Thursday, March 22, 2012

TV Tapings At FCW's Tampa School Scheduled Til The End Of May‏

FCW updated the live events section of their website. They will continue to hold events, including some TV tapings, at their school in Tampa every Thursday night through to the end of May. Go to http://fcwwrestling.info/events.html for the full schedule and http://prowrestlingevents.webs.com for info about wrestling shows worldwide.
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News On WWE Diva Getting Title Shot Soon

According to Wrestling Observer Newsletter, there has been talk of giving WWE Diva AJ Lee a Divas Title shot down the road
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USA Championship Wrestling Returns To Woodbury On 3/23‏

USA Championship Wrestling returns to the Cannon County Community Center in Woodbury, Tennessee on March 23rd, 2012 at 8 PM. Tickets cost $5. Appearing will be Nick Iggy, Jeremiah Plunkett, Matt Boyce, JP Magnum, Allen Shepard, Steve-O and Shawn Hoodrich. Go to http://facebook.com/profile.php?id=282180688507875 for more info and http://prowrestlingevents.webs.com for info about wrestling shows worldwide.
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WWE Marathon In Canada On WrestleMania Sunday‏

The Score in Canada will be airing 3 hours of WWE programming on April 1st, 2012. Here's the schedule:

4 PM (ET) - Once In A Lifetime-Rock/Cena Special
5 PM (ET) - WWE Vintage Collection
6 PM (ET) - The WWE Experience

Go to http://prowrestlingevents.tk or http://prowrestlingevents.webs.com for info about wrestling shows worldwide.
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Live Smackdown On 4/10 To Air In Canada‏

The Score in Canada will be airing Smackdown live on Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 at 8 PM (ET). It's also airing live in the United States on SyFy. Go to http://prowrestlingevents.webs.com and http://twitter.com/wrestlingevents for info about where wrestling happens.
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TV Rating Breakdown For WWE Raw 3/19/12

Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

As reported before, the March 19th WWE RAW Supershow did a 3.10 cable rating with 4.38 million viewers.

In the segment breakdown, Kane vs. Big Show lost 125,000 viewers from the opener which is less than usual for the second slot. Santino Marella vs. David Otunga and the interview with The Rock outside in Philadelphia gained 205,000 viewers. Daniel Bryan vs. Zack Ryder lost 418,000 viewers.

Mark Henry vs. John Cena with The Rock coming out gained 327,000 viewers for a 3.20 quarter rating at the top of the hour, which is a weak gain for that timeslot. The Miz vs. Sheamus lost 279,000 viewers while the Randy Orton interview and Kofi Kingston & R-Truth vs. Jack Swagger & Dolph Ziggler lost 151,000 viewers.

The final segment with Shawn Michaels, Triple H and The Undertaker gained 597,000 viewers, which is below average, but the 3.32 overrun rating was still the highest rated point of the show. The final segment saw the Male Teens rating go from 2.2 to 2.5, Males 18-49 go from 2.5 to 3.2, Female Teens drop from 0.6 to 0.5 and the rating with Women 18-49 go from 1.1 to 1.2
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News On What FCW Talent Is Close To Main Roster Call Up

According to Wrestling Observer Newsletter, talents in FCW that are considered as the guys who are most ready for a main roster spot include Husky Harris, Seth Rollins, Dean Ambrose and Damien Sandow.

Triple H's idea is to not debut guys without a full storyline mapped out and weeks of build. Another idea coming from Triple H is not to debut several new guys around the same time
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Backstage Praise For FCW Diva

Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

FCW Divas Champion and Queen of FCW Raquel Diaz (Shaul Marie Guerrero) has been praised for being versatile in being able to change characters and do promos off the top of her head, learn from her mistakes, take criticism well and having a great attitude. It was noted that several women have showed up to FCW for tryouts knowing nothing at all about wrestling so the ones who do know something are able to stand out.
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Former Nexus Member To Return Soon

Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

WWE officials have a new gimmick in mind for Husky Harris and he is on the radar to be brought back to the main roster. Husky has dropped from more than 300 pounds to 285 since he was last on WWE TV.
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Who Has Been Training With The Rock To Get Him Back Into Ring Shape

According to Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Curt Hawkins has been the main guy training with The Rock to help get him in ring shape for the WrestleMania 28 match against John Cena
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Report: WWE Looking At Announcing WrestleMania 29 Main Event This Year

Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter

WWE officials are looking to announce the main event for WrestleMania 29 this year - possibly on the RAW Supershow the night after WrestleMania 28. The belief is that the RAW after WrestleMania 28 will be the highest-rated of the year.

Right now officials are looking at John Cena, The Rock, Steve Austin and The Undertaker as the top guys to build next year around. Regarding Austin, he has not committed to wrestling another match yet
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