The 3/10 three hour Raw did 180,000 Canadian viewers (or about a 1.9 rating). The 3/7 Smackdown did 204,000 viewers, and the 3/7 ECW did a 0.8 Canadian television rating, according to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter.
From Variety.com: World Wrestling Entertainment has tapped Steve Barnett senior veep of production at WWE Films as the division ramps up a slate of pics to produce.
From Jeff Sheridan: Smackdown in New York will be delayed on some dates due Mets baseballâ<80>. Well I looked at the schedule link for the NY Mets & unless I’m mistaken, Smackdown will be delayed here in NY on the following dates – 4/18, 6/27, 7/11, and 9/5.
From Adam Lebow: Due to Wrestlemania starting at 7pm ET, The Score is going to be moving up Sunday’s edition of the WWE Experience to 1pm ET. The 7pm ET edition will still air and will be head-to-head with the first hour of Mania.
66,000 tickets have been sold for Wrestlemania XXIV. The hall of Fame ceremony at the Amway Arena is set up for 10,000, and at last word, 7,500 tickets had been sold for the event. Tickets ($55) are on sale at the Amway Arena Box Office, all Florida Ticketmaster locations (including FYE stores) and on Ticketmaster’s website. Also charge by phone at 407-839-3900 . Business attire is requested.
From Tremont Nichols: I was just watching “The Wheel House” On SNY with Scott Ferrall And Brandon Tierney and in the “9th Inning” they were talking about Floyd Mayweather and WWE. Ferrall was saying that ” Wrestling is fake and he thinks Floyd Mayweather is only getting 5 Million Dollars to fight that thug(The Big Show). He said UFC kills WWE in ratings because there # 1 when it comes to males 18-35 and they also get more PPV Buys. Meanwhile, Tierney was saying if you ask anyone south of 45 about boxing they’ll be saying things such as Pipers Pit etc.. They made great points but i wonder if Ferrall knew WWE has gotten higher ratings than UFC. (The Show aired at 5:30).