Updated Traditional WWE PPV Buys For 2015

WWE released the traditional buyrate numbers for their pay-per-views in the second quarter of 2015 on Thursday. These numbers mean next to nothing now that the WWE Network is in operation and we broke down those numbers at this link. Here are the pay-per-view numbers: WWE Extreme Rules – 56,000 buys (compared to 108,000 in […]

Update On WWE Network Subscribers – 1.156M Through June 30, 2015

The WWE Network had 1,156,000 paid subscribers through June 30, 2015. For the second quarter of 2015 (April, May and June), the service averaged approximately 1,216,000 paid subscribers. More information is available in WWE’s 2015 second quarter earnings released today. Download our FREE App! Dirt Sheet for iPhone, Android and iPad.

WWE Reports 2015 Second Quarter Earnings

WWE reported their 2015 second quarter financial results on Thursday before market open. Below is the official press release: Second-Quarter 2015 Highlights OIBDA of $13.2 million increased $27.8 million from the prior year quarter WWE Network total subscribers increased 75% to more than 1.2 million from the second quarter 2014; average paid subscribers increased 31% to […]

TNA Impact Results (07/29/15) – Jeff Joins The TNA Hall of Fame; Mickie’s Last TNA Match

TNA Impact Wrestling Results (07/29/15) Wednesday, July 29, 2015 From Universal Studios in Orlando, FL Report by Alexander Rasky of WrestlingNewsWorld.com A video plays highlighting the events of last weeks show to start us off. Austin Aries comes out to start the show in a suit, not in wrestling gear. Aries says he is not […]

Layla Announces Retirement From WWE

WWE.com posted an exclusive interview with Layla on Wednesday where she announced that she is retiring from WWE. Below is an excerpt of the interview on her decision to leave: WWE.COM: Your decision to retire from WWE has to be the most difficult decision of your career. What makes walking away from the squared circle such […]

Tough Enough Audience Down, Total Divas Rises

This week’s episode of WWE Tough Enough did 980,000 viewers on the USA Network. That’s down (-164,000) viewers from the week prior. WWE Tough Enough Viewership Archive: Episode #1 on June 23, 2015 – 1,209,000 viewers Episode #2 on June 30, 2015 – 1,047,000 viewers Episode #3 on July 7, 2015 – 1,221,000 viewers Episode […]

Podcast Corner: A Sit Down Interview With Liam Lazarus

Welcome back to another edition of my Podcast Corner. Already you have hopefully heard my interviews with KG Kevin Gill (Part 1 and part 2 are available here if not), and my most recent interview with the father of WWE Diva Paige, “Rowdy” Ricky Knight. And now I bring you my third interview, a sit […]

Hulk Hogan Believes Gawker Leaked Transcripts, Wants Investigation

Hulk Hogan believes that Gawker’s Nick Denton leaked the transcripts to  the National Enquirer and Radar Online that expose him using racist and homophobic slurs. TMZ is reporting that Hogan filed new court documents in his sex tape lawsuit against Gawker Media, where he asks a judge to launch an investigation into Denton and former Gawker executive A.J. Daulerio to […]

LeBron James Names Favorite Wrestlers Of All Time

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James tweeted on Tuesday his favorite wrestlers of all time are Ultimate Warrior, Sting, Ric Flair and Legion of Doom. You can view the tweet in its original format below: Click here to load (if not loaded) @Briantelevision Ultimate Warrior, Sting, Ric Flair and Legion of Doom — LeBron James (@KingJames) […]

WWE Studios Acquires Rights To Faith-Based Film w/Shawn Michaels

WWE Studios have acquired the rights to The Resurrection of Galvin Stone, a faith-based film featuring Shawn Michaels. Below is the official press release: WWE® STUDIOS TAKES WORLDWIDE RIGHTS TO THE RESURRECTION OF GAVIN STONE Brett Dalton, Anjelah Johnson-Reyes, D.B. Sweeney, Neil Flynn and WWE Legend Shawn Michaels® Star in the Faith-Based Title LOS ANGELES, […]

Total Drama: Tyson Kidd Chauffeurs The Exotic Express

I was about half way through this week’s episode of Total Divas when something occurred to me: We are witnessing realistic portrayals of how relationships work. And I’m not just talking about marriage, etc., but about family and friends. We saw in-laws go back-and-forth. We watched friends fight and then make up. We witnessed interaction […]