Latest On WWE Creative Department, Shane Helms Cancels Appearances, WWE Pre-Sale Codes

– Former WWE Creative Executive Court Bauer revealed that a relatively recent staff hire by now ex-WWE Senior Vice President of Creative and Development Eric Pankowski has temporarily taken over his position within the department.

Pankowski was released from the company earlier this month.

– Shane Helms had to cancel his appearance at this weekend’s BTW events due to a death in the family. Helms released the following statement: “Due to a death in the family, I’m gonna have to cancel my appearances in CT, MA, and ME this weekend with Big Time Wrestling. I was really looking forward to this tour and wouldn’t cancel unless absolutely necessary. I’m sorry. Thanks for understanding.”

– As a reminder, tickets for the WWE Monday Night RAW taping from the Sprint Center in Kansas City go on sale this Saturday morning at 10am. The pre-sale started today, you can purchase tickets at using code WWERAWTV.

– The pre-sale for the new WWE Payback pay-per-view on June 16th from the Allstate Arena in Chicago started today. You can purchase tickets with code PUNKPPV at Tickets go on sale to the general public Saturday morning.

– As previously reported, tickets for SummerSlam from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA on August 18th, go on sale to the general public this Saturday, March 23rd at 10am PT. The pre-sale code is WWEFAN.