Midway Games got a small break yesterday, as they were able to cut a deal to avoid having to pay back $75 million in loans that were due. The new due date for the payback is February 19th. While this is good news for now, things are still very bad for the company.
WWE sent out the following press release today: WWE®'s ECW IGNITES mun2 The Popular Series Hits mun2 Programming Starting January 9th at 10 PM Universal City, January 6, 2009 – mun2 announces it will rebroadcast World Wrestling Entertainment®'s, ECW series, on Friday nights starting January 9th at 10 p.m. ET/PT. "We're excited to expand our partnership with WWE with this new property," says Alex Pels, General Manager for mun2. "The popularity of WWE among young Latinos has prompted us to continue providing action-packed, WWE entertainment for our audience, all while building strategic partnerships for the network." ECW, which has been one of SCI FI's highest rated programs, will bring a new level of entertainment to mun2's 2009 line-up and comes on the heels of the unprecedented success of WWE's RAW on mun2. Last year, mun2 partnered with WWE in the highly successful on-air and online "Ultimate Quinceañera" sweepstakes. The initiative, which celebrated WWE RAW's 15th Anniversary, garnered a prestigious "Emma" Award (Excellence in Multi-Cultural Marketing Awards) from NAMIC (National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications). RAW can be seen every Wednesday night at 8 p.m. and Sunday night at 6 p.m. on mun2.
WWE.com has removed the "nude" photographs of SmackDown General Manager Vickie Guerrero that were posted Friday night following SmackDown. The page's former URL (www.wwe.com/shows/smackdown/sdspecial/vickienude/) gives you a "Page Not Found" message.
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