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- As previously mentioned, Randy Orton is scheduled to be taking time off soon to film WWE’s new “12 Rounds” film in Canada, which is why he wasn’t booked at SummerSlam this year. Many have speculated that Orton was still being punished for his second Wellness Policy suspension, however that’s not the case. PWInsider is reporting that the company didn’t want to put him into an upper-tier position only to pull him back out of it again to shoot the film. – The season finale of “Stone Cold” Steve Austin’sRead More
- WWE Champion CM Punk is scheduled to team with John Cena to face Big Show and John Laurinaitis at the September 3rd RAW Supershow from the Allstate Arena in Chicago. – Jack Swagger’s wife and former WWE developmental talent Catalina White is getting ready to release her first music single. Swagger heard a preview of the song and wrote on Twitter that he was impressed. – Apparently Steve Austin’s Redneck Island on CMT will be getting picked up for a second season as redneckislandcasting.com has been launched. – ChrisRead 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
- Despite what WWE says in the lawsuit from TNA, most people within WWE believe that Ric Flair will return to the company as soon as he is legally able to and that WWE officials would love to have him back at the 1,000th RAW in July. – AJ Lee went on Twitter and responded to Daniel Bryan’s line from Monday’s RAW: “Was I just in the main event match on Raw with 3 of the best Superstars of all time? And my team won? My mind is blown. SoRead More

Posted On June 12, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Vince McMahon Update, Vader, Austin’s New Show Rating, More

- The Vince McMahon “concussion” story on WWE.com is all storyline related. Vince is not really injured and did not suffer a concussion. – WWE.com has added Vader to their Alumni section. – The 90-minute debut of Steve Austin’s Redneck Island, which aired on June 9th on CMT scored a 0.42 (0.4) cable rating, with 665,000 viewers. That was the highest rated CMT show for the day. – The June 9th edition of WWE AM RAW did a 0.46 rating with 550,000 viewers.Read More

Posted On June 6, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Steve Austin’s Reality Show To Feature TNA Theme Song

TNA issued the following press release on Wednesday announcing that James Storm’s “Longnecks and Rednecks” entrance theme will be the official theme song for “Stone Cold” Steve Austin’s new reality show on CMT, Redneck Island, which premiers this Saturday night: TNA IMPACT WRESTLING STAR “COWBOY” JAMES STORM’S ENTRANCE THEME AND SINGLE “LONGNECKS AND REDNECKS” TAPPED AS THEME SONG FOR NEW CMT SERIES “REDNECK ISLAND” SERIES BEGINS JUNE 9 ON CMT STORM’S VIDEO IS CURRENTLY AIRING ON CMT PROPERTIES AND COUNTRY RADIO AMONG OTHERS Storm attends CMT AWARDS Red Carpet andRead More
WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross is back with another blog update, which you can read in its entirety at JRsBarBQ.com. Here are some highlights of what JR wrote about: Redneck Island: “Talked to @steveaustinBSR last week. Steve spent approximately 30 days in Mexico taping ‘Redneck Island’ for CMT. He seemed pleased with the project which debuts in mid June on CMT. It’s tapped for a 10 week run. This could be the first of multiple projects with Steve and CMT in the future. Steve will be shooting some scenesRead More
- Below is a preview for Steve Austin’s Redneck Island reality TV show, which will premiere on CMT as a two-hour special on Saturday, June 9th. – The World Wrestling Council promotion has announced that WWE Superstars Primo and Epico will take on Shelton Benjamin and John Morrison at the June 30th Anniversario show in Bayamon, Puerto Rico.Read More
- WWE Hall of Famer Steve Austin has finished filming CMT’s Redneck Island reality show in Mexico. The show will premiere on June 9th at 10pm EST on CMT. – Daniel Bryan turns 31 years old today while Husky Harris turns 25, former WCW star Scott Putski turns 46 and former TNA Knockout Traci Brooks turns 37. – Matt Hardy is back with a new video looking at his match against MVP in Nashville, Tennessee this past weekend:Read More
WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross is back with his latest blog. Here are some highlights: Paul Heyman’s return: Paul Heyman’s return is one of the more positive things to occur in WWE in a good while. As I have said over the years, Heyman’s TV persona is an easy one to dislike. We’ve had some classic on air disputes but none compare to some of the one’s that we have had off the air especially when we were teaming in Atlanta while working for WCW. What makes Heyman soRead More
- WWE Hall of Famer Steve Austin is already in Mexico filming his new “Redneck Island” reality TV show for the CMT network. Austin wrote last night, “Finished for the day on Redneck Island. Heard @HeymanHustle returned to RAW. Hallelujah!!! One smart promo cutting cat. #WWE #CMT #BSR” – Chris Jericho wrote on Twitter that he’s been doing boxing sessions to train. – Booker T’s wife, former WWE Diva Sharmell is now tweeting @SharmellHuffman.Read More
WWE Hall of Famer “Stone Cold” Steve Austin will be hosting his own reality game show on cable channel CMT called “Redneck Island.” The 10-episode series will feature Austin as host and 12 Southerns compete for $100,000 on a remote island. Austin will “guide the contestants through a number of hilrious mental and physical challenges.” The press release indicate that Austin has also signed a development deal with CMT, “Austin will look to produce additional series for CMT with his production company, Broken Skull Ranch Productions.” Here’s the full pressRead More