Announcer Not At RAW 1000, Injury On WWE Studios Set, Helms

– WWE developmental trainer Joey Mercury turns 33 years old today while Al Snow turns 49 and Carlos Colon Sr. turns 64.

– As previously noted, Shane Helms wrote that CM Punk and Lita were “alienating” themselves at the San Diego Comic Con this past weekend. Helms posted a follow-up on Tuesday:

“FTR, the @AmyDumas @CMPunk “alienating” themselves tweet yesterday was an inside joke from Comic Con. Stay positive people.”

– TMZ reports that actress Halle Berry was rushed to the hospital on Tuesday night after falling and hitting her head on concrete while filming for WWE Studios’ The Hive. No word yet if David Otunga rushed to her side.

– Former WWE announcer Todd Grisham says he won’t be appearing on the 1,000th episode of RAW next week. Grisham is headed to Canada this weekend to work the UFC 149 pay-per-view for ESPN.