will reprise the role of Jacob Goodnight in the sequel

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Ring of Fire match added to SummerSlam pay-per-view

Two new matches were announced for SummerSlam yesterday on Monday Night RAW, filling the card with a total of five matches so far. The first match revealed was Kane vs Bray Wyatt in a ring of fire, most likely to

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Second episode of Total Divas increases viewership on E!

The second episode of Total Divas on E! this past Sunday did 1,526,000 viewers, up over 200,000 viewers from the first episode. The fact that the show increased viewership must be great news for both WWE and E! and if

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WrestleMania XXX travel packages to be announced on August 12

WWE has announced that it will start selling the WrestleMania XXX travel packages on Monday, August 12, starting at 3PM EST. There will be five different tiers to choose from with packages starting at $795 per person, although no information

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WrestleMania 29 special on NBC disappoints in viewer numbers

The WrestleMania 29 World Television Premiere special on NBC this past Saturday pulled in only 1.92 million viewers, down from the 2.73 million that last year’s special did. It’s the second worst rating for the show since NBC started airing

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Will Daniel Bryan get the corporate look tonight on RAW?

The main angle on tonight’s Monday Night RAW is the proposed corporate makeover of Daniel Bryan courtesy of the McMahon family. A previous corporate makeover – that of Stone Cold Steve Austin – didn’t go fairly well for the Chairman

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WWE names new Vice President of Kids Entertainment

WWE announced the appointment of Michele Martell as Vice President, Kids Entertainment. Martell, who will report to WWE Executive Vice President, Creative, Stephanie McMahon, will be responsible for overseeing the strategic development, execution, and promotion of WWE’s kids entertainment strategy.

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Christian to face Del Rio at SummerSlam for World Heavyweight title

The World Heavyweight title match at SummerSlam was decided on yesterday’s Smackdown as Christian became the number one contender for Alberto Del Rio’s gold. The former World, Intercontinental, and tag team champion earned his spot in one of the SummerSlam

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Orton’s South African attacker pleads guilty in court

Tshepo Sekhabi, the 20 year old fan who attacked Randy Orton during the WWE stop in Cape Town, South Africa earlier this week, pleaded guilty in court. Sekhabi was charged and ordered to either pay a fine of 500 Rand

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Smackdown TV report for 08/03/2013

The Smack is being laid Down for us tonight in Houston Texas. Heavyweight champion Alberto Del Rio is the first man to the ring. Alberto wants to thank us for NOTHING. He claims we never supported him when he was

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Breakdown of revenues for each WWE department for 2013 Q2

Eight of the ten WWE money-making departments made more money or remain unchanged in the second quarter compared to the same quarter of the previous year. Live Event revenues increased 13% to $40.1 million mainly thanks to WrestleMania and Axxess,

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Phenom Edition of WWE 2K14 announced

2K Games today announced the Phenom Edition of WWE 2K14, a special edition which will be dedicated to the one and only Undertaker. The limited edition will include a tin coffin box, a collectible art card autographed by the Undertaker,

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WrestleMania 29 fails to match last year’s PPV buys

The three pay-per-views that were screened during the second quarter of this year all did less buys than what they did the previous year including WrestleMania. WrestleMania 29 did 1,039,000 buys compared to the 1,217,000 that WrestleMania 28 did. Extreme

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Fan who attacked Orton did it to “make a name for himself”

The fan who attacked Randy Orton after his match during the tour in Cape Town, South Africa, was identified as 20 year old Tshepo Sekhabi, a WWE fan who (surprise, surprise) admits that he hates Randy Orton. In a report

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WWE announces financial results for 2013 Q2

WWE today announced announced financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2013. Revenues increased $10.7 million or 8%, to $152.3 million from $141.6 million in the prior year quarter. Operating income, however, declined to $8.8 million as compared

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WWE to report 2013 Q2 financial results tomorrow

WWE will be reporting their 2013 second quarter results tomorrow before the market opens and then at 11AM EST there will be a conference call held with WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon and other senior management officers. These results

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Total Divas replay on USA Network reaches even more viewers

The first episode of Total Divas that aired after Monday Night RAW, a day after the premiere on E!, did more viewers than the original airing at a later time slot. Total Divas on USA Network did an additional 1,530,000

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