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“See” Season 2: Dave Bautista Set for Apple TV+, Jason Mamoa Sci-Fi Drama

Jason Mamoa is bringing some extra muscle to his new AppleTV+ series See in Dave Bautista. The soon-to-be-51-year-old will be a television series regular for the first time since his days in a WWE ring. See comes courtesy of creator Steven Knight (Peaky Blinders) and director Francis Lawrence. The story takes place in a dystopian […]


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“Heels”: Peter Segal to Direct, EP Stephen Amell, STARZ Pro Wrestling Series

Arrow star Stephen Amell and STARZ have tapped Peter Segal (Tommy Boy, Shameless) to direct their upcoming hour-long drama Heels. Set in the world of independent professional wrestling, the eight-episode series is written by Michael Waldron (Loki), with Mike O’Malley serving as showrunner and Alexander Ludwig (Vikings) co-starring. Variety also reports exclusively that Segal will serve […]

The Rock Is Getting a New Statue from Sideshow and PCS [First Look]

The Rock Is Getting a New Statue from Pop Culture Shock [First Look]

The Rock is not only a huge movie star now but still one of the greatest wrestlers inside the WWE. Dwayne Johnson is still called The Rock because of how successful he was during his wrestling career. It is something he will be known for years and years to come. Now it looks like in the […]

Jim Cornette Resigns from NWA in Wake of Racist Fried Chicken Joke Backlash

Wrestling World Shocked as Jim Cornette Resigns from NWA in Wake of Racist Joke

Legendary pro wrestling personality and even more legendary online curmudgeon Jim Cornette has found himself at the center of yet another controversy that, this time, has cost him a job. Cornette resigned from his role as commentator for NWA Powerrr after the company received backlash for comments Cornette made on the most recent episode of […]

AEW Dynamite Maintains Ratings Lead Over NXT Despite WWE Invasion Storyline

AEW Dynamite won the Wednesday Night War for the sixth week in a row as the go-home show for AEW Full Gear went head to head with the first episode of NXT since WWE launched its Survivor Series invasion storyline. Both shows had the benefit of avoiding competition with the World Series, though they did […]

WWE Doubles Down on Saudi Partnership Following Stranded Wrestler Controversy

WWE Doubles Down on Saudi Partnership Following Stranded Wrestler Controversy

In a Vince Russo level swerve, WWE today announced an expansion of their partnership with the government of Saudi Arabia following a tense weekend that saw many of its wrestlers mysteriously stranded in the country after Thursday’s Crown Jewel event. It all started with reports prior to Crown Jewel that WWE had not yet been […]


For Once, Vince McMahon Has a Good Excuse for Rewriting Smackdown at the Last Minute

For Once, Vince McMahon Has a Good Excuse for Rewriting Smackdown at the Last Minute

In an unexpected twist spinning out of Thursday’s Crown Jewel event in Saudi Arabia, the script for tonight’s WWE Friday Night Smackdown will need to be hastily rewritten at the last minute once again. This time, however, it’s not because Vince McMahon didn’t feel there was enough “good sh*t” on the show and felt like […]





Top 5 Reasons WWE Fired Eric Bischoff and Made Brother Love Head of Smackdown

Top 5 Reasons WWE Fired Eric Bischoff and Made Brother Love Head of Smackdown

WWE announced the shocking news Wednesday: just a few months after bringing on Eric Bischoff as Creative Director of Friday Night Smackdown and just two weeks after the show launched on Fox, Bischoff is out and Brother Love is in as the new Creative Director. WWE sent out the following press release: Stamford, Conn., October […]

Taz Will be Doing Commentary For AEW's Dark Matches In Philadelphia

Taz Will Be Doing Commentary For AEW’s Dark Matches In Philadelphia

The names just keep on rolling into AEW, as ECW alumni Taz will be joining the company for a night to do some commentary. The retired pro-wrestler has spent nearly two decades behind the mic, doing commentary for WWE and TNA/Impact, along with his own morning show Taz & The Moose on CBS Sports Radio. […]

Daniel Warren Johnson Draws on AEW Dynamite for #Inktober Sketches

Daniel Warren Johnson Draws AEW Dynamite’s Private Party for #Inktober Sketch

Daniel Warren Johnson’s latest Inktober sketch takes its inspiration from Wednesday’s edition of AEW Dynamite on TNT. The opening bout on the hot new pro wrestling show saw Private Party take on The Young Bucks in the first round of the Tag Team Championship tournament, and one of the most awe-inspiring moments of the match […]


AEW Dynamite Beats NXT in the Ratings; WWE Responds

The first results are in, and AEW Dynamite’s debut show on TNT beat NXT in the overnight Neilsen ratings, scoring a .7 in the 18-49 demographic vs. NXT’s .5. AEW also drew 1.4 million viewer compared to NXT’s 891K. In response, WWE issued the following statement, according to Wrestling Inc.: Congratulations to AEW on a […]

AEW Dynamite’s TNT Debut Made Wrestling Fun Again [Spoiler Review]

AEW’s first weekly television show, Dynamite, is in the books, and the wrestling has already been changed for the better. I’m old enough to have watched Nitro on TNT (and WCW Saturday Night on TBS, and ECW Hardcored TV on MSG), which is not a brag — being old sucks — but something about watching […]