WWE Raw 6/13/20 Part 1 - Ruby Riott Finally Wins a Match (Image: WWE)

WWE Raw Scores Lowest Ever Viewership, a Number That Doesn't Matter

WWE Monday Night Raw hit a new record low in viewership this week, falling below 1.6 million viewers for all three hours last night. That's terrible news for WWE. Or, at least, it would be, if the viewership number meant anything. However, we know from the past week of nonstop bickering on the internet that […]

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WWE Raw 6/13/20 Part 3: Randy Orton Treats R-Truth Like a Friend

It's been a long night. It's always a long night on Mondays. But we're in the home stretch. The final hour of WWE Monday Night Raw. So far, we've seen the return of Bianca Belair and Shayna Baszler. We've see Seth Rollins get his comeuppance from Rey Mysterio, Dominick Mysterio, and Aleister Black, which somehow […]

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WWE Raw 6/13/20 Part 2: Seth Rollins Gets His Comeuppance Early

We left off in part one of this WWE Raw report just as Seth Rollins was about to walk to the ring to cut a long and boring promo about his feud with Rey Mysterio. Before that, we saw a long and boring promo segment between Dolph Ziggler and Drew McIntyre. We also saw the […]

WWE Raw 6/13/20 Part 1 - Ruby Riott Finally Wins a Match

WWE Raw 6/13/20 Part 1: Ruby Riott Finally Wins a Match

Another Monday night, another habitual watch of a show most of us haven't truly enjoyed in two decades and yet just can't stop watching. Is it any wonder I was able to transition so easily from writing about comic books to writing about wrestling? Welcome to Monday Night Raw! It's a night of grudge matches. […]

THE MASKED SINGER: L-R: Bee and host Nick Cannon in the “Semi Finals: Double Unmasking” episode of THE MASKED SINGER airing Wednesday, Feb. 20 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. © 2019 FOX Broadcasting. Cr. Michael Becker / FOX.

Wild-n-Out Host Nick Cannon Fired by ViacomCBS Over "Hateful Speech"

Nick Cannon (VH1's Wild 'n Out, FOX's The Masked Singer) and ViacomCBS are going their separate ways, with the media company announcing on Tuesday that it had terminated its business dealing with Cannon over what it calls "hateful speech and… anti-Semitic conspiracy theories." Here's a look at the statement released by ViacomCBS regarding their decision: […]

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Tucker Carlson Take on Blake Neff More Whining Than Apology: Opinion

In what we're hoping is an example of covering something so you don't have to watch it, Tucker Carlson addressed the resignation of Tucker Carlson Tonight writer Blake Neff over racist, sexist, and other offensive messages posted under a pseudonym on the forum AutoAdmit. Waiting until the end of Monday night's show to milk the […]

Naya Rivera from Glee (Image: FOX TV).

Naya Rivera's Body Identified; Glee, Step Up High Water Actress Was 33

After five days of searching for Glee and Step Up: High Water star Naya Rivera after the actress went missing last week on Lake Piru in Southern California, The Ventura County Sheriff's Department confirmed earlier on Monday that a body had been recovered at the location. Now the law enforcement officials have confirmed that the body […]

Naomi, Lacey Evans, Dana Brooke and Tamina meet in Karaoke Showdown: SmackDown, July 10, 2020

Following Historic Karaoke Segment, WWE Celebrates Women's Evolution

Following a historic Karaoke Showdown on Friday's episode of WWE Smackdown which featured four of WWE's female Superstars competing in a meaningless and borderline degrading Karaoke contest, WWE has announced plans to celebrate the anniversary of the start of the Women's Evolution all week long (some people say Stephanie McMahon started it). In an announcement […]

A tribute to The Undertaker for his legendary WWE career: SmackDown, June 26, 2020

Undertaker Returns from Retirement for Last Ride Bonus Episode

Sometimes, it seems as though pro wrestlers retire in the same sense that comic book creators quit Twitter. WWE made headlines throughout the entertainment world in June when the final episode of WWE Network documentary Undertaker: The Last Ride implied, but did not explicitly say, that The Undertaker had decided to end his legendary career […]

Former WWE Star Rusev Confirms He Has COVID-19 (Screencap)

Former WWE Star Rusev Confirms He's Tested Positive for COVID-19

Miroslav Barnyashev, better known to WWE fans as Rusev, has confirmed he tested positive for COVID-19. Rusev, who was released in April along with dozens of co-workers who were laid or furloughed by WWE, revealed the news on a gaming live stream as captured by Fightful. Rusev posted a video to YouTube talking about the […]

John Cena and AJ Styles make their WrestleMania-worthy dream match official: Raw, June 13, 2016

Did John Cena Try to Bury AJ Styles Before His WWE Debut?

