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ALL NOTICES POSTED MONDAY DECEMBER 25 @ 5:00PM ET ........WWE presents its annual Tribute To The Troops show tonight on the USA Network. The program was taped in Iraq on Dec 8.
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- WWE Smackdown posted a 2.9 in the overnight ratings for the CW this week..... TNA iMPACT!! did a 1.1 rating this week for Spike TV .....
- WWE will air a Teddy Long announcement with the ME of WWE Royal Rumble. Otherwise, the program will be a Best-of show. The next scheduled television tapings for WWE will be on Jan 1. The programming this week will be the Raw Tribute To The Troops broadcast, a Best-of ECW show and a Best-of Smackdown show...... Speaking of the Troops show, for the first time, the program will air in overseas markets. In the U.K., they are plugging the show for Thu night, during the usual Raw time slot.
- The Funking Conservatory will present a New Year's Eve show in Ocala, Fl with Dory Funk, Jr vs Robert Gibson in the ME.
- WWE Raw and TNA iMPACT!! will go head-to-head on Feb 15 due to the USA Network delaying the WWE for the Westminster Dog Show.
- Booker T is running monthly shows in Pasadena, Tx featuring WWE talent. The next show is set for Jan 25.
- John Cena vs Kevin Federline headlines WWE Raw on Jan 1. The event is getting a lot of mainstream press.
- Tonight @ the Fairgrounds in Nashville has Chase Stevens, Bill Dundee, Dutch Mantel, Tim Renesto and Chris Michaels.
- Pro Wrestling Express returns to McKeesport, Pa on Dec 30.
- TNA heads to Portugal for shows in Lisbon on Jan 5 and Oporto on Jan 6..... TNA will also have a house show in Birmingham, Ala on Jan 20.
- The District Court in Germany has ruled that the WWE Raw vs Smackdown 2006 video game is not responsible for the death of a homeless man this year.
- WWE placed 7th in events searched on Ticketmaster.Com in 2006.
- Fans can vote on ECW. Com on Bobby Lashley's next opponent on ECW Live!! on Jan 2.
- Hulk Hogan has revived aprogram with Jerry Lawler in Memphis.
- Lativi TV has pulled all WWE programming in Indonesia.
- ECW Live pulled a 1.5 for the Sci-Fi Channel this past week.... WWE Raw posted a 3.5 for the USA Network last Mon night.... ECW Live!! posted a 0.9 on Sat night Dec 16.
- Konnan is recovering from successful hip replacement surgery.
- WWE taped for television in Hampton, Va : WWE Smackdown: Batista d Sylvan ... Nitro d Matt Hardy ... The Undertaker/ Kane d Booker T/ Finlay ... Ashley/ Layla d Jillian / Kristal ... Boogieman d Greg Helms ... JW Yang d J Noble ... Chris Benoit d Chavo Guerrero.
- Exodus Wrestling Alliance in Mooresville, NC .... Mike Lee d J J Funk, Jr ... Bobby Houston d George South.
- TNA taped for Spike TV/ syndication on Dec 18 in Orlando ... Dec 28 iMPACT!! : James Storm/ Chris Sabin d Petey Williams/ Chris Daniels ... LAX attacks Team 3-D... Robert Roode d Lance Hoyt ... Sting d Abyss/ Christian ...Samoa Joe is Mr. TNA for 2006 .... Jan 4 iMPACT!!: Rhyno d Robert Roode ... VKM/ WWE angle ... Homicide d Runt ... Angle NC Christian ... Jan 11 iMPACT!!: Styles/ Sabin/ Storm d Rhyno/ Daniels/ Williams ... Angle d Matt Bentley ... Team 3-D atttacks Konnan ... Abyss d Tomko via DQ ... For TNA Xplosion: J Lethal/ Sonjay Dutt d Austin Starr/ Alex Shelley ... E Young/ R Killings d C Sabin/ Senshi....The main matches on the TNA PPV on Jan 14: Samoa Joe vs Kurt Angle ... Abyss vs Christian vs Sting for the NWA Title ... LAX vs Team 3-D for the NWA Tag Titles ... C Daniels vs J Lynn vs C Sabin for the NWA X Title ... Rhyno vs AJ Styles ... Chris Harris vs James Storm.
- WWE Raw, live from Washington, DC: Edge wins a Battle Royal ... intro Vladimir Koslov ... Nitro/ Shelton Benjamin/ Charlie Haas d The Hardy Boys ... Sylvester Stallone interview (taped) ... Ric Flair d Kenny ... John Cena d Edge.... Cryme Tyme segment ... Victoria d Mickie James ... Federline/ Cena angle ... Dx/ John Cena d Edge/ Umaga/Randy Orton.
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