Monthly Archives: April 2010

Bubba the Love Sponge fired by TNA

TNA management has finally decided to part ways with Bubba the Love Sponge after the latest inflammatory incident in his already checkered TNA career. Bubba and Awesome Kong got into it on a radio show earlier today, months after the

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TNA iMPACT! replay gets higher rating than original airing

Thursday’s TNA iMPACT! replay drew a 0.69 rating, higher than the 0.5 that the original airing did on Monday. Knowing that they can watch the entire episode of iMPACT! on Thursdays uninterrupted, many fans seem to be focusing on the

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Tony Atlas released by WWE

WWE announced today the release of Tony Atlas and, as usual, wished him well in his future endeavors. Since Mark Henry’s face turn and move from Raw to ECW last year, WWE didn’t really know what to do with Atlas.

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4.27.10 WWE NXT thoughts

After watching last night’s NXT, I remembered the reason I hadn’t seen it in over a month. While the show is trying to be different and has its bright spots, it also has a lot of negatives. Last night’s show

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TNA, WWE numbers: iMPACT! only does 0.5 rating

Preliminary reports indicate that last night’s episode of TNA iMPACT! did a 0.5 rating while WWE’s three-hour Raw drew a 3.1 rating. The number for TNA is disappointing, to say the least. It lends credence to my earlier thoughts that

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Thoughts on the WWE Supplemental Draft

The 2010 Supplemental WWE Draft came and went Tuesday afternoon. Some mid-card shuffling took place and two more divas were moved between brands. Raw will be now be home to the Great Khali, Ranjin Singh, Ezekiel Jackson, Goldust, Tyson Kidd,

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Thoughts on the WWE Draft

At first glance, Raw was the clear winner of the WWE Draft. This would lead us to believe that Vince & Co. may, in fact, be thinking of TNA more as competition and stacking the deck against them. We’ll see

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WWE delivers best Raw in a long, long time

Last night’s three-hour Raw draft special was easily the best edition of the “longest running weekly episodic television show on cable” in quite some time. It featured no guest host, some good matches that got a lot of time and

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A quick programming note

I have to be honest: I didn’t watch much of TNA iMPACT! I liked what I did see, especially AJ Styles’ promo on Rob Van Dam, but it would be unfair to write a review based on just the few

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Cena and Swagger both retain at lackluster Extreme Rules

WWE’s Extreme Rules was a very average pay-per-view effort from the ‘E. It certainly wasn’t “extreme” in the bloody, weapons, ECW sense, but it had its moments. Cena and Batista had the match of the night, save for the finish

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