Wednesday, October 12, 2011

News On Upcoming WWE PPV's

Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

WWE currently has pay-per-view main events penciled in through the Royal Rumble, which is the opposite of how they have booked in recent years.

There has been talk of doing a Scramble match at the Survivor Series pay-per-view with Sheamus, Mark Henry, Christian, Randy Orton, Big Show and Kane. Henry vs. Show in a Tables Match at the TLC pay-per-view is also being discussed.

It's also said that creative has picked out a tentative winner for the Royal Rumble already, and that Superstar is from the SmackDown brand. The idea is that the winner will end up with the World Heavyweight Title before WrestleMania 28, likely at Elimination Chamber, because Daniel Bryan will be challenging with his Money in the Bank briefcase.
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Report: WWE Unhappy With Reaction To Walk Out

Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

WWE officials were disappointed at how the crowd reacted towards some of the bigger stars participating in the walkout angle, and the fact that two of the people the crowd reacted to the most were Jim Ross and Jerry Lawler.
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TV Rating Breakdown For WWE Raw 10/10/11

Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

As reported before, the 10/10 edition of WWE Raw did a 3.24 cable rating with 5 million viewers against Monday Night Football, the Major League Baseball playoffs and other competition. The rating was higher because the first 30 minutes this week did a 3.62 rating but from that point it declined. The final hour of RAW this week was well below normal levels.

In the segment-by-segment breakdown, the opening segment with Triple H being removed from his RAW duties and Vince McMahon returning, and the Christian vs. John Morrison match lost 224,000 viewers. Triple H and Laurinaitis' backstage segment and the Big Show vs. Mark Henry video lost 361,000 more viewers.

In the 10pm timeslot, Henry vs. Randy Orton and Eve Torres & Kelly vs. Tamina & Rosa Mendes, plus the Jim Ross firing segment gained just 132,000 viewers, which is below normal for 10pm. Kofi Kingston, Evan Bourne and Mason Ryan vs. Dolph Ziggler, David Otunga and Jack Swagger lost 658,000 more viewers.

The decline continued as Alberto Del Rio vs. CM Punk lost 213,000 viewers and did a 2.77 quarter-hour rating. The overrun this week with Punk and Del rio vs. The Miz and R-Truth with Triple H's run-in gained 667,000 viewers, doing a 3.20 rating for the overrun
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Audio: The Pro Wrestling Rewind Live Tonight 9pm EST

Tune into snsradionetwork.com as Pro Wrestling Rewind returns on the SNS Radio Network. The Power is not a great mood tonight so be ready for a lot of soapbox ranting. The Raw debacle this past week, Tyson Tomko's arrest, wrestling in general. A lot to talk about tonight and your calls, coming up on the Pro Wrestling Rewind, 9pm est exclusively at SNSRadioNetwork.com
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WWE Returning To Jackson, Mississippi In January‏