Category - WWE

RAW rating for 12/23/2013

RAW

This week’s taped edition of Monday Night RAW did 3,821,000 viewers, down 331,000 viewers from last week’s show. Hour one did 3,893,000 viewers followed by 3,959,000 in the second, and 3,610,000 in the third and final hour. (Ratings compiled by Nielsen Media Research and put online by PWInsider.com)

Brock Lesnar rumored to be attending UFC 168 tomorrow

Brock Lesnar (UFC)

MMAFighting.com is reporting that WWE Superstar Brock Lesnar is rumored to be attending tomorrow’s UFC 168: Weidman vs Silva 2 in Las Vegas and reporters who had a chat with Dana White following the press conference yesterday asked him about it. When White was asked if UFC was going to talk business with one of their biggest PPV draws in the...

WWE shares shoot up to 52-week high on Boxing Day

WWE HQ

WWE shares shot up to a 52-week high today, reaching $16.33 at one point during the Boxing Day trading. Shares eventually settled at $16.19 a piece, which is the highest it has closed for a couple of years, and it was an increase of 2.27% over Wednesday’s closing. The company currently has a market cap of $1.19 billion.

WWE resumes live events with 10 shows in 5 days

WWE

WWE Superstars and Divas are back on the road today, with two shows every day until December 30 as their Christmas break is over. Today the will be shows in Chicago and New York, with a return to Madison Square Garden. On Friday it’s Hartford and Indianapolis, then Saturday to Newark and Detroit, Sunday is Smackdown tapings in Washington, D.C...

Batista comments on his WWE return

Batista

On his official @DaveBautista Twitter account, the former WWE and World Heavyweight champion Batista made his first comment after his return to the company was announced on Monday Night RAW yesterday. “I can’t wait to get to the Cheesefest in Hoakietown and punch somebody right In the f’n face! Playtime’s over children,”...

WWE officially announces the return of Batista on RAW

Batista

With the surprise factor gone, WWE has officially announced that Batista will be returning to the company on the January 20 edition of Monday Night RAW, a week before the Royal Rumble. The return of Batista was spoiled by the website of the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, promoting his appearance on the website for their February 16...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 12/23/2013

RAW

It’s the Christmas episode of Raw tonight, which means there will be a lot of “nice-ness,” right? Nope! It’s still WWE, so the usual feuds shall go on. What is the status of Daniel Bryan following The Wyatt Family’s assault on him from Smackdown? Also, Erik Rowan and Luke Harper picked up a big win over Tag-Team...

RAW preview for tonight’s taped broadcast

RAW

Tonight’s Monday Night RAW will not be live as the show was taped last week to give the crew some time off for the holidays. Scheduled for the taped broadcast are: a 12-Diva Jingle Bells match; Sin Cara vs Curtis Axel; The Wyatt Family vs Daniel Bryan, Cody Rhodes, and Goldust; a singing contest between 3MB, Xavier Woods, R-Truth, and the...

Batista advertised for upcoming WWE event in Las Vegas

Batista

PWInsider.com is reporting that Batista is being advertised for an upcoming non-televised live event in Las Vegas, Nevada, on February 16. The website says that WWE sources confirmed that the former WWE and World Heavyweight champion is expected to return possibly at the Royal Rumble as one of the surprise entrants. Batista left WWE in 2010 after...

Punk, Kofi, Fandango, and AJ in a funny all star bowling match

CM Punk

WWE Superstars CM Punk, Kofi Kingston, Fandango, and AJ Lee appeared on the latest episode of Chris Hardwick’s All Star Bowling on The Nerdist Channel earlier today. The WWE crew took on the Nerdist team featuring Chris Hardwick, Ron Funches, Matt Mira, and Matt Cohen in an All Star Celebrity Bowling match. Sporting WWE t-shirts, the WWE...

WWE crew and the boss visiting troops overseas

Vince Mcmahon

WWE Superstars Big Show and R-Truth are tagging along with WWE Divas Alicia Fox and Eva Marie and supervised by the big boss, Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon, as they bring some holiday cheer to troops stationed overseas. The yearly mini-trip, which replaces the massive production of hosting Tribute to the Troops overseas, seems to be visiting...

Eva Marie up for votes for Maxim Hot 100 list

Eva Marie

Chalk one up for WWE Diva Eva Marie! The newbie, who has made her name on the recently finished Total Divas on E! has been nominated for Maxim’s Hot 100 list. Eva Marie has a tough, tough challenge competing against tons of other super hot women from all forms of sports and entertainment to make it to the list. To vote go to .

RAW rating for 12/16/2013

RAW

The post-TLC Monday Night RAW drew a 2.95 rating with a total of 4,112,000 viewers which is down 40,000 viewers from the Slammy RAW of the previous week. Hour one of the show drew 4,417,000 viewers, followed by 4,297,000 in the second hour, and 3,886,000 in the third and final hour. The show suffered a whopping 411,000 viewers drop between the...

WWE taping television shows for the holidays this week

WWE

WWE taped the December 23 edition of Monday Night RAW for next week last night in Austin, Texas, but will have the December 30 RAW live as usual. The company is also taping two episodes of Smackdown tonight and tomorrow which will air on December 26 and January 2 respectively. WWE Superstars, Divas, and crew will have a few days off for the...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 12/16/2013

RAW

Alright, it’s over 24 hours since T.L.C. and do we have ONE Champion? Do we have a NEW landscape in the WWE? Do we finally have a CLEAN finish from a big, important match? (Which, was really built extremely well last week!) I predicted that Randy Orton (with my Dad’s opinion) needed this win more, and I’m still sticking with it...

Total Divas season one finale rating

Total Divas

The final episode of season one of Total Divas drew 1,295,000 viewers, up 95,000 viewers from episode 13 last week. The season finale went head-to-head with the TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs pay-per-view. In this 14-episode first season, Total Divas was a surprise hit for WWE and E!, usually benefitting from the audience of Keeping Up With The...

WWE hopes to secure millions in new TV deal for all shows

WWE

Variety has an excellent article regarding the upcoming WWE negotiations over their television shows RAW, Smackdown, Main Event, Saturday Morning Slam, and Total Divas. All shows are up for renewal at the same time, something that WWE has done for the first time after two years of “quietly lining up rights to expire simultaneously in an effort...

Randy Orton becomes the WWE World Heavyweight champion at TLC

Randy Orton

Here are the results from last night’s TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs pay-per-view which took place from the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. Fandango defeated Dolph Ziggler in the kickoff match; CM Punk defeated The Shield in a 3-on-1 handicap match; AJ Lee defeated Natalya to retain the Divas title; Big E. Langston defeated Damien Sandow to...