Saturday, December 16, 2017
Friday, December 15, 2017
– PWInsider reports that Becky Lynch is being included in the Smackdown creative team’s plans for January, so that is likely when she’ll be done filming The Marine 6. Shawn Michaels previously said that filming would end next week. The Miz is currently advertised for RAW in Providence this Monday but his return hasn’t been confirmed
– According to f4wonline.com, Lucha Underground will start taping season 4 on February 16th. Those under contract to Lucha Underground have been forced to cancel indie dates for weekends starting in mid-February. This could get in the way of some wrestlers working the February New Japan tour. Pro Wrestling Revolution has announced that Rey Fenix and Penta 0M are off the February 24th show in San Jose due to tapings. It was reported earlier this week that the working plan as of now is for the promotion to tape starting in mid-February through mid-March.
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Pro Wrestling Sheet reports that Vince McMahon is “pulling out all the stops” for WWE’s new Facebook Watch show, Mixed Match Challenge, which was announced today and will start airing next month. McMahon wants to impress Facebook’s top executives and get the attention of other streaming services so that WWE can have more doors open to them in 2019 when their TV contract with NBC Universal expires.
The show is not expected to tie in to RAW and Smackdown storylines much, though minor things like an “injury” or tough match having lasting ramifications may be worked in.
They add that the decision to move the 205 Live taping to before Smackdown Live is being considered but a final decision hasn’t been made. PWInsider reported earlier that the air time for 205 Live will be moved to 10:30PM ET starting January 16th so that Mixed Match Challenge can air at 10PM ET.
Also expected for the show is to see Nia Jax and Enzo Amore team up, and it’s also possible that other real-life couples such as Jimmy Uso & Naomi and Lana & Rusev will team up on the show.
As reported earlier, Facebook will be paying WWE for the distribution rights to the show, which will have a 12 week run. WWE wants to see how the revenue pans out for this show.
According to PWinsider.com, starting January 16th and for the 12 weeks WWE Mixed Match Challenge airs, WWE 205 Live will move its start time to 10:30PM ET. WWE Mixed Match Challenge will air at 10PM for those 12 weeks.
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