Wrestling News and Notes: Backstage at Raw, Raw TV viewers up slightly, Nash to appear in Magic Mike sequel
Lawler introduced legendary Memphis TV announcer Lance Russell to the live crowd before the live show hit the air.
Russell was the voice of Memphis wrestling from 1959 to 1997.
Raw TV viewer numbers up slightly: Nielsen reported that Raw saw a small uptick in viewers for its post-Night of Champions show, up 1 percent from the go-home show last week.
Nash to appear in Magic Mike sequel: kevin nash announced on Twitter this week that he will reprise his role as Tarzan in the sequel to Magic Mike.
Magic Mike XXL, starring Channing Tatum, Matt Bomer and Jada Pinkett Smith, is slated for a 2015 theatrical release.
– Column by Chris Graham