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Posted On December 8, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Backstage News Regarding The Future Of WWE PPV Events

Credit: F4WOnline.com While nothing is confirmed yet, the latest talk on pay-per-views airing on the new WWE Network is that WrestleMania, Royal Rumble, SummerSlam, Survivor Series and maybe one other event will be kept on pay-per-view while the remaining events will be shown on the network. Because the WWE Network won’t be available at first in a majority of homes, it’s possible that WWE will still offer the events to purchase on regular pay-per-view.Read More

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

Details On Why Sean Waltman Was At Raw On Monday, More

- Sean Waltman confirmed that he was at Raw this past Monday night filming a two hour interview episode 15 of “Monday Night Wars” series on the WWE Network. The series features clips from different aspects of that era including commentary from personalities who worked during that time period as well as current WWE personalities. – We recently put a bunch of rare WWE merchandise items up on eBay for auction starting at very low prices. Merchandise includes WWE DVDs, WWE Videogames, WWE T-Shirts, WWE Baseball Caps, WWE Bags, featuringRead More

Posted On November 20, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE’s “Very Big Announcement” Concerning Cable Network

During WWE’s third quarter conference call with investors on November 3, 2011, CEO Vince McMahon stated the organization would “soon be making a very big announcement” regarding WWE Network plans. He said the company feels confident they “finally turned the corner” on the cable television network’s status to make the announcement. Included will be future expenses of $4-6 million for staffing and $10-15 million for additional equipment and construction of their media center to house network operations. According to a source within WWE’s corporate headquarters in Stamford, Connecticut, the “veryRead More

Posted On November 5, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Series Name Revealed, Evan Bourne Speaks On WWE ’13

- WWE has recently registered the trademark “WWE Livewire” which looks to be the name for their “ESPN SportsCentre” style show which will air on the new WWE Network. WWE LiveWire was not one of the choices on the poll they put out recently for fans to name the show. – Evan Bourne posted the following on his twitter account regarding WWE ’13: “I wonder if WWE ’13 will have our twitter handles, random tweet pop ups and Cole talking tweets? Might make gameplay as annoying as viewing.” “My guessRead More

Posted On November 3, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Network News: New Countdown Show, Big Announcement

- WWE is conducting yet another poll on the company Facebook page asking fans to name a new show for the WWE Network. The names that are being considered for the new countdown show include: * WWE Your Call * WWE Countdown * WWE Settle the Score * WWE Hit List – During Thursday morning’s investor conference call, WWE CEO Vince McMahon said that WWE will “soon be making a very big announcement” on WWE Network plans. cMahon said that WWE is on track to launch the network next yearRead More

Posted On November 3, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Planning Interactive Countdown Show For WWE Network

WWE is conducting a poll on Facebook asking fans to select the name of an “interactive countdown show” for the WWE Network. WWE asks: “Greatest Superstar ever? Best catchphrase? Worst 80s hair? Help WWE Network name its new interactive countdown show, in which fans rank WWE’s hottest topics. What would you call it?” Poll options include: * WWE Your Call * WWE Countdown * WWE Settle the Score * WWE Hit List Photos of Kelly Kelly’s Maxim bikini photoshootRead More

Posted On October 31, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Announces Another New Show For The WWE Network

WWE announced yet another new show that’s planned for the upcoming WWE Network – a daily live studio show that sounds similar to ESPN Sports Center. Here’s the official announcement – along with 5 potential names for the show, which WWE is polling fans about. “In 2012, WWE Network’s new daily live studio show will connect you to the Superstars like never before. Tune in to score breaking news, exclusive match analyses, topics of the day, interviews, highlights, and commentaries, then go online and on-air to voice your opinion liveRead More

Posted On October 31, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Divas Reality Show, RAW Preshow, Foley Comedy Show, More

- One of the shows confirmed for the upcoming WWE Network is “WWE Divas: Heels On Wheels” – a reality-based road trip show where cameras will follow the divas traveling the country. There is said to be a lot of interest among the divas – with most wanting to be featured on the show due to the amount of exposure they think it will bring them. – After WWE recently registered a new trademark for the name “WWE Supercharge” – the show will either be for the new 30-minute pre-showRead More

Posted On October 28, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Concern Over WWE Network, Wrestlers Real Weights, Vengeance

- WWE is currently searching for a producer for the WWE Network – with the starting salary ranging from $300,000-400,000 and benefits. While this sounds like a great job opportunity for most, there is a lot of uncertainty in the television industry as to whether the network will be successful – and whoever gets that job could look bad if the network flops. Industry insiders believe that the WWE Network’s best chance for success would be for WWE to buy an existing network (with its own clearances already in place)Read More

