Monday Raw Tag

– With no competition from football, Monday’s Raw scored a 3.27 cable rating, the program’s best mark since December 20, 2010 (also a 3.27). The rating is up from last week’s 3.05 number. The show drew hours of 3.17 and 3.19. Overall viewership was approximately 5 million, up from 4.6 million. — WWE is holding a screening for an undisclosed WWE Studios film next Monday in Detroit, Michigan. The invitation is only being offered to those who attend the evening’s Raw taping and are between the ages of 9 andRead More

Posted On January 11, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

John Cena Apologizes For Swearing On Raw; Says He Was Fined

John Cena issued an apology on Twitter regarding his use of the word “ass” on Monday’s Raw. Cena wrote: Lots of posts about my language last night on raw. I do apologize. It was out of line and I was indeed fined. If I have offended anyone it was not my intention. I was very frustrated about being hurt and not able to compete. I lost my cool. I am sorry. To read more from John Cena, visit Twitter.com/JohnCena.Read More
– Continuing their angle from Monday’s Raw, SmackDown Superstar Alberto Del Rio lost to R-Truth in a singles match at Friday’s Raw live event in Augusta, Georgia. He lost to the former United States Champion for the second consecutive night at Saturday’s SmackDown live event in Lexington, Kentucky. — Chris Masters celebrated his 27th birthday Saturday. — WWEDVDNews.com has confirmed that World Wrestling Entertainment will release a video on D-Generation X titled Final Conflict on April 5 in North America. It will be released on both DVD and Blu-ray. TheRead More

Posted On January 7, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

John Cena Off Weekend House Shows, Scheduled For Raw

John Cena is not scheduled to work this weekend’s Raw house shows. Cena, however, is advertised to appear at Monday’s Raw taping from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee.Read More

Posted On December 22, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Confirmed For Tonight’s WWE Tribute To The Troops Special

WWE and USA Network will be airing a two-hour version of the annual “Tribute to the Troops” special tonight at 9:00 PM EST. This will be the fifth and sixth hours of WWE TV programming this week on USA following Monday’s Raw and Tuesday’s live Smackdown special. The advertised main event for tonight’s show is WWE Champion The Miz, Alberto Del Rio & Wade Barrett vs. John Cena, Randy Orton & Rey Mysterio. The match is a replay of the six-man tag main event from the NBC special on SaturdayRead More

Posted On December 2, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Orton Pulled From Upcoming Events, Goldust To Appear In Film

– Goldust noted on Twitter that he will appear in a low budget horror film that will begin filming next year. He wrote: “Next thanksgiving I will be shooting my first movie….the fire witch …that I will be directing and producing…and will be in it. Just in the starting stages……but will let u know more when more is known. It won’t be a wrestling movie….it is a horror film. It will be a low budget film and my very first……lots of work ahead.” — Matches taking place on tonight’s episodeRead More

Posted On December 1, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Update On Randy Orton, Categories For 2010 Slammy Awards

– WWE returns to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Sunday, Feb. 6, 2001 for an event at the Wells Fargo Center. Tickets go on sale this Saturday at 10:00 a.m. via ComcastTix.com. — The following categories have been announced thus far for the 2010 WWE Slammy Awards: * Shocking Moment of the Year * Match of the Year * Superstar of the Year * Diva of the Year — Randy Orton was not backstage at Monday’s Raw in Philadelphia, although he was watching the show and was in communication with personnel duringRead More

Posted On December 1, 2010By Daniel PenaIn News

Goldust Undergoing MRI This Week, Reason For Eve Missing Raw

– The Thanksgiving Day episode of WWE Superstars on WGN America drew a 0.48 cable rating, with 516,000 viewers. The midnight replay garnered a 0.14 rating, with 150,000 viewers. — Goldust is scheduled to undergo an MRI on his shoulder tomorrow. “I have to get an MRI on my shoulder Thursday, so please say prayers that nothing is too terribly wrong,” he wrote on Twitter. — Eve Torres missed Monday’s Raw because she was preparing to leave the United States Tuesday for Afghanistan. She, Kelly Kelly, Big Show and VinceRead More
– Michael Cole noted over commentary during Monday’s Raw that his broadcast partner, Jerry Lawler, is recovering from a knee injury. Lawler’s former announcing partner, Jim Ross, said on Twitter that the WWE Hall of Famer has a severe infection, resulting from the injury. It prevented him from flying to the U.K. for the show. Ross added that Lawler is on IV antibiotics and will be okay. — Today is former WWE World Heavyweight Champion Chris Jericho’s birthday. He turns 40 years old. — John Cena and Randy Orton areRead More

Posted On October 20, 2010By Keelan BaldersonIn News

The Cost of Linda’s Campaign, Star Backstage At Raw

- According to Yahoo’s newswire, Linda McMahon has contributed a cool $41.5 million to her senate campaign to date. – Former Japanese and Canadian wrestling star Johnny Smith was backstage at Monday’s Raw in Calgary visiting friends. Smith is best known for his work in AJPW and Stu Hart’s Stampede Wrestling, and of course in his home country of England. Link: Cyber Terrorism is a Myth but Taxpayers foot the Bill!Read More
– Evan Bourne said this morning on Twitter that he underwent (shoulder) surgery Tuesday and is “already on the road to recovery.” Bourne is expected to be sidelined for the rest of the year while he recovers from surgery. He was written off television on Monday’s Raw as a result of CM Punk’s attack on him following their match. — Tickets for WWE’s return to Madison Square Garden on Dec. 26 officially go on sale tomorrow morning at 10:00 a.m. via Ticketmaster.com. — The Undertaker vs. Sheamus is advertised toRead More
– Christian’s surgical procedure two weeks ago to repair a torn pectoral muscle was the first operation he had ever endured. Like most WWE performers, he had the surgery performed in Birmingham, Alabama by famed orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews. — Michael Tarver was removed from The Nexus during Monday’s Raw due to a groin injury that will keep him sidelined indefinitely. — According to a report in the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, MVP has been very worried about his position in World Wrestling Entertainment as of late. It’s been notedRead More

Posted On October 5, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Preview For Tonight’s WWE NXT, Rating For Special On Syfy

– Randy Orton beat Sheamus in a dark match following Monday’s Raw broadcast. — The Countdown To SmackDown broadcast that preceded the premiere of SmackDown on Syfy drew a 0.49 cable rating, with 652,000 viewers. (source: PWInsider.com) — It was announced during a commercial on Raw that the first NXT elimination will take place during Tuesday’s show, airing exclusively on nxt.wwe.com. Voting is currently taking place at the designated website. Also on tap for the broadcast is a match between Vickie Guerrero and Kaitlyn.Read More

Posted On October 5, 2010By PWMania.com StaffIn News

New WWE Announcer Debuts, Young Returns To Raw, Superstars

– Darren Young made his return to World Wrestling Entertainment airwaves during Monday’s Raw, participating in the 20-Man Battle Royal to determine the No. 1 contender for Randy Orton’s WWE Championship. He was eliminated by former Nexus cohorts Wade Barrett and Justin Gabriel. — Prior to the live broadcast, Young took part in a match taped for Thursday’s episode of WWE Superstars on WGN America. He squared off against William Regal. Also taped for the program was a bout between The Hart Dynasty and The Usos. — WWE Bottom LineRead More