The ITV Director of Programmers Nigel Pickard has admitted he is thinking over the future of Celebrity Wrestling due to the poor ratings of the program. He said they would analyze the next few weeks’ shows, and if there is no improvement, the show could be in jeopardy. An editorial in the UK’s ‘The Herald’ noted the poor ratings ITV reached last Saturday, and said Celebrity Wrestling “would insult the intelligence of a chimp wearing a blindfold.”
In today’s edition of the Hartford Courant features an article on Kurt Angle. “I’m the best pure wrestler in there, with the best matches,” quoted by Angle. Kurt Angle said pro wrestling is in an upswing, following the WrestleMania buy rate after being down due to 9/11.
The WWE SmackDown par-per-view, Judgment Day will be available on Sky Box Office for £14.95 in the UK.