Last week’s episode of WWE Smackdown — the go-home to Battleground — garnered an average viewing audience of 2,885,000 viewers on SyFy. TV By the Numbers has data for all of the top shows on cable for Friday at this link. Smackdown Viewership Archive
New WWE TV Agreement WWE and OSN announced on Monday that Raw will air live on OSN in the Middle East and North Africa through 2019. You can read more at this link as the agreement also includes other WWE programming – including Smackdown, NXT, Main Event and pay-per-view events – to air on OSN […]
- Adam Eaton sent word that the Cartoon Network will air Scooby-Doo! The WWE Mystery on Saturday night at 6 PM. You can read their schedule at this link. – WWE announced Monday on dot com that John Cena’s “Never Give Up” sneakers are now exclusively available at Kmart. – Randy Orton was stopped by […]
WWE has announced a series of live SummerSlam Panels before the show on August 15-17. They’ll take place from Club Nokia at LA LIVE in Los Angeles and tickets go on sale at AXS.com starting this Saturday, July 26, at 1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT. The panels will include conversation between a WWE moderator and […]
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WWE Should Apologize For Promo The Daily Mail has a new article online that covers the ridiculous promo by Lana at Sunday night’s WWE Battleground pay-per-view. As previously reported, WWE is facing criticism for a line where she referred incredulously to the MH17 airplane crash prior to Rusev’s match against Jack Swagger. Click here for […]
Dublin native Joey Cabray discussed his time in WWE developmental with the Independent. Below is an excerpt from his comments, where he hit on the backstage politics: “It was like a shark tank,” he says. “It just wasn’t for me. I’m not really good at politicking. There was a lot underhandedness; it was kind of […]
WWE is facing criticism for moving forward for the pro-Vladimir Putin gimmick of Lana, with some accusing she referred incredulously to the MH17 airplane crash in her promo at Sunday’s Battleground pay-per-view. The line that’s drawing the ire of critics is as follows: “You blame Russia for recent current events.” You can watch a snippet […]
WWE wrote in their recap of the Intercontinental Championship Battle Royal at Battleground that Rob Van Dam was pulled due to injury. They did not elaborate but touted a later update. Click here for coverage on dot com. We noted earlier that RVD was noticeably absent from the match, with Damien Sandow re-added. We also […]
John Cena retained the WWE World Heavyweight Championship in the Fatal 4-Way Match at Battleground on Sunday night. The finish saw Cena hit Randy Orton with the Attitude Adjustment onto Kane, pinning The Big Red Machine to go over. The note to make is that Cena will defend the title against Brock Lesnar at SummerSlam, […]
Paul Heyman, in-character, Tweeted that he was “heading to pick up Plan C” during the WWE Battleground main event. Heyman stated in his Tweet it was “just in case” and hash-tagged #Raw. You can view it below: In case you're wondering … Heading to pick up #PlanC … Just in case. @WWE #RAW pic.twitter.com/Sgpkz47ewv — […]
While the talk coming out of last week’s Raw was that John Cena handing the World Heavyweight Championship belt to Ric Flair was a way of retiring it, that’s not the case. Cena came out with both the World Heavyweight Championship and WWE Championship title belts at Battleground on Sunday. Both titles were used in […]
The Miz won the WWE Intercontinental Championship in a battle royal at Battleground on Sunday night. Miz, who hadn’t been eliminated, spent a large portion on the outside, where he “played possum.” The match came down to Sheamus and Dolph Ziggler. Once Ziggler eliminated Sheamus, he got ready to celebrate when Miz came back into […]
There was an apparent last-minute change of plans to the 20-man Intercontinental Championship Battle Royal at WWE Battleground. Damien Sandow, dressed as a “beach bum,” was included, when he was previously pulled and Rob Van Dam was noticeably absent. It should be noted that Fandango was pulled as he was scripted into a Kickoff match […]