Some major changes could be taking place to the annual Slammy Awards show. WWE was very concerned with the latest edition because many felt that the big stars, such as Sting, just simply did not care enough to be there to accept the awards that they received. Management might do voting ahead of time, so that they can go to the performers and tape an acceptance message if they cannot be there in person.
December 30, 2015
The business relationship with NBC has improved tremendously for WWE. The network was able to convince a big brand such as Coca Cola to sponsor an upcoming episode of Monday Night Raw that will be heavily built around the Slammy Awards. Vince McMahon and company have struggled over the years to lure in big advertisers.
December 12, 2015
It is not very often that you're going to see Dennis Miller being replaced by a professional wrestler, but that is exactly what is happening at the Podcast Awards. Due to a scheduling conflict, Miller had to back out of his duties as the host. Event organizers decided to replace him with Chris Jericho, who has one of the more popular podcast interview shows around. Jericho will be teaming up with Emily Morse, and the show will take place on April 14.
April 2, 2015