AJ Styles is currently one of WWE's top stars, but the last decade's biggest WWE star originally wasn't interested in bringing him into the company. Arn Anderson revealed on a recent episode of his podcast that he suggested bringing Styles, along with a couple of other TNA stars, into WWE years earlier as opponents for […]

A look at Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Part 4 (Images: Netflix).

CAOS, Disco, FOX News, Glee, The Batman & More: BCTV Sunday Slices

It's time once again for BCTV Sunday Slices, our little slice of weekly heaven where I look back at Bleeding Cool's television (BCTV) coverage from the past week to offer some blunt, opinionated thoughts on what became of the television landscape over the past several days. This week, we saw a post-holiday weekend slow build […]

Bohemian Rhapsody (Image: 20th Century Fox).

Invisible Victims: How COVID-19 Impacts the Hollywood You Don't See

As we're all still safer at home and spending more time re-watching TV shows, I urge you to take a closer look at them. No, not moving closer to your television; watch the frames more closely and think about what it took to make that scene come to life. A concert scene in Bohemian Rhapsody? […]

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Tucker Carlson Writer Resigns Over Offensive Posts; FOX News Responds

One day after Tucker Carlson Tonight writer Blake Neff resigned from the highly-rated FOX News show, the network is weighing in on the controversy. Neff's resignation came on the same day CNN published a report showing the writer had posted racist, sexist, and other offensive messages under a pseudonym on the forum AutoAdmit. Show host […]

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WWE Monday Night Raw Being Billed as "The Night of Grudge Matches"

With the success of AEW's Fyter Fest and NXT's Great American Bash, continuing next week with AEW's Fight for the Fallen, WWE is going all-in on the special episode thing. This Monday's upcoming episode of WWE Raw is being billed as "The Night of Grudge Matches," with a commercial saying so running repeatedly during WWE […]

Jeff Hardy Accepts Challenge from Sheamus for Extreme Rules Bar Fight

Jeff Hardy Accepts Challenge from Sheamus for Extreme Rules Bar Fight

WWE Superstar Jeff Hardy has been involved in an angle with Sheamus on SmackDown for the past couple of months. The premise is that Sheamus is tormenting Hardy over Hardy's history of addiction and relapse. Oh, and also that Sheamus drinks urine, but that's not necessarily relevant here. Jeff Hardy has been framed for DUI, […]

Naomi, Lacey Evans, Dana Brooke and Tamina meet in Karaoke Showdown: SmackDown, July 10, 2020

WWE SmackDown 7/11/20 Report Part 2: Karaoke Showdown

In the first half of WWE SmackDown, Jeff Hardy fought The Miz as punishment for a really long Miz TV segment to open the show and Sasha Banks and Bayley took on Alexa Bliss and Nikki Cross. Read about that here. When we left off, WWE was about to replay the Braun Strowman vs. Bray […]

Jeff Hardy vs. The Miz: SmackDown, July 10, 2020

WWE SmackDown 7/10/20 Report Part 1: Jeff Hardy Attends a Meeting

Another week of pro wrestling comes to a close with WWE SmackDown, the show that's both two thirds as long as Raw but often just as bad. Michael Cole and Corey Graves welcome us to the show, which will feature a tag team championship match between The New Day and Shinsuke Nakamura and Cesaro. There's […]

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I'm Ready to Social-Distance Myself from Quarantine Content: Opinion

There's a pandemic on and everyone is making the best of it, and the television industry is no exception. All productions were immediately halted in the interest of safety and flattening the curve, with the cast and crews being safer at home like the rest of us. They say necessity is the birthplace of invention, […]

NXT 7/8/20 Great American Bash Night 2 Part 2 - Lee Makes History (Image: WWE)

WWE NXT 7/8/20 Great American Bash Night 2 Part 2: Lee Makes History

In the first hour of NXT: Great American Bash Night 2, Mia Yim fought Candice LeRae in a hardcore street fight, Bronson Reed defended the honor of a jobber, Johnny Gargano put on a mat wrestling classic with Isaiah "Swerve" Scott, and Robert Stone got run over by a tank. Now there's just one more […]