This week’s episode of WWE Smackdown garnered an average viewing audience of 2,589,000 viewers on SyFy. That is up +61,000 viewers from the week prior. TV by the Numbers has data for the top 100 cable shows among adults 18-49 for the whole day at this link. Smackdown Viewership Archive: January 2, 2015 (Friday) – […]
I had the opportunity to speak with indy wrestler Dan The Man last month at Central Illinois Pro Wrestling’s “Aftermath” show in Kincaid, Illinois, to talk about his career, who he looks up to, WrestleMania 31, and much more. Below is an entire recap of the interview: How did you get your start in wrestling? Dan: […]
Hello once again and welcome to another edition of the Smackdown Breakdown. What a week it’s been in the world of WWE, with Payback taking place on Sunday, which I felt was a decent show in it’s own right but it was totally blown apart on Wednesday night by the NXT Takeover: Unstoppable special on […]
WWE has updated their Key Performance Indicators, giving the preliminary buyrate number for WWE Extreme Rules. This year’s show did 56,000 traditional buys, according to the document including preliminary data that you can read at this link. Traditional buys no longer mean what they once did as WWE has transitioned from pay-per-view to WWE Network subscriptions. […]
Scott Fishman of The Miami Herald has a new article online featuring quotes from Trish Stratus. The piece is done to promote Trish and Lita being part of the Women in Wrestling Fan Expo on Saturday in Wilmington, NC. Below are the highlights: The careers of Stratus and Lita paralleling right from the beginning in […]
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WWE is back on the road this weekend, below is their latest touring schedule: WWE Live Events: Friday from the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, NH (more info) Saturday from the DCU Center in Worcester, MA (more info) Saturday from the Utica Memorial Auditorium in Utica, NY (more info) Sunday from the Westchester County Center […]
The story that has dominated headlines since Wednesday night — even overshadowing the WWE NXT debut of Samoa Joe — is the status of Impact Wrestling on Destination America. Rumors began to run rampant once a report attributed to Dave Meltzer’s Wrestling Observer publication leaked that Destination America had marked Impact for cancelation at the […]
There was a possible injury at Thursday night’s WWE NXT tapings from the campus of Full Sail University. The injury happened during Jason Jordan & Mikaze vs. The Vaudevillians. The referee stropped the match and according to Wrestling News World’s Scott Brooks, Mikaze seemed to be very loopy and Jordan seemed to be disappointed due […]
WWE has officially added WWE Divas Champion Nikki Bella vs. Paige vs. Naomi to the Elimination Chamber pay-per-view in a couple weeks. Below is the updated lineup: WWE World Heavyweight Championship Match – Seth Rollins (c) vs. Dean Ambrose Singles Match – WWE United States Champion John Cena vs. WWE NXT Champion Kevin Owens Elimination […]
WWE posted the following Smackdown Fallout videos after this week’s episode of Smackdown aired: WNW Contacts – Send News, Email Richard Gray, Premium Support, Ask WNW. Download our FREE App! Dirt Sheet for iPhone, Android and iPad.
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WWE Smackdown Results (5/21/15) Thursday, May 21st, 2015 From the Norfolk Scope Arena in Norfolk, Virginia. Report by Zack Krasney of WrestlingNewsWorld.com Hello Smackdown fans and welcome to this week’s Smackdown! We are dealing with the fallout from Payback and also gearing up for Elimination Chamber. We will hear from Roman Reigns about Payback, along […]
NXT is the backbone of the WWE Network and was one of the top two reasons to subscribe for a long time. Many indies have their own subscription services so it isn’t abnormal. That NXT is a fledgling for the biggest wrestling company in the solar system gives them a slight edge, though. It has […]
TNA Wrestling issued the following statement to WrestlingNewsWorld.com: Statement from TNA Regarding IMPACT WRESTLING It has come to our attention that several internet news sources have falsely attributed statements to TNA, its executives and broadcasting partner. These false statements constitute defamation and if necessary we will seek all legal remedies available to us. I’m assuming […]