Tag Archives: WWE Network

Wrestlemania Preview

Wrestlemania is owned by the WWE. Wrestlemania 32 will air on the WWE Network April 3rd.

Wrestlemania is owned by the WWE. Wrestlemania 32 will air on the WWE Network April 3rd.

So it’s that magical time of year again, Wrestlemania season. That time of year where the Rock remembers he was wrestler and the internet wrestling community goes on a rant about how Roman Reigns/John Cena is super lame. Despite all the part time wrestlers and internet hate, this year could be a big year for oily men in colourful underwear.

So with the show just around the corner lets take a look at the important matches and angles going into Wrestlemania 32 (or Wrestlemania Dallas…cause that’s what Vince McMahon wants…).

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Royal Rumble HangOver

Royal Rumble is owned by World Wrestling Entertain, Inc.

Royal Rumble is owned by World Wrestling Entertain, Inc.

Much like Christmas the WWE’s Royal Rumble event comes once a year and with it comes the joys of wishing and hoping for all the big matches to come over the next few months till WrestleMania. That being said, the last few Rumbles have been a bit of a let down (to say the least). But with this being the “biggest” WrestleMania ever, the WWE needed to hit this one out of the park and get more happy eyes on the product.

Did they do that? Yes and no. Let’s discuss… Continue reading

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WrestleMania Hangover

WrestleMania 31 is owned and promoted by WWE.

WrestleMania 31 is owned and promoted by WWE.

So it’s Monday, the day after WrestleMania 31 (or Play Button) and it’s been quite a few days worth of “sports entertainment.” On top of the classic amount of 3 Hour Raws, Smackdowns and NXTs the WWE Network added even more content with the addition of two, two hour update shows on Thursday and Friday, the Hall of Fame with it’s own hour long red carpet and of course the four hour event with a two hour pre-show. Together that’s a staggering 19 hours of content in a week.

So much like the college student who spends the whole spring break at the bottom of a glass, let’s try and review some of the stuff that went down for WrestleMania.  Continue reading

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First Impressions: The WWE Network

Coming soon...maybe.

Logo owned by WWE.

As you may have heard, the WWE Network recently expanded to markets outside of the United States. While the majority of countries get more or less the same product as the USA, i.e. Over-the-Top content like Netflix, here in Canada it’s different.

As part of a large 10 year contract, Rogers got the rights to air the Network as it was first intended, as a TV channel. While Rogers rushes the network through the CRTC processes they’ve given the network as smaller channel to show off what the network will bring.

While this deal only works with Rogers users, a company that isn’t even available throughout all of Canada, Rogers will deal with any other providers who want the service in the future.

So for those who either can’t get it or don’t want to jump on right now, here’s what I think of the service after just a few weeks. Continue reading

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