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Total Divas season 5 returns tonight on E!

Total Divas

WWE’s reality TV show Total Divas returns tonight on E! starting at 9PM EST with eight WWE Divas making up this season’s cast. Returning to the show are Nikki and Brie Bella, Paige, Natalya, Eva Marie, and Alicia Fox while Rosa Mendes returns full time to the cast and newcomer Mandy joins as the newest member of the cast. Tonight’s episode...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 01/18/2016

Raw

The Royal Rumble is this Sunday, so what is going to go down tonight on Raw before the big show? Read on to find out! Monday Night Raw TV Report for January 18th, 2016 Introduction Segment: Video Promo and Welcoming A montage of the late-great Martin Luther King, Jr. and his famous “I Have A Dream” speech is shown, to commemorate his day. The...

Brock Lesnar on Jericho’s Highlight Reel on Raw tonight

Brock Lesnar

Brock Lesnar and his advocate Paul Heyman will be the guests of Chris Jericho’s Highlight Reel tonight on Monday Night Raw with six days away from the Royal Rumble. Lesnar is one of the 30 men taking part in the over-the-top rope Rumble match with the winner this year not receiving a number one contender spot for the WWE World Heavyweight title...

Smackdown rating for 01/14/2016

Smackdown

Smackdown this week drew a total of 2,332,000 viewers, which is down approximately 400,000 viewers from the 2,757,000 number the show did in its first regular week on USA Network. This week’s number is more or less identical to the last show on SyFy prior to the New Year’s Eve edition. (Ratings credit: ShowBuzzDaily.com)

Heating problem delays first NXT show in Chicago

NXT

Today’s first NXT show in Chicago had a bit of an issue as fans were made to wait longer outside as there was a problem with the Portage Theater. The heating inside the venue was not functioning and officials did not open the doors for fans to get in, leaving the line to stretch for three blocks. To make up for the delay, WWE sent out NXT...

WWE 24 returns with a backstage look at WrestleMania 31

WWE Network

The WWE 24 series on the WWE Network returns on Sunday, January 24 with a new episode immediately following the Royal Rumble pay-per-view at 11PM EST. The newest episode will be a behind-the-scenes look at WrestleMania 31 in Santa Clara, California. The synopsis for the show reads, “Go behind the curtain from WrestleMania as Sting makes his...

Orlando confirms bid for WrestleMania 33 in 2017

WrestleMania

The office of the Mayor of Orlando has confirmed that the city has submitted a bid to host WrestleMania 33 in 2017 however they have no word yet on the outcome. “We have not received any notification and are waiting to hear just like other cities,” said Heather Fagan, deputy chief of staff for Mayor Buddy Dyer to the Orlando Sentinel...

2016 Hall of Fame ceremony sold out

WWE Hall of Fame

The WWE Hall of Fame 2016 ceremony is sold out as the last couple of block of tickets were snapped in no time yesterday during the general public sale on Ticketmaster. The pre-sale kicked off two days earlier and the majority of the tickets were gone quickly as well, leaving only a limited number for yesterday’s sale. It’s likely that more...

2016 Royal Rumble viewing parties to be held in the United Kingdom

Royal Rumble

WWE and Hooked On Wrestling will be hosting Royal Rumble viewing parties in four different locations in the United Kingdom next week. The viewing parties will be held in Brighton at Walkabout, Leeds at Shooters Sports Bar, London at the Walkabout Temple and Manchester at the Shooters Sports Bar. The events will start at 8PM local time and will end...

Smackdown TV report for 01/14/2016

Smackdown

Royal Rumble is just 9 days away (from the time of this posting), but first we must get through another Smackdown!, which features a big championship rematch between NEW United States Champion/Lucha Dragon partner Kalisto defending against Alberto Del Rio. Will this be a very-short reign, or can Kalisto pull another upset? Brock Lesnar made his...

Stephanie McMahon listed in Variety’s 30 execs to watch

Stephanie McMahon

Stephanie McMahon was listed in Variety’s Digital Entertainment Impact Report: 30 Execs to Watch list which was published this week. WWE’s Chief Brand Officer says that the goals for 2016 include growing the WWE Network, international expansion in India, China and South America, and re-launching WWE.com to enhance mobile, video and social...

The 2015 NXT Year-End Award winners announced

Finn Balor

The winners of the 2015 NXT Year-End Awards were revealed yesterday with Finn Balor and Bayley being the big winners. Enzo and Cass won the tag team of the year while Bayley and Balor won the female and male competitors of the year. The NXT Takeover Brooklyn was announces as the Takeover event of the year and the match Bayley vs Sasha Banks at...

Orlando the new favorite to host WrestleMania 33

WrestleMania

PWInsider.com is reporting that Orlando, Florida is the now the likely candidate for WrestleMania 33 after WWE has passed on Minneapolis and its new U.S. Bank Stadium as the location. Back in August, the Executive Vice President of the Minnesota Vikings stadium said that the city has locked WrestleMania for 2017 but that came with a swift response...

No! No! No! Daniel Bryan not getting released by WWE

Daniel Bryan

Several rumors started popping up online that Daniel Bryan is on the way of being released from the WWE, rumors which are completely false and comes with a denial from the company itself. Apparently there was a website who pasted an e-mail supposedly from a WWE employee in the human resources department who said his colleague processed Bryan’s...

Pre-sale codes for the 2016 WWE Hall of Fame ceremony

WWE Hall of Fame

The pre-sale for the WWE Hall of Fame 2016 induction ceremony kicked off this morning on Ticketmaster.com and will end tomorrow at 10PM CST. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday at 10AM CST on Ticketmaster.com. Those wishing to purchase a ticket can use the codes AACVIP or WWEVIP to unlock the pre-sale. Ticket prices are $29, $54...

Raw rating for 01/11/2016

Raw

Monday Night Raw did 3,323,000 viewers this week, down quarter of a million viewers from last week’s show. WWE had some serious competition with college football on ESPN which drew a massive 25.6 million viewers. Hour one did 3,536,000 viewers, followed by 3,206,000 in the second hour, before a bump to 3,228,000 viewers in third and final hour...

Paige sidelined with slight concussion

Paige

In an interview published today by Channel Guide Magazine, former two time Divas champion Paige revealed that she’s been out of action due to a slight concussion. “I took a bad bump in one of my matches,” Paige said. “I’m losing my mind because I’m not at work right now so it’s been a few straight weeks of not leaving the house.”...

William Regal, Jordan and Gable to appear at EVOLVE 54

William Regal

Continuing their casual relationship with EVOLVE, WWE is sending Jason Jordan, Chad Gable, and William Regal to the EVOLVE 54 live iPPV event in Orlando, Florida, on January 23. Gable and Jordan will be signing autographs starting at 7PM, an hour before the start of the show. It will take place at the Orlando Downtown Recreation Complex at North...

Rusev says he’s not injured and still traveling to India

Rusev

There were several rumors that Rusev was injured during a non-televised live event in Bossier City, Louisiana, on Saturday night. Rusev wrestled Ryback during that show and lost to the Big Guy. Today, Rusev took it to Twitter to address these injury rumors, and in full character, he slammed the “stupid American propaganda.” Rusev wrote on...