Posted On October 23, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

Cena Appearing On SmackDown, Name Chosen For Divas Series

– John Cena stated on Twitter that he will be on hand for Tuesday’s SmackDown taping in Houston, Texas. — WWE Network’s planned reality series that will follow the Divas on a private tour bus will be titled WWE Divas Heels on Wheels. The program is described as “a reality show that welcomes you aboard the private Divas tour bus as it travels from venue to venue. Cameras will roll 24/7, capturing the unscripted bonds, battles, and behind-the-scenes drama that only our WWE Divas can deliver when their public andRead More

Posted On October 20, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Asking Fans To Name Upcoming “Monday Night War” TV Series

WWE is asking fans to help name a program looking back at the “Monday Night War” for their soon to be launched WWE Network. “WWE Network launches in 2012, but we’re already taking names for our new slate of shows, including a controversial look back at the Monday Night War. Waged between WWE and WCW during the 90’s, this battle for TV dominance unfolded live each week, giving rise to some of the most iconic Superstars and storylines of our time. And you get to relive it in one action-packedRead More

Posted On October 19, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Update On PPVs Airing On The WWE Network

WWE issued yet another survey on Tuesday regarding the upcoming network – this time, asking fans if they would change cable providers in order to get the new WWE Network. The survey noted that WWE’s eight ‘secondary’ pay-per-views would be featured on the network while the “big four” (Royal Rumble, WrestleMania, SummerSlam and Survivor Series) would remain on pay-per-view. This is a change in direction from what was originally planned – when WWE was discussing moving WrestleMania and the “big four” to the WWE Network as a way to pushRead More

Posted On October 17, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Planning Legends Reality Series For Upcoming Network

WWE is asking fans to help name a program starring the craziest, most colorful Legends for their soon to be launched WWE Network. WWE.com describes the program as “a reality series featuring many of your favorite WWE Legends, all forced to live under one roof. See what happens when the most colorful and combustive personalities in WWE history shack up, break bread, and bruise egos.” Poll options include: 1. WWE House of Fame 2. WWE Old Timer Acres 3. WWE Retired and Rowdy Roommates 4. WWE Old School Yard 5.Read More

Posted On October 17, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Update On Possible Ring Return For Booker T, New WWE Trademarks

- WWE has applied to register the trademark “WWE Supercharge,” which sounds like it could be for a new TV show, possibly on the WWE Network. They have also applied for “Afterburn,” which was one of WWE’s syndicated shows that now only airs in international markets. – As noted a few weeks back, WWE has been discussing the idea of bringing Booker T back for a short feud, possibly with Intercontinental Champion Cody Rhodes. In what may be a sign of Booker’s return to the ring, he is being advertisedRead More

Posted On October 14, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Jim Ross Doesn’t Think He’ll Ever Return To Weekly WWE TV

Jim Ross wrote on Twitter today he never expected to be used on weekly WWE television again. He does, however, expect to continue to work with developmental workers and stuff with the upcoming WWE Network.Read More

Posted On October 14, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Planning Reality Series That Will Follow The Divas 24/7

WWE.com is asking fans to help name a program starring the Sexy, Smart and Powerful Divas for their soon to be launched WWE Network. WWE.com describes the program as “a reality show that welcomes you aboard the private Divas tour bus as it travels from venue to venue. Cameras will roll 24/7, capturing the unscripted bonds, battles, and behind-the-scenes drama that only our WWE Divas can deliver when their public and private lives merge on the open road.” Poll options include: 1. WWE Divas Hot Wheels 2. WWE Divas RoadRead More

Posted On September 29, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Update On Booker T Wrestling & Possible Feud, WWE Network

- As previously reported, WWE officials have discussed an in-ring return for Booker T. One possibility that’s been discussed would be a short feud with Intercontinental Champion Cody Rhodes. A match two wrestle at Vengeance as a way to put Cody in the spotlight. – WWE is expected to begin the promotion for their WWE Network in the next few months. The official @WWENetwork Twitter account was recently launched. The plan is still to have the network go live by the end of 2012.Read More

Posted On September 23, 2011By Daniel PenaIn News

WWE Considering Airing WrestleMania On Planned Cable Network

WWE issued a survey yesterday regarding their planned WWE Network launch next year to select mailing list subscribers. The survey suggests that WWE’s “classic big 4″ pay-per-view events would be included in the channel at no additional cost. Imagine a 24-hour cable network that was run by The WWE. It featured a mix of WWE-made programs, including new shows, repeats of Raw and SmackDown from USA and Syfy and “classic” or “historical” programs featuring shows from different promotions like classic WWE footage, WCW, ECW, NWA, AWA, etc. from years past.Read More

Posted On September 16, 2011By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Network News: What Will Air, Huge Loan, Trademark

- WWE recently took out a $200 million line of credit with JP Morgan Chase Bank to finance the planned WWE Network and help the company expand its digital library. – At this time, WWE has not yet finalized exactly what will air on the network. Of course, the backbone of the network will be WWE’s massive library of television footage spanning multiple decades from almost every major national wrestling promotion in history. There’s also the WWE Studios films that WWE can air at very little additional cost. Beyond that,Read More