Category - WWE

WWE Studios and Lionsgate extend partnership for six more movies

WWE Studios

WWE Studios and Lionsgate today announced an extension to their partnership which will include six new action films involving WWE Superstars. The first movie announced is titled Vendetta, starring The Big Show in a movie directed by Jen and Sylvia Soska, the twins behind See No Evil 2. It will start production in the Summer. Written by Justin...

WWE 2K15 video game to launch on October 28

WWE 2K15

It’s good news for WWE video games fans as 2K and WWE today announced that the WWE 2K15 game will be released on October 28 in the United States and October 31 for the rest of the world. The sequel to the popular 2K14 video game will be available for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and for the first time on Xbox One and PlayStation 4. This will be the...

Another law firm investigating WWE over possible fraud

WWE HQ

Another law firm is now investigating possible securities fraud claims against WWE resulting from inaccurate statements the company made regarding its business practices, financial statements and prospects. Ademi & O’Reilly, LLP, joins another law firm the law firm, Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC, which is doing its own investigation headed up...

RAW rating for 05/19/2014

RAW

A lot of people skipped the RAW from London this week as is usually the case for International pre-taped shows with the show getting only 3,763,000 viewers, down nearly a quarter of a million viewers from last week. Hour one did 3,535,000 viewers, followed by 3,903,000 in the second hour, and 3,852,000 in the third and final hour. This was the...

Addition and changes to Payback 2014 PPV card

Rob Van Dam

A new match was announced for Payback last night during Monday Night RAW and another match had two stipulations added to it. Rob Van Dam won a ‘Beat The Clock’ challenge which also included Big E, Ryback, Alberto Del Rio, Dolph Ziggler, and Mark Henry in other matches. Van Dam defeated Del Rio in 4 minutes 15 seconds to become the number one...

WWE Diva Eva Marie named in Maxim’s Hot 100

Eva Marie

WWE Diva and star of the Total Divas television show, Eva Marie, has made it to the Maxim Hot 100 of 2014 coming in at #83. The “All Red Everything” Diva managed to crack the list just one year after making her WWE debut which came on episode one of season one of Total Divas. “That’s freaking awesome! I’m so excited, that’s insane. I...

Triple H on the June 2014 cover of Muscle & Fitness magazine

Triple H

Triple H is gracing the June 2014 cover of Muscle & Fitness Magazine and at 44 years of age he looks pretty jacked up! This is not the first time that the former WWE champion is on the cover of this particular magazine. Inside the issue, Triple H talks about balancing his in-ring career with his executive duties, all the while spending time...

Total Divas season 2 episode 9 rebounds in the ratings

Total Divas

The bikini-filled episode of Total Divas rebounded in the ratings this past Sunday as the “What Happens In Cabo” episode nine did 1,310,000 viewers on E! That is way up from last week’s 750,000 which now sits as the lowest rated episode of the whole series. Episode nine got the highest viewership of the show in a month and it is the second...

Five WWE Superstars announced for Chicago’s Comic Con in August

John Cena

Wizard World today announced WWE Superstars John Cena, Batista and Bray Wyatt, WWE Hall of Famer Bruno Sammartino, and WWE Diva Paige are scheduled to greet fans, sign autographs and pose for photo ops at its biggest and longest running event, Wizard World Chicago Comic Con on August 21, 22, and 23 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. Cena...

Trailer for the must-see Paul Heyman DVD/Blu-Ray released

Paul Heyman

WWE has released the trailer for the upcoming Paul Heyman DVD and Blu-Ray which is titled “Ladies and Gentleman, My Name is Paul Heyman,” a release which will cover the career of the “mad scientist” from his early days as a photographer, to working for WCW, moving to ECW, WWE, and more. This will contain a sit-down documentary-style...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 05/19/2014

RAW

Tonight, the future of the WWE is at stake, with the shocking news that WWE World Heavyweight Champion Daniel Bryan will be out of action for a while following neck surgery last week. Of course, what does this mean for the title? We will find out tonight, as the “state of the WWE World Heavyweight Championship” is to be addressed. Also, with...

WWE stocks go even lower following conference call with investors

WWE HQ

Today’s conference call with investors didn’t do anything to alleviate any fears regarding the company and Wall Street responded by driving the stock even lower than Friday, ending the day at 10.96, another 2.75% drop. While both McMahon and Barrios explained in more detail what happened last week, no good news was given and the conference...

Total Divas renewed for season 3, Rosa Mendes joins the cast

Rosa Mendes

E! and WWE along with Bunim-Murray Productions today announced that Total Divas has been renewed for season 3 and will start airing new episodes on Sunday, September 7. The cast will consist of Nikki and Brie Bella, Natalya, Naomi, Cameron, Eva Marie, Summer Rae, and a new addition – Rosa Mendes. Mendes has been with WWE since 2006 and this...

RAW and Smackdown to tape from London today and tomorrow

Hulk Hogan

WWE will be taping both RAW and Smackdown at London’s O2 Arena tonight and tomorrow as the WrestleMania Revenge Tour of Europe enters its second and final week. Tonight’s RAW will be airing on tape delay and contrary to previous reports, Vince McMahon is in the house to run the ship. McMahon was rumored to be staying back in the U.S. to face...

Over $100 million spent on WWE Network so far

WWE Network

The WWE Network was another major topic during today’s conference call with investors, hosted by Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon and Chief Strategy & Financial Officer George Barrios. Barrios revealed that they spent over $100 million so far on the Network, $75 million went in the creation of it and another $40 million went on staff hiring...

Vince McMahon says NBC Universal deal was a disappointment

WWE

WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon admitted that they were disappointed with the amount of money they got from the NBC Universal deal although he was happy with the International deals that the company managed to get done so far. The company recently wrapped up deals in the United Kingdom, Thailand, and finalizing a deal in India, all of which...

CM Punk and AJ Lee getting married next month

CM Punk

Former WWE champ CM Punk appeared at a Chicago Cubs baseball game at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois, yesterday, and sang “Take me out to the ballgame” during the seventh inning. Punk was interviewed in Comcast’s SportsNet booth during the game and announced that he is getting married next month to WWE Diva AJ Lee. AJ was there with him...

Daniel Bryan to make an appearance on RAW from London

Daniel Bryan

WWE World Heavyweight champion Daniel Bryan will be “appearing” on Monday Night RAW from London this coming week although he obviously won’t be there live in person. Bryan will most likely be appearing “via satellite” as the state of the World Heavyweight title will be addressed. Bryan underwent neck surgery on Thursday and will be out...

Former Attorney General of Louisiana launches WWE investigation

WWE

Former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq., a partner at the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC, announced that KSF has commenced an investigation into WWE following the announcement of their new TV deal with NBC Universal. KSF’s investigation is focusing on whether WWE and/or its officers and directors violated state...