RAW, Miz, Jericho, THQ, TNA, Low Ki, Keibler Jan 16 - 11:56 pm EST
Daily Rapp Up by Bryan Rapp
There are Superstars spoilers from tonight's RAW in Anaheim, CA. The RAW crew was in Oakland, CA yesterday with CM Punk over Dolph Ziggler. The Smackdown crew was in Prince George, BC yesterday with Big Show over Daniel Bryan via DQ. The Smackdown crew is in Las Vegas, NV tomorrow.
Miz appeared on FOX's Good Day LA this morning to promote tonight's RAW in Anaheim, CA. WWE interviewed Perez Hilton about his excitement to be on RAW. Dennis "Mr. Belding" Haskins commented on his plans for RAW tonight. Stephanie McMahon explained how WWE uses social media to evaluate each week's television.
Chris Jericho is planning a huge Fozzy announcement on Wednesday. Mark Henry posted a photo of himself with Wu Tang Clan and Batista backstage at their concert last night. Jim Ross' latest BBQ blog entry discusses west coast RAWs, the Royal Rumble, the Four Horsemen and more. Stephanie McMahon revealed WWE has 16 writers plus Vince McMahon.
All Pro Wrestling announced WWE signed Kris Kristofferson's son Jody Kristofferson to a developmental deal. WWE Studios Representatives will attend the Sundance Film Festival this week looking for new films to acquire. THQ issued a statement regarding reports it cancelled its 2014 video game lineup saying they're continually evaluating business to ensure they're addressing the most attractive markets and noting WWE '12's strong worldwide performance. WWE is trying to use a Twilight style marketing strategy by putting Cena fans against Rock fans.
Shawn Michaels says he expects to visit Tuesday's Smackdown taping in Las Vegas, NV as he'll be in town for an MRA Hunting Shot Show. Dusty Rhodes, Roddy Piper and Iron Sheik are reportedly set to be part of WWE's Legends House reality series. Mean Gene Okerlund is also reportedly scheduled to participate in Legends House.
TNA announced several new international TV licensees. Dixie Carter announced April's Lockdown PPV will be held in Nashville, TN. Christopher Daniels, Kazarian and Traci Brooks will appear at an autograph signing/fundraiser tomorrow in Palmdale, CA to benefit the Friends of the Orphanage organization. There are TNA notes on upcoming shows, Ring Ka King, Kurt Angle and more.
Low-Ki's been added to Dragon Gate USA's Wrestlemania weekend shows in Miami, FL. Crossfire Entertainment was in Nashville, TN on Saturday with Mick Foley's final independent wrestling show appearance. There are EVOLVE/Dragon Gate USA notes on the weekend shows, Johnny Gargano's injury, Low Ki's return and more. There are more details on the plans for the Extreme Reunion event in April and what might come to follow it.
Stacy Keibler was visible with George Clooney during last night's Golden Globes red carpet coverage. Stacy Keibler's signed with the WME talent agency.
That's it for today. Thanks for reading.
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