January 4 and 5 will be New Japan Pro Wrestling presenting Wrestle Kingdom 15 from the Tokyo Dome in Japan. Due to COVID restrictions, there won’t be a full Tokyo Dome or even half way of screaming wrestling crowds like there has been in years past. I shouldn’t have to write that sentence but I do because people act like this is something new for every wrestling show since March.Read More
There is something that pro wrestling has trained us to think for the past few decades that we need to train our brains out of. Specifically, that the WWE trained us: that former WWE talent is WWE property.Read More
In the final week of October, the beast that was the World Series landed right on a game seven Wednesday night, slamming everyone in their wake with 23 million viewers and a staggering 6.1 in the 18-49 demographic. NXT and AEW were the poor victims once again. Monday Night Raw didn’t have as much of an excuse, while Smackdown had everything to gain being off FS1. Read More
Now that we have had a few weeks to look at Raw from its season premiere, NXT on USA, AEW Dynamite, and Smackdown on FOX, we can start to see something from the wrestling ratings on television. Is it early? Absolutely. Is it still interesting to take a look at things? Of course!
Last week we saw the season premiere of World Wrestling Entertainment’s Monday Night Raw, the two hour cable debut of WWE’s NXT on USA, All Elite Wrestling’s debut episode of AEW Dynamite, and the move of WWE Smackdown from Tuesday night on USA to Friday night on FOX.Read More
This week, the new wrestling war kicks off as All Elite Wrestling begins on television Wednesday night on TNT, going head to head with World Wrestling Entertainment’s NXT on USA. It will be the first time a pro wrestling company has gone head to head against the WWE since 2010, and the last time it felt like worthy competition since 2001. Read More
To be antiquated to society frightens me.
I feel like it’s important to always be kept in the loop with what is going on in the world around me. Maybe I don’t understand every bill entered into Canadian parliament or can tell you what’s on Tuesdays on CBS but I at least have a general idea of what’s popular, what isn’t, what’s going on and what’s going to come.Read More