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NXT No Mercy Preview: WWE Star Becky Lynch Is Back On An NXT PLE
 A name that immediately evokes special feelings in all WWE fans and brings them back to 2000 with an N64 controller in their hands as they let the hours speed by while they play what is still to this day considered the greatest pro wrestling video game of all time  Unfortunately, that's not exactly what[...]
WGA Strike Ends, Community/Chevy Chase & More: BCTV Daily Dispatch
Discovery, Community/Chevy Chase, Brooke Hogan/Hulk Hogan, FX's What We Do in the Shadows, Apple TV+'s The Enfield Poltergeist, Max's Creature Commandos, Hulu & Moonlighting, Prime Video's Gen V, Stranger Things: The First Shadow, WWE/Jade Cargill, Adult Swim's Rick and Morty, Howard Stern/Bill Maher, BBC's Time, ESPN's ManningCast, FOX's Bob's Burgers, and more! Images/Screencaps: WWE, Prime Video, AEW, DC Studios, FX Networks, SiriusXM, HBO, YouTube, WGA,[...]
WWE NXT Preview: The Global Heritage Invitational Finals Tonight
 England's Butch and Scotland's Joe Coffey will duke it out tonight not only for some international supremacy, but also for a chance to add some hardware to their collection. Joe Coffey and Butch will battle in the NXT Global Heritage Invitational Finals tonight on NXT, courtesy of WWE. Does either competitor have the edge going into tonight's[...]
WWE SmackDown Preview: A Friday Night On Fox With John Cena
Thanks to Hollywood being on strike, WWE fans have recently gotten to spend time with some of their old favorites who had ditched them for a career in the movies  During last week's WWE SmackDown on FOX, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson showed up unannounced and officially became the second-biggest star of the Attitude Era to[...]
BCTV Daily Dispatch
Making the BCTV Daily Dispatch menu board today? Lynda Carter/Wonder Woman, AMC's The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon, The Marvels, DC Studios, Spotify & DC's The Riddler: Secrets In The Dark, BBC's Doctor Who, WWE/Hulu, Disney+'s Ahsoka, FX's Fargo, Max's Doom Patrol, Disney+'s Loki, Adult Swim's Rick and Morty, WWE SmackDown, AMC's Fear the Walking Dead, Rupert Murdoch/Fox News, Crunchyroll, Apple TV+'s Slow Horses, and more! Images/Screencaps: Adult Swim,[...]
Earlier today, a big question about the future of WWE Friday Night SmackDown was answered when the WWE and NBCUniversal announced a five-year deal domestic media rights deal (reportedly in the $1.4B range) that sees the program leaving FOX in October 2024 for its new home at USA Network (with the WWE set to produce[...]
One of the headlines coming out of the merger between the WWE and Endeavor's UFC (now TKO Group) was regarding the WWE's top two television shows Would FOX continue to be the home to Friday Night SmackDown? Would USA Network continue to be the home to Monday Night Raw? Would a streaming service enter the[...]
WWE NXT Preview: The Top Two Champions In NXT Face Each Other
 NXT Champion Carmelo Hayes will face the NXT North American Champion Dominik Mysterio in tonight's main event on WWE NXT on the USA Network with only bragging rights at stake  While the North American Championship is a mountain Hayes has already climbed, it would be interesting to see if he could solidify himself as an all-time great in[...]
WWE NXT Preview: Becky Lynch Returns To Go For The Gold
Welcome to the first WWE show in the post-McMahon-owned era!  What does that change?  Pretty much nothing at the moment, but it's something notable  Another notable thing is that one of the biggest stars in all of WWE today is returning to her old stomping grounds of NXT, and she's looking to get her hands[...]
WWE NXT Preview: Tiffany Stratton Defends; Will Becky Lynch Be There?
An intriguing potential rivalry that WWE and NXT have been planting the seeds for over the past couple of weeks has been one between NXT Women's Champion Tiffany Stratton and WWE's most popular Women's Division star, Becky Lynch  While Stratton has her hands plenty full at the moment fighting off challengers down in her brand, it[...]
Dominik Mysterio attempts to recruit Jey Uso on WWE Raw
In the wake of a pretty chaotic weekend for the wrestling world, last night's WWE Raw delivered the comfort that only the longest-running show in sports entertainment can Kicking off with the arrival of Jey Uso and ending with an Intercontinental Championship match, this week's Raw continued some feuds that didn't make the WWE Payback[...]
Bray Wyatt, Former WWE Champion, Has Died At 36 Years Old
Friends from across the wrestling business mourned the loss of Jonathan Huber (aka WWE's Luke Harper and Brodie Lee, outside) in 2020 The recent passing of WWE's Bray Wyatt at the age of 36 struck a familiar devastating tone for all the lives he touched as his friends recorded a compilation of memories of Windham[...]
Ratings Opponents NFL & WWE Unite for Championship Belt Merch
I know nothing about WWE, AEW or NFL But clearly you all do As no matter what the world throws at you, at Bleeding Cool, you can still read all about comics, merch, TV shows, games, movies, and more The Daily Lying In The Gutters remains a long-running run around the day before and the[...]
WWE NXT Preview: Who Will Face Tiffany Stratton For The Title?
WWE has a pretty decent farm system right now regarding women's wrestling  There are a few names you could pick from the NXT brand and label as not-too-distant future main roster stars already, while some others appear to have the pieces, if not the complete package just yet  We will get a chance to see[...]
WWE Honors Terry Funk And Bray Wyatt On SmackDown
It has understandably been a very rough couple of days for WWE and the wrestling world at large  With the loss of an all-time great in Terry Funk on Wednesday and then the sudden loss of one of the world's greatest modern talents, Bray Wyatt on Thursday, you could almost understand if WWE needed to stop and[...]
