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Hey everybody, Geddy Cahoon here with another edition of The Cahoon Run Down for my fans on teh internetz. Today, much like last week, I was at something of a loss for what to write about. We’re currently in that pre-Summer Story lull that WWE always seems to fall into at this time, and accordingly, things are very very boring (For the most part. I still have a massive man-crush on both Damien Sandow and Daniel Bryan) on both RAW and SmackDown. However, in a startling change of pace, IRead More

Posted On May 24, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Backstage News On WWE RAW Going Three Hours; Internal Reaction

As noted before, a lot of people within WWE don’t expect RAW going three-hours to be a permanent thing, despite what the official announcements have said. There has been a lot of comparing it to when WCW Nitro went three hours years ago. The format of the show is still a work in progress but the idea is to treat it like a pay-per-view event every Monday night with interactive features. Almost all of the feedback coming from within the company has been negative regarding the change. There is aRead More

Posted On May 24, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Over The Limit Interest In Japan, RAW In Canada, Supershow

- There is a lot of interest in WWE’s Over the Limit pay-per-view in Japan, which airs May 31st, because of John Laurinaitis. WWE pay-per-views air in Japan on tape delay. Laurinaitis hasn’t wrestled a match in 12 years and in the 1990’s, was an All Japan regular. – RAW in Canada did 252,000 viewers on April 30th and 279,000 viewers on May 7th. From a ratings standpoint, RAW would be doing lower in Canada than in the United States these days. That hasn’t always been the case. – TheRead More

Posted On May 23, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Latest On WWE Travel Issues & Tour, WWE Trademark Updates

We noted earlier that the RAW brand was having trouble getting to Brazil for WWE’s debut there tonight because of flight problems. Some of the SmackDown crew is also experiencing travel issues this morning. Tyler Reks wrote: “Man another bad travel week. Missed the connection cause the 1st flight was delayed. Flying standby & may not get home till 10pm ET.” “From 1st class to economy – at least I’m not stuck in Philly till 4pm though. Now, who am I gonna fight for leg and elbow space…” In anRead More
- To sell his injuries from WWE Over the Limit, John Laurinaitis has been walking on crutches in public this week. Laurinaitis was seen on crutches and selling his injuries at an airport in Virginia yesterday. – Zack Ryder wrote the following on Twitter about his absence from RAW, “For those counting, I haven’t been on Raw in 4 weeks. This could be like a modern day Goldberg streak.” – The May 19th episode of WWE’s AM RAW scored a 0.49 rating with 545,000 viewers.Read More
- As noted before, WWE slipped up on RAW last night when John Laurinaitis said he re-signed Big Show on Saturday, before the Over the Limit pay-per-view. They later realized the error and fixed it saying Show and Laurinaitis had a verbal agreement until he signed the contract on Monday morning. F4Wonline.com reports that the error was actually in the RAW script. WWE didn’t realize the error until fans went crazy on Twitter and corrected them. They then had Michael Cole correct the error on TV. – WWE will tapeRead More
- The WWE RAW brand is headed to Brazil today for their first-ever show there before heading to Ecuador. They will run in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Wednesday, Guayaquil, Ecuador on Friday and Quito, Ecuador on Saturday. – Some of the WWE terms trending worldwide last night during RAW were Jack Swagger, Tensai, Crazy Chicks, Alberto Del Rio, CM Punk, Daniel Bryan, Randy Orton, David Otunga, Big Show and others. – WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross stated on Twitter that there was no truth to the rumor that he’sRead More

Posted On May 21, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

The WWE Revolution Is Coming Next Week

As we’ve been reporting, WWE has been running a viral campaign on the company website hyping that a new “revolution is coming.” Earlier today on WWE.com, they have several Over the Limit backstage interviews featuring a new “revolution” video. The hype video notes that the “revolution is coming” on May 28th. Of course, May 28th is next Monday so the reveal will likely happen on RAW. What do you think the campaign is for? Tell us below in our “Comments” section.Read More

Posted On May 21, 2012By Owen PattersonIn News

Stephanie McMahon Excited About Raw Going Three-Hours, More

Eric Goldman of IGN.com spoke with Stephanie McMahon at the USA Upfronts last week where RAW going three-hours permanently was announced. Stephanie told IGN that WWE is excited about the challenges of filling an extra hour of content each week: “It’s going to be the first-ever regularly scheduled three-hour program on television and I think we’ve got a pretty good handle on it thus far! You know, we do a three hour show called a Pay-Per-View almost every month and Monday Night RAW, we’ve done three hours before, so weRead More

Posted On May 19, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Backstage News On WWE Raw Moving To Three Hours

While WWE claims that the switch to three-hours for RAW is permanent, people within the company believe that the show will be back to two-hours before the end of the year – whether the first hour be dropped or moved to the WWE Network as a recap or pre-show going into the 9pm timeslot. It’s important to note that permanently moving RAW up would dramatically affect any West coast tapings. For example, shows in Los Angeles would have to start at 4:30pm on a work day. A lot of peopleRead More

