Category - WWE

NXT Takeover live specials to be monthly shows

NXT

With NXT one of the most popular WWE brands, it was only a matter of time before more live specials are added to the schedule. In the press release issued today, WWE announced that NXT Takeover specials will now be airing monthly rather than quarterly, giving NXT its own pay-per-view feel events every month. No other information was given but...

Press release on all the new WWE Network shows

WWE Network

STAMFORD, Conn., Mar 30, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) — In addition to the premium monthly live pay-per-view events, WWE Network unveiled new programming for the remainder of 2015, which includes eight brand new original series and partnerships with director Jeff Tremaine, Seth Green’s Stoopid Buddy Stoodios and legendary talk show host Jerry...

Launch information for new WWE Network series

WWE Network

During the post-WrestleMania conference call, WWE released the dates for their upcoming new shows on the WWE Network. The animated series Camp WWE will launch in late 2015, Swerved will launch in May, Diva Search will be this Fall, Too Hot For TV with Jerry Springer launches in April, Unfiltered starts in May, Culture Shock is in June, and WWE The...

WWE announces it has 1.3 million WWE Network subscribers

WWE Network

Today, WWE announced that it has a total of 1,315,000 subscribers on the WWE Network. The company hit the one million mark in January after the Network went live in the United Kingdom and thanks to the interest in the Royal Rumble. The Network started with 495,000 subscribers, then increased to 667,000, 700,000, 731,000, 816,000, and 1,001,000...

Seth Rollins appears on NBC’s TODAY Show as the new WWE champion

Seth Rollins

The new WWE World Heavyweight champion, Seth Rollins, made his first talk show appearance as the top man in WWE today, appearing on NBC’s TODAY show at 9:30AM with Al Roker, Willie Geist, and Tamron Hall. Rollins’ video from last night played and then Rollins walked in with the WWE title on his shoulder. He said he won the Money In The Bank...

Some new details on upcoming original series on the WWE Network

WWE Network

During last night’s WrestleMania, WWE ran a couple of ads for new WWE Network shows that will debut soon. Promos which ran for four new shows include Camp WWE, a new TV-MA adult comedy short series from Seth Green, Swerved, a hilarious new original series from the director of Jackass and Bad Grandpa, Too Hot For TV, featuring outrageous stunts...

Jericho’s podcast Talk is Jericho is coming to the WWE Network

Chris Jericho

Chris Jericho is coming to the WWE Network and he’s bringing his Talk is Jericho podcast with him. During WrestleMania last night, WWE announced that there will be a special Jericho podcast similar to what Steve Austin did already. The Talk is Jericho podcast on the WWE Network will happen on April 6 right after Monday Night Raw finishes and...

The Rock and Ronda Rousey create special WrestleMania moment

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There were plenty of WrestleMania moments during the show yesterday but perhaps the most memorable one was when UFC Bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey decided to tag team with The Rock and stick it to The Authority. The Rock dropped hints all week long that he might show up at WrestleMania and when Stephanie McMahon and Triple H were boasting...

WWE WrestleMania 31 in-depth report

WrestleMania 31

Welcome to the Levi’s Stadium in sunny Santa Clara, California, for WrestleMania 31! TYSON KIDD AND CESARO VS LOS MATADORES VS THE NEW DAY VS THE USOS (Fatal 4 Way for the WWE Tag Team titles) The first match on the pre-show was the WWE Tag Team title fatal 4 way between The Usos, Los Matadores, The New Day, and Tyson Kidd and Cesaro...

Odds turn in favor to Brock Lesnar for WrestleMania 31 main event

Brock Lesnar

With two hours to go until WrestleMania starts, the odds in the WWE World Heavyweight title have switched again and this time Brock Lesnar is the super favorite among the bookies. Reigns was the favorite with 4/7 up until a few hours ago but now Lesnar is the absolute favorite with some having him at 2/7 and 1/7. Reigns has moved to 5/2 with some...

Bray Wyatt sprains ankle during warm up a few hours ago

Bray Wyatt

PWInsider.com is reporting that Bray Wyatt sprained his ankle when working out in the ring a few hours ago at Levi’s Stadium and had to be carried to the back via a cart. Before big shows wrestlers usually go down to the ring and go over some moves and final touches and warm up and that’s when the incident happened. It’s not known how...

Sting says that match with Triple H might be his last one

Sting

In comments given to the Associated Press, former WCW and TNA champion Sting said that his match against Triple H might be his last one of his career although the door is open for one more match. “I’m feeling like this is probably going to be my last one,” Sting said. “We’ll see how everyone reacts. If I’m asked...

WrestleMania 31 odds tip slightly towards a Roman Reigns win

Roman Reigns

Roman Reigns is the slight bookies favorite to win the WWE World Heavyweight title tonight at WrestleMania with most betting websites having him 4/7 for the win and Lesnar the underdog at 5/4. These early odds are most likely to change just before the show goes on the air and the “smart” money comes in. In other matches, Sting is the absolute...

Ronda Rousey and Daniel Cormier attending WrestleMania

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A bunch of MMA stars will be at WrestleMania today in Santa Clara and most likely will be getting some screen time when WWE stars showing all the stars and celebrities who are at the show during the broadcast. Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva will be joined by UFC’s Daniel Cormier while women MMA fighters Jessamyn Duke, Shayna Baszler, and the...

Second photo of the stage used for WrestleMania 31 today

WrestleMania 31

It’s not that long to go but a second photo of the set of WrestleMania made its way online to show a clear picture of how the whole stage is going to look. Unlike previous years, WWE does not have a major backdrop for the set which allows the use of the higher end zone seats although some of the seats will be blocked by the set. The super wide...

WrestleMania 31 live on pay-per-view and WWE Network tonight

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Live from the Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California, WWE presents its biggest event of the year, WrestleMania 31 on pay-per-view and on the WWE Network. The full card is as follows: Brock Lesnar vs Roman Reigns for the WWE World Heavyweight title; Sting vs Triple H; Rusev vs John Cena for the U.S. title; The Undertaker vs Bray Wyatt; Randy...

WWE to announce 8 new series for the Network tomorrow

WWE Network

Marc Graser, the former Senior Editor at Variety is reporting that WWE will be announcing new original shows for the WWE Network tomorrow, most likely at the conference call that Vince McMahon and George Barrios will host in the morning. A Divas Search program, based on the Diva Search Contest that the company used to run years ago is among the...