Jack Swagger, whose real name is Donald Jacob Hager, was pulled over at 11:59 PM Tuesday night after leaving this week’s Smackdown taping in Biloxi, Mississippi. Police say they initiated a traffic stop when they noticed a 2013 Ford Taurus speeding. Once stopped, the officer observed Swagger, the car’s driver, was impaired and searched the vehicle. Marijuana […]
Just to clear up any misinformation out there, alcohol was not a factor in the arrest of Jack Swagger. While he was charged with DUI, marijuana possession and speeding, the DUI charge was not for the consumption of alcohol. TMZ updated their report to also confirm this. Jack Swagger Arrested For DUI & Marijuana After […]
This week’s episode of WWE Raw did an average viewership of 4,662,000 viewers on the USA Network. Below is the breakdown by hour: Hour one – 4,818,000 viewers Hour two – 4,674,000 viewers Hour three – 4,493,000 viewers The show ended up with a 3.30 cable rating.
The reactions are beginning to pour in regarding the arrest of Jack Swagger for DUI and marijuana possession. Everyone seems to be genuinely dumbfounded how he could allow for this to happen after winning the Elimination Chamber match just three days ago. The timing of the arrest is particularly harmful as WWE received a large […]
TMZ is reporting that Jack Swagger was arrested Tuesday night in Mississippi for allegedly driving under the influence with marijuana in his vehicle. Swagger was leaving this week’s Smackdown taping from the Mississippi Coast Coliseum in Biloxi when he was stopped by police for speeding. The officer determined Swagger was driving under the influence and searched […]
WWE stars answer questions the following questions – “Where do you want the next Wrestlemania to be held?” and “Who’s the strongest superstar in WWE?” – in the latest episode of WWE Inbox. You can watch it embedded in the video below: [youtube id="RUlxb3Sf88o" width="620" height="360"]
Dot com has a new article on 2K Sports acquiring the WWE video game license now online. There isn’t much new from what we’ve already reported although they do still refer to the next game as WWE ’14 and not WWE 2K14 as noted in the ESPN report. 2K’s COO David Ismailer is quoted in […]
Take-Two Interactive has officially acquired the exclusive rights to the WWE video game license from THQ. While Take-Two is expected to retain key THQ and Yuke Co. employees, there will be at least one significant change. ESPN is reporting that Take-Two will publish the WWE game under their 2K Sports franchise. “We looked at a […]
The USA Network will air a one-hour special of the 2013 WWE Hall of Fame Ceremony on Tuesday, April 9, 2013 from 10-11 PM/9-10 CT. The 2013 WWE Hall of Fame Ceremony will take place on Saturday, April 6, 2013 from Madison Square Garden in New York City. Current inductees include Bruno Sammartino, Mick Foley, […]
WWE Champion The Rock isn’t scheduled for next week’s WWE Raw in Dallas. Instead, Brock Lesnar is being advertised as the current plan is to rotate their appearances in the shows leading up to Wrestlemania 29. Rock wrote the following on Twitter: Wrapped @wwe RAW (Lafayette). Houraway from landin’ – Panama. Our adventure begins.. Lets […]
After this week’s Smackdown taping, World Heavyweight Champion Alberto Del Rio beat Big Show in a dark match main event street fight. The finish saw Del Rio put Show through a table to get the pinfall victory.
Bruno Sammartino is scheduled for three upcoming WWE appearances as part of his induction into the WWE Hall of Fame over Wrestlemania 29 weekend. Sammartino will appear at the Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Saturday from Madison Square Garden in New York City, at the pay-per-view itself from Metlife Stadium in East Rutherford, New […]
WWE issued the following press release on Tuesday: Hollywood, CA AND Stamford, Conn. – February 19, 2013 – Paramount Pictures and WWE (NYSE: WWE) today announced a promotional partnership to support Paramount’s upcoming feature film releases, G.I. JOE: RETALIATION and PAIN & GAIN. The cross-platform partnership includes integration opportunities on WWE programming at the Elimination […]
If mainstream media attention is what WWE is going for with Jack Swagger and Zeb Colter well main stream attention is what they got. The right-leaning Fox News Channel featured the a critical segment in reaction to what was on this week’s Raw. They actually concluded by questioning whether or not Ann Coulter could take […]
Last week’s Smackdown did a 1.96 cable rating with an average viewing audience of 2,680,000 viewers on SyFy. The audience was the lowest of the early year. Smackdown Ratings Archive