-- Once again, USA won the primetime average ratings battle last week with a 2.4 average, well ahead of Fox News in second with 1.5. Syfy was at 13 with a 0.9 and Spike was number 24 with a 0.6. the two hours of Raw came in at 2 and 8, losing out only to ESPN's Masters golf coverage (4.0 rating) at number 1. Again this week, RAW was absent from the 18-34 age group top 10, but in the 18-49 group, the two hours were at 2 and 4. Pawn Stars was first and an episode of South Park came in at 3.
-- ODB posted the following to her Facebook, regarding Monday's TNA iMPACT!: "Just watched from my DVR the Knockouts match. Wow, WTF is happening to our division?" That obviously won't do her any favors with management.
-- Gregory "Hurricane" Helms will appear on the GeekWeek Live show at 7PM tomorrow on GeekWeek.com, to discuss his WWE departure.
-- Jimmy Snuka is set to be honored with a lifetime achievement award on May 2 at 2PM. The American Wrestling Federation will present the award at a show in King of Prussia, PA.
-- Wrestlicious sent out the following press release earlier today: WRESTLICIOUS READY FOR FIGHT Hit Series "TakeDown" To Debut On The Fight Network in May The hit action/comedy series Wrestlicious TakeDown will air on The Fight Network (thefightnetwork.com) in Canada beginning in early May 2010. TakeDown will be the only all female wrestling series featured on the network in 2010. With the new Fight Network deal, Takedown expands its Canadian distribution. It will continue to air on Bite TV (bite.ca) where it premiered March 1, and created a huge buzz. "We were thrilled to be approached by The Fight Network" said Steve Blance, producer of the series. "They know great wrestling and have a sense of humor as well. They get us. We are looking forward to a great partnership with them as we continue to grow the Wrestlicious brand." "We are ecstatic about the addition of Wrestlicious TakeDown to our weekly programming lineup," said Ariel Shnerer, The Fight Network's Programming & New Media Manager. "With myriad world-class wrestling promotions from both past and present featured on The Fight Network, Wrestlicious will have a perfect home here. Canadian fans can now tune into The Fight Network and see some of the best women's action on the planet. As the professional wrestling business has evolved, the number of quality female performers has increased. In Wrestlicious, these competitors all come together under one roof to deliver the most action-packed half-hour of female wrestling action ever produced." Wrestlicious TakeDown features Canadian wrestlers Autumn Frost (Jennifer Blake), Alexandra The Great (Danyah Rivietz) and The Naughty Girls (Portia Perez and Nicole Matthews) , all of whom were ranked in the PWI Female Top 50 for 2009. Wrestlicious TakeDown airs in the U.S. on cable and Dish Network via MavTV (mavtv.com) and is syndicated via America One Network (americaone.com), and independent syndication. Distribution deals are pending for South America, Asia and Europe, and will be announced soon. Key management personnel for Wrestlicious include former G.L.O.W executives Blance and Johnny Cafarella, legendary wrestling manager Jimmy Hart, and founder Jay Vargas, the youngest Powerball winner in history.
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