Tag: Old School

Monday Night Raw Review: Good work on Hogan birthday segment, another stupid Stephanie-Brie exchange

Hogan birthday does its job: Until Brock Lesnar’s music hit, the Hulk Hogan birthday celebration made no sense whatsoever, except as a throwback to the fun Old School Raw from earlier in the year.


Will Sting be at WrestleMania 30? Maybe, maybe not …

This is wrestling we’re talking about here, folks, so it can go either way. But Sting will be in New Orleans this weekend, and WrestleMania 30 is in New Orleans this weekend, therefore …


TNA previews old school pay-per-view

  TNA goes Old School with classic matches featuring Bully Ray, Tommy Dreamer, Jeff Hardy, Abyss and more! TNA WRESTLING presents ONE NIGHT ONLY: #OLDSCHOOL premiering Friday, February 7 at 8/7c on Pay Per View.


WWE Monday Night Raw ratings down from last week

WWE Monday Night Raw lost more than 100,000 viewers from its much-ballyhooed Old School Raw edition from last week. This week’s Raw averaged 4.403 million viewers over the three-hour period. The Jan. 6 Old School Raw averaged 4.538 million viewers up against the stiff competition of one of the more thrilling BCS National Championship college […]


WWE in 5

  This week in WWE in 5, we recap all of the action from this past week’s Raw and SmackDown including the announcement of the WWE Network, all of the events from “Old School Raw” and the fallout from daniel bryan joining The Wyatt Family!


WWE Raw Rebound: Raw goes Old School

  A special look at the night when Raw goes Old School: www.wwe.com/wwenetwork.


WWE Video: Raw Slam of the Week

  The members of Too Cool reunite on WWE Old School Raw for a match filled with a action, hip-hop, and even a worm.


The JBL and Cole Show goes Old School

  The JBL & Cole Show goes OLD SCHOOL with visits from Rowdy Roddy Piper, The Godfather, Mean Gene and more!


Mick Foley: Let Jake the Snake Roberts run the table

Mick Foley has seen what a lot of us have seen – that Jake the Snake Roberts was clearly the most over legend on Monday’s Old School Raw. “With that in mind, why not let Jake run the table – the appearance on old-school Raw, followed by an entry in the Royal Rumble, followed by an […]


TV ratings: BCS title game dominates, but Old School Raw holds its own

As expected, the BCS National Championship Game dominated the cable TV ratings on Monday, drawing 25.6 million viewers overall and an 8.7 rating among viewers in the 18-49 demographic. But WWE’s Old School Raw actually improved upon last week’s Raw rating even with the stiff competition. Raw drew a high of 4.72 million viewers in […]


TV ratings: BCS title game dominates, but Old School Raw holds its own

As expected, the BCS National Championship Game dominated the cable TV ratings on Monday, drawing 25.6 million viewers overall and an 8.7 rating among viewers in the 18-49 demographic. But WWE’s Old School Raw actually improved upon last week’s Raw rating even with the stiff competition.


Swerve! Jake the Snake Roberts surprise appearance ends Old School Raw

Remember last week when Jake the Snake Roberts was lamenting on Twitter about how he hadn’t been contacted by WWE about being on the Old School Raw? Can you say swerve? Moments after Roman Reigns scored the upset win over CM Punk in the main event, Roberts’ music hit, and Jake the Snake, a bag […]


Old School Raw Hits and Misses

Ongoing observations on tonight’s WWE Old School Raw. Warning: these observations themselves may be hits or misses.   MISS: Ric Flair looks really old Yeah, sure, Ric Flair actually is old. I get it. He turns 65 next month. But he didn’t always look old, not until tonight. I’m sure some people will say that […]


What will you be watching? Old School Raw, or Florida State-Auburn?

You have to give credit to WWE for trying. Creative isn’t just sitting back and taking the thumping that the BCS national championship game featuring #1 Florida State and #2 Auburn will give it in the ratings.


Jim Ross at Old School Raw?

Jim Ross wrote on his blog today that he will not be a part of the Old School Raw coming up on Monday night. “Been asked many times on Twitter @JRsBBQ and via Q&A’s here whether I will be a part of this Monday’s Old School Raw in Baltimore. I will not. I do plan […]


Will Jake the Snake Roberts be at Old School Raw, Royal Rumble?

Jake the Snake Roberts, on the comeback trail over the past year with the help of Diamond Dallas Page, would seem to be a natural for the Old School Raw coming up on Monday night. As of Friday night, though, Roberts is not scheduled to be on the show, as he noted on Twitter. Nope […]


No deal between Tommy Dreamer, TNA

Tommy Dreamer has been all over TNA of late, but it’s apparently not a permanent thing. PWInsider.com reported today that Dreamer has not been offered a TNA contract. Dreamer was booked for the TNA Old School PPV and was also on the Hardcore Justice PPV, and then was added at the last minute to house […]