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WWE Raw Audience Rises Against Intense Competition

This week’s episode of Monday Night Raw did an average viewing audience of 3,904,667 viewers on the USA Network. Below is how the show did each hour: Hour one – 4,095,000 viewers Hour two – 3,897,000 viewers Hour three – 3,722,000 viewers Not only is this week’s viewership average up (+142,000) from the week prior, […]

Total Divas Viewership Down From Mid-Season 3 Premiere

This week’s episode of Total Divas garnered an average viewing audience of 1,295,000 viewers on E. This number was down (-116,000 viewers) from the week prior. TV by the Numbers has data for the top 100 cable shows among adults 18-49 for Sunday at this link. Below are the viewership numbers for every episode of […]

Title Match Added To Royal Rumble: Updated PPV Card

The Usos will defend the WWE Tag Team Championship against The MIz and Damien Mizdow at Royal Rumble. Below is the updated pay-per-view lineup: Triple Threat Match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship – Brock Lesnar (c) vs. John Cena vs. Seth Rollins 30-Man Royal Rumble Match Winner faces the WWE World Heavyweight Champion at […]

WWE Network/UK Update, Dark Match Results, Ambrose’s Shrink

- We’ve been told the WWE Network is available on all platforms in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The official launch date is Monday, January 19, 2015. Wrestling News World reader Scott McGaffin Tweeted me this: Click here to load Photo/Tweet (if not loaded) @wnwdotcom #WWENetworkUK available on PS3! pic.twitter.com/yFZkYVDqLX — Scott McGaffin (@ScottMcGaffin) January […]

10 Participants In Royal Rumble, Bryan To Lose Spot?

Kane and The Big Show have been added to the 2015 30-man Royal Rumble match. Other confirmed participants include Roman Reigns, Daniel Bryan, Rusev, Wade Barrett, Goldust, Stardust, Bray Wyatt and Dean Ambrose. Apparently the plan is for Daniel Bryan to rematch Kane on next week’s TVs. If Bryan loses, he’ll lose his spot in […]

WWE Main Event Pulled From WWE Network

WWE announced on this week’s episode of Main Event the show will not air live next Tuesday on the WWE Network. Instead, the show will be replaced by Santino Marella’s Royal Rumble Lottery Special. As for why this is being done, apparently an issue exists with WWE’s TV distribution agreement with Sky Sports — the […]

WWE Identifies New Growth Model

Stephanie McMahon and George Barrios presented at the 17th Annual Needham Growth Conference in New York City on Tuesday. Several points of the core WWE business model were explored, including the company’s new growth model. In 2015 and beyond, the plan is to grow the WWE Network global subscription model, focus on global TV distribution […]

Kevin Nash Doesn’t See Himself Returning To WWE Programming

Kevin Nash, who is currently suspended from his Legend’s contract with WWE, commented on Twitter that he doesn’t see himself returning to WWE programming when his suspension is lifted. The following is from his verified Twitter account: Click here to load Tweet (if not loaded) I don't see after my suspension, Kevin Nash returning to […]

Daniel Bryan Not “Ambitious” By WWE’s Standards

The Sports section of AlternativeNation.net conducted an interview with Daniel Bryan. Bryan, who returned to the ring for the first time since May at Tuesday night’s Smackdown taping, discussed having no ambition according to WWE standards. You can read an excerpt the publication sent us below: On Vince McMahon encouraging talent to reach for the […]

RAW Is Blogged – And Yes, It Is Weird That You Sit Down To Pee!

This episode of Raw was both good and bad, but I’m not sure the great moments outweigh the issues going on within the WWE with creative direction and storylines. It’s not like they don’t have greatness on their roster, they have a lot of guys on their way up, but the creative just isn’t there. […]

Report: Bobby Lashley Pulled From Upcoming Bellator Fight

TheMMAReport.com is reporting that Bobby Lashley has been pulled from his scheduled fight at next month’s Bellator 134 due to an undisclosed injury. According to their report, James Thompson is now scheduled to face King Mo in a heavyweight bout. Bellator has yet to officially announce the fight change. Bellator 134 will take place Friday, […]

WWE Network Up & Running In UK & Ireland

My friend Mike Brailsford, who is from the United Kingdom, noted the WWE Network is already active over there online by accessing WWE.com. Additionally, we’ve heard from UK readers that were able to signup on iPhone, iPad and both Xbox game platforms. The official launch date for the WWE Network in the UK and Ireland […]