This week’s commercial free Super Smackdown Live did a a 2.29 cable rating with an average viewership of 3,330,000 viewers on the USA Network. This is a very strong number for the show set to repeat Friday in its normal timeslot on SyFy. Smackdown Ratings Archive
WWE’s video game partner, THQ, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and will seek a buyer (in Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.) to help recover from years of business and creative missteps. All studios are scheduled to remain open with all developmental teams continuing to work during the sale period, subject to Court approval of […]
- Universal Studios issued a statement on Wednesday, stating there would not being any Impact Wrestling events at the venue in the month of February. Devin Cutting circulated the statement that reads: “There are no IMPACT WRESTLING events at Universal Studios for the month of February 2013 due to the stars of IMPACT WRESTLING entertaining […]
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- WWE sent out the following press release on Wednesday: MUMBAI, India, December 19, 2012 – WWE (NYSE: WWE) today announced the appointment of Mayuri Pitale as Consumer & Promotions Licensing (CPL) Manager and Carl Sequeira as Marketing Manager in its India office. The appointment of these two key positions is a testament to WWE’s […]
Tommy Dreamer suffered a puncture wound on his forehead that resulted in an enormous knot that he claims was a result of the storyline attack by The Shield on Monday’s episode of WWE Raw. Dreamer wrote on Twitter he was forced to make a visit to the local Emergency Room and the doctor asked if he wanted […]
- WWE is advertising Santa Claus as the guest host of next week’s Christmas Eve episode of Raw. The company taped the show Tuesday night after SuperSmackdown Live as you can read full taping results at this link. – For those unaware, WWE Raw returns to the CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh, PA on Monday, […]
The Prime Time Players take over “WWE Inbox” and confront several of their co-workers. You can watch it embedded in the video below: [youtube id="Ik4GZeZ-s-k" width="620" height="360"]
As announced on SuperSmackdown Live, Ryback will face CM Punk for the WWE Championship on the January 7th episode of Raw from the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Florida.
Sin Cara has been working through a legitimate left knee injury and was expected to need time off. This is the reason for The Shield attacking him on this week’s SuperSmackdown. The kayfabe update, just announced on the broadcast, is Cara has “severe knee” damage.
Alex Riley beat Michael McGillicutty in a dark match prior to Tuesday’s Smackdown/Raw taping from the CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It’s also worth noting the show isn’t exactly airing live as it began about 45 minutes prior to the show going on the USA Network. This was done to conserve time as WWE […]
This week’s WWE Raw did a 2.89 cable rating with an average viewing audience of 4,230,000 viewers on the USA Network. Below is the by hour breakdown of viewership: Hour one – 4,290,000 Hour two – 4,410,000 Hour three – 3,990,000 Raw Ratings Archive
ESPN has a new Q&A online with Mike Tyson to promote WWE ’13. Below are the highlights: Would he wrestle for WWE: “If I’m healthy, and I am, I think, I would do it,” he said. “You have to be in shape. You can’t just come off the street and do this stuff. I did […]
Both Hulk Hogan and Eric Bischoff weighed in on Ric Flair returning to WWE on this week’s Raw. Their Tweets are below: Great to see Flair doing his thing again.HH — Hulk Hogan (@HulkHogan) December 18, 2012 Very happy for RIc Flair. — Eric Bischoff (@EBischoff) December 18, 2012 Hogan was instrumental in bringing Flair […]