Category - WWE

Smackdown rating for 02/25/2016

This week’s Smackdown drew 2,395,000 viewers, down 63,000 viewers from last week’s 2,458,000 number. CNN took the night with the GOP debate, drawing 13 million viewers. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Triple H wrestling on the March to WrestleMania Network special

A WWE.COM article regarding the upcoming WWE Network special March to WrestleMania revealed that Triple H will be wrestling and defending his WWE World Heavyweight title on the show however the article has since been deleted from the website. The preview stated, “Just three weeks shy of WrestleMania, WWE World Heavyweight Champion Triple H will...

WWE returning to Japan in July

WWE Japan announced that the company will be returning to the Land of the Rising Sun on July 1 and 2 for two back-to-back shows at the Ryogkoku Sumo Arena in Tokyo. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Saturday, April 16, with more information being released in mid March. WWE held a couple of shows in Japan over the 4th of July last year...

Owens vs AJ Styles advertised for MSG live event

The Madison Square Garden non-televised live WWE event show just got a match that everyone would want to see as new advertising for the show reveals a Kevin Owens vs AJ Styles match. Owens was supposed to have a match against Dean Ambrose that night, a 30 minute Iron Man match for the Intercontinental title. The show is being billed as a Daniel...

Shane McMahon added to Raw in Chicago on March 7

The recently returned Shane McMahon has been added to the March 7 Monday Night Raw which will take place from Chicago, Illinois, at the Allstate Arena. The announcement was made by the Allstate Arena website which posted a note on the Raw event page reading, “JUST ANNOUNCED: For the 1st time in over a decade Shane McMahon will be live in Chicago...

Daniel Bryan to appear at Smackdown tapings in London, England

Daniel Bryan will be traveling to the United Kingdom for the WWE WrestleMania Revenge Tour and will be appearing on the Smackdown tapings to be held on Tuesday, April 19, in London at the O2 Arena. “A heartfelt goodbye does not mean farewell. Now you have the opportunity to prove to the ultimate underdog that the Yes! movement is strong,” says...

Roman Reigns pulled from non-televised live events

Roman Reigns is off the non-televised live events this coming weekend as well as next week as WWE continues to sell the storyline from this past Monday’s Raw where Triple H beat him up pretty bad, an attack which was enjoyed by WWE fans in the arena judging by their approval. WWE.COM said that Reigns underwent nasal reconstruction surgery...

Paul Bearer’s WWE Hall of Fame ring ends up on Pawn Stars

The Hall of Fame ring owned by the family of the late Paul Bearer was on History Channel’s Pawn Stars episode yesterday. “WWE, the sort of… wrestling thing,” laughed Rick Harrison as he was presented by the ring for a potential sale. Harrison recounted how his kids used to think it’s the “greatest thing in the world” and then he...

Total Divas season 5 episode 6 rating

Episode 6 of season 5 of Total Divas which was titled End of a Friendship? drew a total of 777,000 viewers, continuing its downward trend for the fifth week in a row. That is down from last week’s 808,000 number and the second lowest rated episode of the whole series. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

No decision yet from DISH to offer WrestleMania 32 on pay-per-view

One of the biggest television and pay-per-view providers, DISH, has so far not made a decision if it will carry WrestleMania 32 on traditional pay-per-view. When we reached out to the company today, their corporate communication officer told us, “DISH continues to consider the value of WWE pay-per-view on an event by event basis and has made no...

WWE Network turns 2 today!

The WWE Network turned two years old today, currently standing at just over 1.2 million paid subscribers with data provided until December 31, 2015. WWE officially unveiled the WWE Network to the media and fans worldwide at CES 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada, on January 9 live from the Wynn Hotel with Vince McMahon, Stephanie McMahon, Triple H, Shawn...

Shane McMahon joins Twitter

Shane McMahon has finally joined the Twitter world using the @shanemcmahon username. His Twitter profile reads, “4th generation McMahon in the family business. Father. New Yorker. Sneakerhead.” His first tweet was a thank you to the Detroit crowd, which provided him with a moment he said he would never forget. “What a night. Thank you...

The Undertaker to return on Raw next Monday

It was announced during the Smackdown tapings yesterday that the Undertaker will be returning to Raw this coming Monday at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. This will be the first time since the Survivor Series that the Undertaker will be appearing on WWE television. The show celebrated 25 years of the Undertaker and he teamed up with...

Payback 2016 in New Jersey switched to Extreme Rules

The Payback pay-per-view at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, has been changed to an Extreme Rules pay-per-view on the same date. Ticketmaster was selling tickets to the Payback event at the arena however now it was changed to Extreme Rules with the Prudential Center website also changing the name of the event. Last year, Extreme Rules...

Raw rating for 02/22/2016

This week’s Raw, with the surprise return of Shane McMahon, drew a total of 3,884,000 viewers, up 651,000 viewers from last week’s show. Hour one did 4,201,000 viewers, followed by 4,055,000 in the second hour, and then down to 3,396,000 in the third and final hour. From hour one to hour three Raw lost a whopping 805,000 viewers. This was the...

Payback 2016 pre-sale now on

The pre-sale for the Payback pay-per-view kicked off this morning at 10AM EST on Ticketmaster.com with the code WWEPC unlocking tickets for the show. This pre-sale ends on Thursday at 11:59PM EST. Ticket prices are $30, $50, $70, $85, $105, $2015, $405, and $505 with tickets then going on sale for the general public this Friday at Noon...

Vince McMahon drops the F-bomb live on Raw

Vince McMahon dropped the F-bomb live on Monday Night Raw last night but thankfully those behind the censor button caught it right on cue. However with thousands of fans filming on their cameras and cell phones, the whole thing was caught on fan footage. After the two shook hands and Shane said that they had a deal, Vince said, “I will have one...

Shane McMahon thanks Detroit crowd for their welcome

During the commercial break following the opening segment with Vince, Stephanie, and Shane McMahon, the returning McMahon thanked the Detroit crowd for their fantastic welcome. Standing at the top of the ramp, Shane said, “You truly have no idea…I got goosebumps right now…my nipples are hard! I am excited!” Shane added that it’s been...

Snickers to be exclusive presenting partner of WrestleMania 32

WWE announced that Mars, Inc, will be the exclusive presenting partner of WrestleMania 32 through its Snickers brand. Snickers’ partnership with WWE will be highlighted by a series of custom content integration within the WWE Network telecast, promotional activity at WrestleMania Axxess, and integration on Raw and Smackdown. The agreement also...