Smackdown Audience Increases After Payback

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) – […]

Preliminary Buyrate Data For WWE Extreme Rules 2015

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. […]

E Announces Changes To Total Divas

E announced on Thursday changes to the Total Divas reality series. First, the show will be moving to Tuesdays as Season 4 will premiere on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at 9 PM ET/PT. Second, they also hinted at cast changes as they announced the following for the series: The Bella Twins Natalya Naomi Alicia Fox […]

Daniel Bryan’s New Book, The Rock Honored, WWE Prom King & Queen, NXT Notes

- Dot com published the first two chapters of the new Daniel Bryan autobiography entitled ‘Yes!: My Improbable Journey to the Main Event of WrestleMania’ at this link. – The Rock participated in a hand and foot cementing ceremony outside Hollywood Boulevard’s legendary TCL Chinese Theatre (which is an honor only matched by receiving a […]

Latest Update On Hideo Itami

The storyline update on Hideo Itami is that he “suffered a torn rotator cuff” after an attack in the parking lot outside Full Sail University on Wednesday afternoon. You can read kayfabe coverage on WWE.com at this link. We wrote earlier in the week that Itami would not be working NXT TakeOver: Unstoppable due to […]

Samoa Joe Debuts At NXT TakeOver: Unstoppable

Samoa Joe made his official WWE debut at NXT TakeOver: Unstoppable on Wednesday. Joe confronted NXT Champion Kevin Owens after the match with Sami Zayn was unofficially called off. There have been many rumors on Joe signing with WWE after he left TNA Wrestling earlier this year. Richard provided an update earlier today, noting that […]

WWE NXT TakeOver: Unstoppable Results (5/20/15) – Samoa Joe Debuts, Champions Retain

WWE NXT TakeOver: Unstoppable Results (5/20/15) Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 From Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida Report by CJ Blaze of WrestlingNewsWorld.com The show starts off with a video package. Legends, main roster stars, and fans praise NXT. Tonight, Kevin Owens defends the NXT Championship against Sami Zayn in the main event. Becky […]