As many of you already know, Smackdown is being moved to the USA Network in January. Since WWE wants to stack these shows to put up good numbers, they have decided to contact John Cena and add him to the first couple of television taping. Cena is now scheduled to show up in Laredo for those episodes. The former world heavyweight champion has been off of the road so that he can film a new reality television show.
November 20, 2015
In case you missed the latest episode of Smackdown, Kalisto defeated Ryback to advance in the tournament to crown a new world heavyweight champion. It is now being said that the reason why WWE did that is because there are those backstage that felt that the tournament matches were a bit predictable. The creative department wanted to have at least one upset in the first round.
November 16, 2015
The only confirmed appearance for Undertaker this week is at Smackdown, where he is advertised to appear. However, reports have surfaced that the former world heavyweight champion left the WWE hotel with the other performers and headed off to the arena in Manchester. That means that there is a chance that he could be making an appearance and continuing the story line that he has going with the Wyatt Family.
November 9, 2015
Since they are bringing Smackdown over to their network, NBC Universal has worked hard with Vince McMahon and WWE to increase the amount of advertisers that are on board. Thus far, their collective efforts have brought in 37 new advertisers. While that is good news, there is still a lot of concerns as the ratings have been dropping. If it keeps dropping, then there is a fear of losing those advertisers in the near future.
November 4, 2015
One of the problems with Alberto Del Rio returning to WWE is that it left AAA in the cold. The promotion is aware that the former world heavyweight champion is booked for an upcoming tour of Europe and is scheduled for Monday Night Raw and Smackdown. However, they need him to return at least for a night, so that Del Rio can drop the AAA Mega Championship to another performer.
October 30, 2015
The main roster promotion that everyone has been begging for is finally about to take place. Tyler Breeze will be making his debut on Monday Night Raw and Smackdown in the next couple of weeks. No word yet on what his character is going to be doing, but we do know that he is required to finish off his live event obligations down in NXT for the rest of the year. Breeze is well liked by several members of the front office.
October 18, 2015
One of the biggest priorities in NXT right now is finding a female performer that they can build the division around so that Bayley can finally be elevated to the main roster in WWE. Management really feels that she is a potential asset to their merchandise department. Her popularity is expected to explode once she gets featured on Monday Night Raw and Smackdown. That cannot happen until a replacement is found, however.
October 16, 2015