Bray Wyatt, Former WWE Champion, Has Died At 36 Years Old
To say it's been a rough year for wrestling fans in 2023 would be an understatement; it particularly hits hard when someone younger passes like Windham Rotunda, aka WWE's Bray Wyatt, one of the most innovative personalities in the modern era at the age of 36 He took time away from the company to battle[...]
Terry Funk, Arguably The Greatest Wrestler Of All Time, Has Passed
From 1970, Funk had runs in Championship Wrestling from Florida, All Japan Pro Wrestling, World Wrestling Federation (now World Wrestling Entertainment), World Championship Wrestling, National Wrestling Alliance, Extreme Championship Wrestling, and Total Nonstop Action (now Impact Wrestling). Image: WWE Screencap Terry Funk: Wrestling Legend Personified Funk also amassed numerous screen credits across film and television, with his Hollywood[...]
Bray Wyatt, Former WWE Champion, Has Died At 36 Years Old
I cannot believe I am writing this right now, but we have learned that WWE superstar Bray Wyatt has suddenly passed away at the unfathomably too-young age of 36  Information is very scant right now as this has just been officially announced  We had heard through various sources that his absence on WWE television over[...]
Terry Funk, Arguably The Greatest Wrestler Of All Time, Has Passed
 Considered by many of his peers to be "the greatest wrestler of all time," Funk leaves behind a legacy in pro wrestling that will never be matched when it comes to his passion, sacrifice, or longevity. Image: WWE Screencap Terry Funk started wrestling back in 1965  A second-generation star, he was the son of Texas wrestler and[...]
NXT Heatwave Preview: Can Wes Lee Win The Big One?
Tonight the USA Network will be home to the not-quite Premium Live Event, NXT Heatwave, where we will see the NXT Championship put on the line, along with a number of other intriguing matches in what could be an exciting night of pro wrestling action. NXT Champion Carmelo Hayes will defend his title against Wes Lee in[...]
WWE 2K23 Releases Final DLC With The Bad News U Pack
2K Games has released the final DLC pack made for WWE 2K23, as we're afraid there's some bad news in the new Bad News U Pack Kind of a weird one to end on, as we thought they might go for more of a Hall Of Famer pack to end the DLCs, but you're getting[...]
WWE NXT Preview: Who Will Challenge Carmelo Hayes At NXT Heatwave?
 But by the end of tonight's episode of WWE NXT on the USA Network, we will indeed have that answer, as Wes Lee will be taking on Dijak in a singles match to determine the Number One Contender to face Hayes for the Championship next week. Wes Lee takes on Dijak live tonight in the main event to[...]
Making the BCTV Daily Dispatch menu board today? WWE/AEW, WGA/AMPTP, Arrowverse/SAG-AFTRA, Netflix's One Piece, Elon Musk/Mark Zuckerberg, Hulu's Solar Opposites, Hulu's Futurama, Disney's Ahsoka, FXX's Archer, AMC's The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon, Jared Padalecki/ABC's Celebrity Family Feud, Disney+'s X-Men '97, Paramount+'s Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, Prime Video's Ten Percent & more! Image/Screencap: Lucasfilm, Marvel Studios,[...]
WWE SmackDown Preview: Is Jimmy Uso Back In The Bloodline?
At the conclusion of last Saturday night's WWE SummerSlam Premium Live Event on Peacock, fans were left stunned (and maybe not in a good "shocking!" kind of way) when Jimmy Uso made his surprise return to screw his brother and longtime tag team partner Jey Uso out of the match for the Undisputed WWE Universal Championship against their[...]
WWE NXT Preview: Will Rey Mysterio Cost His Son His Title Tonight?
While the saga of The Bloodline has dominated WWE for a couple of years now, another familial storyline has also been pretty good and has had some fun twists and turns along the way  I'm referencing the still-going war between WWE Hall of Famer Rey Mysterio and his son, the North American Champion Dominik Mysterio[...]
Sonya Deville trashes Mandy Rose on WWE Smackdown
We have gotten some unfortunate news this afternoon as we are finding out that Sonya Deville, one-half of the SmackDown Women's Tag Team Champions with Chelsea Green, has suffered a torn ACL and, as a result, will require surgery and will be out indefinitely. Sonya Deville, seen here with tag team partner Chelsea Green after winning the WWE[...]
WWE RAW Preview: The SummerSlam Fallout Begins Tonight On USA
This past Saturday night's Premium Live Event on Peacock, the annual WWE SummerSlam, emanated live from Detroit's Ford Field and was a big, impactful, long (it didn't end until after 12 am EST), and highly successful show that definitely set the table for many things to come over the next several months  Jimmy Uso shocked the[...]
WWE: Raw & SmackDown Announcing Teams Swap, Michael Cole on Both Shows
It's a rarity, but WWE is shaking up their commentary teams, affecting both shows with senior commentator Michael Cole working both Raw and SmackDown again The change officially takes place on the August 7th edition of Raw that follows Summerslam, the company's latest premium live event on Peacock on August 5th Color commentator Wade Barrett,[...]
dark side of the ring
"As the WWE sale works towards a close, Vice TV remains the leading chronicler of wrestling in America," said Morgan Hertzan, president of Global TV for Vice Media Group "I'm cheering from the ropes to announce the return of 'Dark Side of the Ring,' as proven this show and its spinoffs have been incredibly successful[...]
rhea ripley
With tonight bringing the 36th edition of one of the WWE's biggest "tentpole" PPV events (yup, we're showing our age) in the professional wrestling company's history, there are a lot of questions surrounding the Detroit-set event Will Jey Uso be able to take the title – and the title of "Tribal Chief" – away from[...]