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WWE Network free trial ending on March 22

WWE Network

The WWE Network free trial will be ending on Saturday, March 22, and it’s the last chance to try out the product for free most likely till the Summer. Those who took the free trial already but decided not to take a subscription are also being offered a second week free via e-mail from WWE, as the company hopes of a six month commitment the...

RAW rating for 03/17/2013

RAW

RAW this week drew 4,075,000 in total viewers this week, down 294,000 viewers from last week’s show. Hour one did 4,001,000 viewers, followed by 4,174,000 in the second, and then 4,051,000 in the third and final hour. RAW drew the lowest number of total viewers since the December 23, 2013 episode.

The Undertaker shows up after RAW goes off the air

The Undertaker

After RAW went off the air, the show continued for those who were present in San Antonio, Texas, with the usual post-RAW antics. John Cena came out to talk to the crowd when all of a sudden Bray Wyatt, Eric Rowan and Luke Harper of the Wyatt Family tried to spoil the party. The three on one affair soon turned into a 3 on 2 with help in the form of...

The Undertaker to appear on Main Event tonight on WWE Network

The Undertaker

The Undertaker will be making his first appearance on Main Event tonight on the WWE Network at 9PM EST as he responds to Paul Heyman’s promo as the feud between Taker, Heyman, and Lesnar continues to play out for WrestleMania. Ever since Main Event has shifted to airing live on the WWE Network, WWE has been putting some big names on the show in...

WWE Network one week free trial to be stopped

WWE Network

If you are thinking of benefiting from the one-week free WWE Network trial, you better do it fast as the promotion is coming to an end. With WrestleMania XXX fast approaching, WWE will be shutting down the free trial so anyone who wants to watch WrestleMania will be locked-in in a six month commitment. There was never a plan to let the free week...

WrestleMania XXX main event now a triple threat match

Triple H

The WrestleMania XXX main event is now officially a triple threat, although the third addition will still have to be decided earlier in the night on April 6. During yesterday’s Monday Night RAW opening segment, former Evolution members Triple H, Randy Orton, and Batista had a little fall out which ended with Triple H announcing the change of the...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 03/17/2014

RAW

We are only three weeks away from WrestleMania, and tonight Raw is in the land of “Mr. WrestleMania,” Shawn Michaels! Will “The Heartbreak Kid” be in town and make an appearance? The card getting stacked, now with Triple H facing Daniel Bryan, and the stipulation of Bryan moving on to the World Heavyweight Championship bout...

WWE and Mattel launch Slam City animated series

WWE

WWE and Mattel today announced the release of WWE Slam City, an original animated short-form series and a complete line of merchandise. The 26-episode series launches today in the U.S., Canada, and United Kingdom and it is co-produced by WWE and Mattel’s Playground Productions. Slam City features WWE Superstars John Cena, Randy Orton, The Miz...

Bloomberg looks at the WWE sale rumors

WWE

Bloomberg is the latest website which has analyzed the possibility of WWE being sold to another company after the latest rumors of AMC Networks buying WWE spiked the stock for a few minutes last week. “WWE would be very attractive to many different types of buyers. What they’ve built can’t be recreated. But without McMahon’s blessing, it...

CM Punk on AMC’s Talking Dead tonight

CM Punk

CM Punk will be making his first television appearance tonight on AMC’s Talking Dead at 10PM EST. Punk, who is advertised under his real name of Phil Brooks, will join special guests Melissa McBride and Yvette Nicole Brown on tonight’s episode which will discuss episode 14 of the popular show The Walking Dead. The former WWE champion is a huge...

Layla returns to WWE after six month absence

Layla

WWE Diva Layla returned to the ring on Friday during a non-televised live event in Waco, Texas, after a six month absence. The former one-time WWE Divas champion took a sabbatical from WWE in September of last year due to personal issues, none of which were made public. The return on Friday saw her in a tag team match with Alicia Fox losing to...

WWE preparing Network to handle WrestleMania traffic

WWE Network

One of the big questions surrounding the brand new WWE Network is the capability of supporting a large event like WrestleMania frustration-free for its subscribers. The first live “large scale” broadcast on the WWE Network was the NXT Arrival show, a broadcast which was filled with issues, leaving thousands of angry customers. WWE acknowledged...

No merger talks between WWE and AMC Networks

WWE

TheStreet.com took a look at the rumors of AMC Networks buying WWE from the McMahon family, a rumour which spiked the WWE shares on Thursday to a new all-time record of $31.98 for a few minutes. According to a source close to the situation, TheStreet.com reports that the two companies are not in merger talks and it is “just a rumor” according...

Total Divas season 2 kicks off tomorrow on E!

Total Divas

The cast of Total Divas will be returning on E! tomorrow with season two kicking off at at 9PM EST. The cast lost one member from season one – JoJo – but gained another Diva, Fandango’s dance partner  Summer Rae. Titled “New Diva On The Block,” episode one will welcome Rae to the show as well as story lines involving Nikki and...

WWE Network issues for Xbox and Playstation users

WWE Network

WWE Network problems on the Xbox and Playstation continue to persist as WWE issued two advisories regarding the service on Microsoft’s and Sony’s gaming platforms. “We would like to notify WWE Network customers using Xbox 360 of an issue accessing certain pay-per-views and classic content after launching the WWE Network app for the first...

WWE wins two CableFAX 2014 awards

WWE

WWE won two CableFAX Digital Awards this year, one for the best smartphone app and one for the best social good campaign for their efforts in the ‘Rise Above Cancer’ campaign. The WWE app has so far surpassed 11 million downloads in 220 different countries since its launch and is the app that is needed to watch the WWE Network. WWE was also...

Scooby-Doo! WrestleMania Mystery movie out on iTunes

WWE Studios

While the Scooby-Doo! WrestleMania Mystery movie will be released on March 25 in the United States on DVD and Blu-Ray, the digital version of the movie is already available on iTunes for $19.99. The plot reads, “When Shaggy and Scooby win tickets to WrestleMania, the entire gang travels in the Mystery Machine to WWE City to attend the epic...

WWE switches TV provider in Germany with new deal

WWE

WWE today announced a new multi-year TV deal with ProSiebenSat.1 for German and Austrian markets which will see WWE shows airing on free TV, pay TV, and SVOD. The new deal will have all WWE pay-per-views on Germany’s largest online video store Maxdome.de, starting with WrestleMania XXX, RAW on ProSieben FUN pay TV, Smackdown on ProSieben MAXX...