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- Chris Jericho’s Fozzy will be playing the Gramercy Theater in New York, NY tomorrow night at 7:00 PM. – Former WWE Women’s Champion Trish Stratus will guest host the Canadian morning show Breakfast Television on Thursday. “Excited to join my girl @DinaPugliese for @BTtoronto Thursday!” she announced on Twitter. The program airs from 5:30 to 9:00 a.m. on CityTV. Stratus appears beginning at 6:00 a.m. – The main event for all three house shows during WWE’s Raw tour of Australia which begins Thursday will feature WWE Champion CM PunkRead More
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Jerry Lawler discussed his legendary feud with comedian Andy Kaufman in a new interview with WWE.com to mark the 30th anniversary of Lawler slapping Kaufman on Late Night with David Letterman. Here are the highlights. WWE CLASSICS: Out of all the great rivalries in wrestling and all the great pop culture moments, what is it about this one incident that 30 years later people are still so fascinated by? LAWLER: It was the first time something like that had happened. I don’t know if I should tell this or not,Read More

Posted On December 22, 2010By Keelan BaldersonIn News

Lawler/Kaufman Incident Makes Greatest TV Moment List

The legendary confrontation between Jerry Lawler and Andy Kaufman on Late Night with David Letterman has made The Hollywood Reporter’s “80 Greatest Moments in TV History”. In a blurring of the lines between reality and fiction, the 1982 incident that saw Lawler infamously slap Kaufman in front of a live audience was featured in a list to celebrate the publication’s 80th Anniversary. Although the list wasn’t ranked, Lawler appears alongside notable tragedies like the 9/11 attacks and the Kennedy Assassination, as well as fonder TV viewings like The Sopranos finaleRead More