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Posted On May 23, 2012By StaffIn News

WWE Responds To Column Stating They Are Barely Above Porn

WWE has responded to a column featured in the Darien Times by editor Joshua Fisher, who stated that WWE is a product “barely above pornography.” Expect lots of similar articles not being kind to WWE with Linda McMahon’s political campaign kicking off. Here is WWE’s response to the column: Dear Mr. Fisher: We are writing regarding your column that appeared in the Darien Times on May 17, 2012, where you state that WWE is a product “barely above pornography.” Although this was an opinion piece, your position as editor ofRead More
– Speaking to Thursday, TNA Wrestling President Dixie Carter said there would be a lot of changes to the presentation of Impact Wrestling after meeting with Spike TV officials the prior day. Though she would not reveal specific details, the transformation is taking place soon and will include “format changes and new elements.” Carter added the company is making a very conscious decision to focus now on young talent. Carter also said Bruce Prichard, Senior Vice President of Programming and Talent Relations for TNA Wrestling, has returned to workRead More

Posted On February 12, 2012By StaffIn News

Vince Russo Removed As The Head Writer Of TNA Wrestling

Vince Russo has been replaced as the head writer of TNA Wrestling. Former WWE creative team member Dave Lagana is said to be taking over Russo’s duties, effective immediately. Bruce Prichard will remain Senior Vice President of Programming and Talent Relations. Lagana tweeted the following messages on Sunday afternoon: “And we are off and running.” “The calm before the storm.” Lagana signed with TNA back in October and most recently has been booking TNA’s Ring Ka King Promotion in India. Lagana is backstage in Orlando for tonight’s Against All OddsRead More

Posted On November 7, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

First Day Ticket Sales For WrestleMania XXVIII Sets Record

WrestleMania(R) Sets Record STAMFORD, Conn., Nov 07, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — WWE(R) announced today that first day ticket sales for WrestleMania XXVIII in Miami resulted in a record gross of $6.3 million, shattering the previous first day record of $4.8 million for the 25th Anniversary of WrestleMania. Tickets went on sale this past Saturday, November 5 for WrestleMania XXVIII, which takes place Sunday, April 1, 2012 from Sun Life Stadium in Miami. The main event will feature The Rock(R) challenging John Cena(R) in the most highly anticipated main event everRead More

Posted On October 24, 2011By StaffIn News

WWE Hiring: Several Top-Level Corporate Positions Open

WWE has posted job listings for several high-level positions in the company, including the Vice President of Creative Development, a Senior Vice President of Production and a Live Event Producer. Check out these openings from Vice President, Creative Development: “The VP/Head Producer will be an integral member of the creative team to influence and evolve the WWE brand through story, characters and pop culture. S/he must be someone who can motivate the creative development team and be an outstanding leader and communicator. This person must be highly organized, detailRead More

Posted On June 2, 2011By StaffIn News

WWE Announces New Member Of Board Of Directors

WWE issued the following press release: WWE (NYSE:WWE) today announced that Patricia A. Gottesman has been elected to its Board of Directors. Gottesman is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of Crimson Hexagon, a social media monitoring and analysis company. Prior to joining Crimson, Gottesman served as Founder and Principal for Omnibus PG, an international media and technology practice. Gottesman began her career with Cablevision Systems Corporation and held several senior executive positions during the 29 years she spent with the company including Executive Vice President, Digital Marketing andRead More

Posted On September 30, 2010By StaffIn News

SyFy Press Release On SmackDown Joining Their Network

SyFy Network issued the following press: SYFY GETS READY FOR SMACKDOWN(R): MULTI-PRONGED, NATIONWIDE CONSUMER MARKETING CAMPAIGN KICKS OFF 52 WEEK A YEAR EVENT SERIES WWE(R) FRIDAY NIGHT SMACKDOWN MOVES TO SYFY ON FRIDAY OCTOBER, 1st AT 8 PM NEW YORK – September 29, 2010 – To support the move of WWE Friday Night SmackDown – the ultimate in imagination-based sports entertainment – to Syfy beginning Friday, October 1st at 8 PM (ET/PT) with a live broadcast from Ford Center in Oklahoma City, Syfy has launched an ambitious, multi-pronged national marketingRead More