Category - WWE

Survivor Series expanding to four hours

survivorseries

W-O reader Steve Alleyne forwarded an e-mail that Ticketmaster is sending to all Survivor Series ticket holders, alerting them of a new time. The show was originally set for 8PM EST with an advertised time of 7:30PM EST. Now the new time lists 6:30PM EST for a start time of 7PM EST. That means that the Survivor Series will be expanding to four...

Total Bellas season 1 episode 4 rating

Total Bellas

Episode four of Total Bellas, titled Bryan’s Breaking Point, pulled in 630,000 viewers, up just 5,000 viewers from last week’s show. The show has averaged around 660,000 viewers so far with two episodes left to go. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Austin Aries suffers nasty eye injury at NXT live event in Fresno

Austin Aries

Austin Aries suffered one hell of a nasty eye injury at last night’s NXT live event in Fresno, California. Aries was on the receiving end of a kick to the face from NXT champion Shinsuke Nakamura and immediately went down on the ground holding his face. After Nakamura delivered a back suplex, the referee went to check on a motionless Aries and...

WWE Hall of Fame induction ceremony moves to Friday night

WWE Hall of Fame

WWE has decided to flip the days of the NXT event and Hall of Fame during WrestleMania weekend. The Hall of Fame induction ceremony is now set to take place on Friday, March 31, a day earlier than before. All previous Hall of Fame ceremonies have taken place on Saturday, the eve of WrestleMania. The NXT event, most likely another NXT Takeover...

Post-WrestleMania Smackdown to be held in Orlando as well

Smackdown

For the first time ever, Smackdown following WrestleMania will be taking place in the same host city, with Orlando next year hosting all the WWE shows. The Amway Center in downtown Orlando will be the home of four back-to-back events with the Hall of Fame, NXT, RAW, and Smackdown all taking place in the same venue. While Raw has been taking place...

WrestleMania 33 travel packages on sale on October 31

WrestleMania 33

Travel packages for WrestleMania 33 will go on sale this coming Monday on WrestleManiaTravel.com starting at 10AM EST. There will be five different packages offered: Sunshine, VIP, Platinum, Gold, and Silver. Each travel package will contain tickets for Axxess, NXT, Hall of Fame, WrestleMania, Raw, and Smackdown as well as round-trip...

WWE revenues by business segment for Q3 2016

WWE HQ

Six of the nine WWE business segments had an increase in revenue when compared to the prior year quarter. Those who performed better this year are: WWE Network subscription revenue increased 18% to $42.8 million from $36.4 million in the prior year quarter. Traditional pay-per-view purchases added another $2.3 million to that figure; Live Event...

WWE Network subscribers down to 1.44 million

WWE Network

As expected, the WWE Network subscribers count dipped a little bit for the third quarter following the free WrestleMania promotion in the second quarter. WWE reported a total of 1.44 million paid subscribers till September 30, down from the 1.56 million it had by June 30. Out of these 1.44 million subscribers, a total of 1.07 million are...

WWE reports Q3 2016 financial results

WWE HQ

WWE today announced financial results for its third quarter 2016. The Company reported Net income of $11.1 million, or $0.14 per diluted share, as compared to Net income of $10.4 million, or $0.14 per diluted share, in the prior year quarter. “During the quarter, we continued to effectively execute our content strategy, which has resulted in...

The Undertaker appears at Cleveland Cavaliers’ opening night

The Undertaker

The Undertaker made a rare appearance at the Cleveland Cavaliers’ opening night championship celebration last night, showing up in his full wrestling gear for his first public sighting since WrestleMania. Taker was accompanied by Dana and Mattigan Warrior, the wife and daughter of the late WWE Hall of Famer The Ultimate Warrior at the...

Smackdown! Live TV report for 10/25/2016

Smackdown

WWE World Champion A.J. Styles continues to get messed around by Dean Ambrose; will this happen again tonight or will he find a way to turn the tables? Becky Lynch is back in action and in two weeks, puts her Smackdown! Live Women’s Championship up for grabs against Alexa Bliss, on November 8th. Will the “Irish Lass Kicker” be in the house...

Goldberg vs Lesnar officially announced for the Survivor Series

survivorseries

The Goldberg vs Brock Lesnar match was officially announced today for the Survivor Series on WWE.COM. The match has been a lock for quite a few weeks now and the company decided to go ahead and pull the trigger now instead of WrestleMania so it coincides with the release of the WWE 2K17 video game, where Lesnar is the cover Superstar and Goldberg...

Raw rating for 10/24/2016

Raw

Raw this week with the first televised appearance of Brock Lesnar since late August drew a total of 2,819,000 viewers, down 310,000 from last week’s show with the return of Goldberg. Hour one drew 2,983,000 viewers, then 2,806,000 in the second hour, before dropping off to 2,669,000 in the third and final hour. This week’s number was on the...

Was the Brock Lesnar / Paul Heyman segment cut short on Raw?

Brock Lesnar

The Brock Lesnar segment on Raw last night seemed like it was cut short after what was designed to solidify Lesnar as the heel, the crowd turned on Goldberg and following a few pauses from Heyman, the WWE production team hit Lesnar’s music to end the segment out of nowhere. Perhaps this outcome could have been predicted since the show was from...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 10/24/2016

Raw

Introduction Segment: Welcoming The regular Raw video plays, the pyro explodes in the arena of Minneapolis, Minnesota, and we are greeted by Michael Cole, Byron Saxton, and Corey Graves. They announce that Brock Lesnar will be in the building to answer Goldberg’s challenge for a match. As well, there will be a Triple-Threat Match between Chris...