- A new wrestling reality show with the Monster Factory wrestling school headed by Larry Sharpe is in the works. A pilot episode based student try-outs scheduled for May 12 will be filmed by PBR Productions. According to a press release, “one participant who shines the most will be offered a partial scholarship.”
– In storylines, with Brock Lesnar having heel authority figure John Laurinaitis over a barrel in “contract negotiations” on Monday’s Raw, WWE is reporting that Lesnar will not be fined for assaulting announcer Josh Mathews. WWE made the ‘announcement’ of the non-fine on their website Friday. The story also features storyline-driven quotes from Mathews on his “recovery” from Lesnar’s attack.