Posted On July 20, 2012By StaffIn News

DirecTV Issues Statement On New Deal With Viacom, Blames Viacom

DirecTV issued the following statement in regards to their new deal with Viacom: Thanks to your patience and support, DIRECTV today entered into a new long-term agreement with Viacom to immediately return all the channels you had previously enjoyed. Plus, as a result of our new deal, you will soon enjoy the freedom to see all your favorite Viacom shows on your computer, tablet or cell phone through our DIRECTV Everywhere platform. Although Viacom had regrettably tried to deny you access to drive a more expensive deal, our focus wasRead More
Wrestling fans with DirecTV might be out of luck this Thursday night if they’re expecting to watch Imact Wrestling on Spike TV. DirecTV and Viacom (parent company of Spike TV, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, VH1, CMT and others) have been unable to reach an agreement regarding carriage fees, so the channels have been pulled from the cable service. The previous contract expired over the weekend. DirecTV EVP Derek Chang made the following statement on the matter: “We have absolutely no problem compensating Viacom fairly, but they have now knowinglyRead More

Posted On January 18, 2012By Daniel PenaIn News

Former WWE Star At SmackDown Taping, Shad Gaspard Upset

– Former WWE performer Shad Chad Javier Romane Chittick Gaspard (a/k/a Shad) was displeased that a scene he took part in for Tuesday’s episode of The Game on BET was cut. He tweeted, “Feel like shit right now and almost punched my dog. My Scene from @thegamebet was cut out and i’m pissed off.” Gaspard, however, cooled off an hour later. He wrote, “Well my scene got cut, but i got the credit on my resume, experience that I needed, & a good friend in @billewoodruff. Still winning!!!” — WWERead More

Posted On May 31, 2011By Owen PattersonIn News

Averno Speaks On WWE, WWE Pre-Sale Pass, Alicia Fox, More

- For what it’s worth, luchador Averno is saying that he has talked with WWE but never did a tryout match and never signed a contract. He says he will prove that by beating La Mascara for his mask at CMLL’s Jucio Final event in mid-June. – The pre-sale password for WWE’s Supershow in Peoria, IL at the Civic Center Arena on July 30th is AWESOME. – WWE Diva Alicia Fox will be appearing on The Mo’Nique Show Wednesday June 1st at 11pm on the BET network. – WWE’s shopRead More