Posted On May 18, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Superstars React To WWE Raw Going Three Hours

WWE was trending all over Twitter yesterday with the news of RAW going 3 hours in July. Here are some Superstar reactions: Cameron Lynn: “More entertainment! More wrestling starting July 23 where there will now be 3 hrs of raw! More time to get funky! Funk yes! #3HourRaw” BG James: “Well the cats out of the bag! Soon we go 3 hours on Mondays! More entertainment for your viewing pleasure! #3hourRaw #OUDK” David Otunga: “RAW is 3 hours! An additional 3,600 secs @WWEUniverse gets to enjoy looking at the greatestRead More

Posted On May 17, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Latest On Kharma’s WWE Status, Recent WWE Attendance Figures

- Regarding Kharma’s status, she has been ready to return for a while but with the recent change in Divas Title storyline, WWE creative currently has nothing for her at last word. – Here are some recent WWE attendance figures: * RAW on May 11th in Glens Falls, NY drew more than 5,500 fans for $230,000. * RAW on May 12th in Syracuse, NY drew 5,500 fans for $195,000. * SmackDown on May 12th in Newark, DE drew 3,200 fans for $105,000. * RAW on May 13th in Rochester, NYRead More

Posted On May 16, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

WWE Launches Campaign To Celebrate 1,000th Edition Of Raw

The WWE website has begun hyping the 1,000th episode of Monday Night RAW – which will take place on July 23rd. Leading up to the milestone show, the WWE website will be looking back at RAW’s most memorable moments and interviewing past and present WWE superstars about the big show.Read More
- Friday’s episode of SmackDown did a 1.7 cable rating, with 2.53 million viewers. Those numbers are down 11% and 7%, respectively, from the previous week. It was the lowest rating for a first-run Friday episode this year and the fewest viewers since the show before WrestleMania on March 30th. The show ranked #6 overall in viewers, one of the rare times a first-run episode has missed out on the Top 5 over the past two years. The show ranked #5 among males 18-34 and #2 among males 18-49. ForRead More

Posted On May 13, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

New Raw Countdown & WWE Spanish Show?, Triple H, NXT, More

We noted before that beginning July 2nd, many of WWE’s RAW Supershow tapings will begin 90 minutes before the live RAW broadcast airs on TV. Currently, tapings begin 30 or 45 minutes before RAW hits the air. Speculation now is that WWE may be filming a countdown show for RAW with that extra time. Officials have been wanting something like a RAW pre-show for a while now. WWE is also looking at doing a Lucha Libre show with high-flying Spanish wrestlers and Spanish announcers. With the Cruiserweights show also setRead More

Posted On May 13, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Raw Event Breaks Record, Christian Returns, Mason Ryan, Ambrose

RAW Live Event Breaks Record?, Updates on Christian, Mason Ryan, Ambrose Posted by Marc Middleton on 05/13/2012 – Former WWE star Jimmy Wang Yang turns 31 years old today. – Dean Ambrose worked another RAW live event last night in Syracuse, New York, losing to Zack Ryder by disqualification again. – Mason Ryan was back as Dolph Ziggler’s bodyguard last night in Syracuse. – Christian, who remains off WWE TV, was back in action last night at the SmackDown live event in Newark, Delaware. He teamed with Cody Rhodes andRead More

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

Mason Ryan Back With Ziggler, Ambrose vs. Ryder, Phoenix, More

- The RAW live event in Glens Falls, New York last night was a sell-out. There was no appearance from hometown hero Hacksaw Jim Duggan. – Beth Phoenix was back in action at last night’s event in Glens Falls, losing to WWE Divas Champion Layla. – Dean Ambrose lost to Zack Ryder by DQ at last night’s RAW live event. Ambrose was disqualified after he exposed one of the turnbuckles and used it against Ryder. – After Mason Ryan has appeared on RAW and SmackDown this week with Abraham Washington’sRead More
Back on the March 12, 2012 edition of Monday night RAW, The Rock held a “Rock Concert” in Cleveland, Ohio. During the segment, Rock made a joke about John Cena getting a divorce from his wife, singing, “Rock saw Cena making out with Eve… Grabbin’ on her thigh, tuggin’ on her weave. Cena was havin’ the time of his life… I guess he didn’t tell her that he’s got a wife! Let’s rock. Everybody let’s rock. Divorce lawyer’s right up the block… But we’re dancing because Cleveland Rocks!… I guessRead More

Posted On May 9, 2012By PWMania.com StaffIn News

Backstage Mason Ryan News, WWE In Brazil Line-up, AM Raw

- We noted yesterday that Mason Ryan’s role as Dolph Ziggler’s new bodyguard was up in the air after it was tested out at RAW live events over the weekend. Mason briefly appeared in a backstage segment with Abraham Washington on RAW and a source reports that Ryan will actually be managed by Washington, unless things change between now and next week’s RAW. Apparently officials decided to keep Ziggler with Vickie Guerrero and Jack Swagger. – The following matches are advertised for WWE’s debut event in Sao Paulo, Brazil onRead More