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  • Pro wrestler Mae Young, a WWE Hall of Famer, dies at 90

    Pro wrestler Mae Young, a WWE Hall of Famer, dies at 90
    WWE Hall of Famer Mae Young, whose goal was to compete in a pro wrestling match on her 100th birthday, died Tuesday night at the age of 90 in Columbia, S.C. "There will never be another Mae Young," WWE Chairman and Chief Executive Vince McMahon said....
  • Vince McMahon and WWE go OTT. Sumner Redstone life lessons.

    Vince McMahon and WWE go OTT. Sumner Redstone life lessons.
    After the coffee. Before the first of many trips to Pasadena. The Skinny: The winter version of the Television Critics Assn. press tour kicks off today in Pasadena. Are you as excited as I am? Actually, it's not so bad (good schmoozing and free food)...
  • DirecTV may sever ties with WWE over new online network

    DirecTV may sever ties with WWE over new online network
    Satellite broadcaster DirecTV is less than thrilled with the WWE's plans to launch an online network and said it will have to rethink its relationship with the programmer and whether it will continue to offer its pay-per-view specials. As part of the...
  • WWE launching over-the-top network

    WWE launching over-the-top network
    Wrestling impresario Vince McMahon is going over the top. No, that's not a new move he's going to display on WWE's TV shows "Friday Night Smackdown" or "Monday Night Raw." It's the technological platform that the WWE Corp. is using to launch its long-...
  • WWE is cutting the cord to launch its network

    WWE is cutting the cord to launch its network
    After four years and tens of millions of dollars spent on developing a new channel, WWE Corp. ultimately decided to bet on itself. Its new network, unveiled Wednesday at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, is not a traditional channel that...
  • 'Walking Dead' TV's most tweeted-about show in Thanksgiving week

    'Walking Dead' TV's most tweeted-about show in Thanksgiving week
    This post has been corrected The AMC drama "The Walking Dead" was the most tweeted about TV moment of Thanksgiving week, according to newly released rankings from Nielsen's SocialGuide. The show's mid-season finale generated more than 880,000 tweets...
  • PR executive Justine Sacco fired after insensitive tweet goes global

    PR executive Justine Sacco fired after insensitive tweet goes global
    This post has been updated. See below for details. A communications executive for media mogul Barry Diller went from relative obscurity to global pariah after an insensitive tweet about AIDS and Africa went viral. Justine Sacco, a director of...
  • WWE TLC results: Did John Cena or Randy Orton walk away as champion?

    WWE TLC results: Did John Cena or Randy Orton walk away as champion?
    Sunday brought us another WWE pay-per-view event, this time "TLC", short for Tables, Ladders and Chairs. The main event: Unifying the WWE championship and the World Heavyweight Championship with a match between John Cena and Randy Orton. The results of...
  • David Shoemaker's 'The Squared Circle' looks at wrestling's heavy toll

    David Shoemaker's 'The Squared Circle' looks at wrestling's heavy toll
    In the rococo mid-'70s, my father and his three sons would gather around our black-and-white TV and watch World Wide Wrestling matches on Saturday afternoons. We were entranced by the long-running tag-team feud between "baby faces" — good guys...
  • Andy Kaufman alive? Jerry Lawler hopes so

    Andy Kaufman alive? Jerry Lawler hopes so
    Yes, it's probably a great prank being played by his brother, but the Internet was in turmoil Thursday over reports comedian Andy Kaufman, who died in 1984, is actually alive and well. The comedian's brother, Michael, told an audience at a New York...
  • Jerry Lawler: Why his Andy Kaufman wrestling match still resonates

    Jerry Lawler: Why his Andy Kaufman wrestling match still resonates
    It looks as if Andy Kaufman is still dead, but just in case he's not, Jerry Lawler says their feud could pick up where it left off. Kaufman -- the groundbreaking comic who died in 1984 and was immortalized in the song and film "Man on the Moon" -- was...