Category - WWE

Hall of Fame ceremony airing live on the WWE Network

Hall of Fame

Here’s another reason why you should subscribe to the WWE Network when it launches on February 24: The WWE Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be airing live, in full, on Saturday, April 5. While USA Network has aired segments of the Hall of Fame and WWE.COM also streamed parts of it, this will be the first time that the full, unedited ceremony...

RAW rating for 02/10/2014

RAW

Monday Night RAW this week pulled a 3.14 rating with a total of 4,329,000 viewers, up just over 100,000 viewers from last week’s 4,211,000. Hour one did 4,499,000 viewers followed by 4,336,000 in hour two and then 4,153,000 in the third and final hour. (Ratings credit: PWInsider.com)

Hulk Hogan returning to WWE on February 24 RAW

Hulk Hogan

PWInsider.com is reporting that Hulk Hogan is confirmed to return on the February 24 edition of Monday Night RAW, the night after the Elimination Chamber pay-per-view and the day that the WWE Network is launched. Hogan, who is coming along with Jimmy Hart, was set to return at the WWE Network announcement event in Las Vegas however plans changed...

SummerSlam 2014 returning to Los Angeles

SummerSlam

The second biggest WWE pay-per-view of the year, SummerSlam, will be once again held at the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California. This will be the sixth SummerSlam in a row to be held at the STAPLES Center, with the date this year being August 17. Tickets for the show go on sale on March 15 with pre-sale kicking off a few days before...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 02/10/2014

RAW

Raw redeemed themselves last week with the main-event scenario a little, but unfortunately, Smackdown took a step backwards. As I wrote last week, I believe that Christian should ride this “one more match/one last chance” and win all his matches right up to Elimination Chamber. Then it would make it interesting (even though he would...

John Cena grants 400th wish for Make-A-Wish Foundation

John Cena

John Cena has reached yet another milestone with Make-A-Wish Foundation, granting his 400th wish, the highest for any celebrity. Cena’s accomplishment was announced on the Wish.org website. “We would like to thank John Cena for his commitment to Make-A-Wish, and congratulate him on being the first celebrity to grant 400 wishes,” read a small...

Mark Henry does the split at non-televised live event

Mark Henry

Fans who attended the San Jose non-televised WWE live event over the weekend were treated to a first – Mark Henry doing a split! The move came after Rey Mysterio, Mark Henry, and Xavier Woods beat Alberto Del Rio and the Real Americans in a six-man tag team match and Woods started dancing and trying to get Henry to bust a move. Eventually...

No deal yet between WWE and NBC Universal for WWE TV rights

WWE

The New York Post is reporting that it might be a Valentine’s Day massacre for WWE and NBC Universal as NBCU has up until Friday to accept or refuse WWE’s offer for their television shows. NBCU had an exclusive negotiating period with WWE which ended last week and the NY Post says that there is “no deal in sight.” Once Friday is gone, WWE...

The Undertaker set for February 24 RAW return

The Undertaker

PWInsider.com is reporting that The Undertaker will be making his return on WWE television on the February 24 edition of Monday Night RAW, the day that the WWE Network is officially launched to the public. It is around the usual time that the Undertaker returns to kick off his road to WrestleMania, lately his only physical participation inside a...

John Cena becomes the most-liked active U.S. athlete on Facebook

John Cena

Despite the boos and the “Cena Sucks” chants, one thing is for sure: A lot of people like John Cena! WWE announced yesterday that Cena has passed Kobe Bryant to become the most-liked active U.S. athlete on Facebook with more than 18.6 million followers. Cena is also the seventh most-followed athlete in the world and has more Facebook followers...

Hall Of Fame and post-WM RAW location gets a new name

Hall of Fame

The WWE Hall of Fame induction ceremony and the post-WrestleMania RAW will no longer be marketed as coming from the New Orleans Arena as the owners of the building have signed a deal for a new name! The arena will now be called the Smoothie King Center following a $40 million deal over 10 years with the NBA team New Orleans Pelicans. The change is...

WWE.COM takes a look at its Ring of Honor Superstars

Antonio Cesaro

In a rare interview acknowledging other wrestling companies around, WWE.COM talked with several Superstars who came through the ranks of Ring of Honor as well as its founder, Gabe Sapolsky. The ones interviewed are Seth Rollins, Colt Cabana, Antonio Cesaro, and Daniel Bryan, leaving out one very important member of the ROH group – CM...

RAW rating for 02/03/2014

RAW

Monday Night RAW this week did 4,211,000 viewers with a 3.15 rating, down over 500,000 viewers from the post-Royal Rumble show last week. Hour one pulled in 4,428,000 viewers, hour two dropping slightly to 4,221,000 and then a drop to 3,983,00 viewers in the third and final hour. (Ratings credit: PWInsider.com)

List of PPV archive to air on WWE Network published

WWE Network

WWE.COM has published a list of the pay-per-view archive that will be available right from the first day of the launch of the WWE Network come February 24. Over 400 pay-per-views from WWE, WCW, and ECW, will be available to stream as part of the $9.99 per month price. The shows are supposed to air uncut and unedited with some of them carrying a...