-- The slight increase in the ratings over last week largely came from males 12-17, which went up to 3.25 from 2.88. The ratings for adult males and adults overall went down slightly from last week. The first hour averaged 4.42 million viewers, down from 4.52 million last week. The second hour was slightly better at 4.84 million, up from 4.81 million.

-- Comcast sent out a flyer today that listed the next 12 months of WWE pay per views, all the way through to SummerSlam 2011:

-- August 15, 2010: Summerslam in Los Angeles
-- September 19, 2010: Night of Champions in Chicago
-- October 3, 2010: Hell in a Cell in Dallas
-- October 24, 2010: Bragging Rights in Minneapolis
-- November 21, 2010: Survivor Series in Miami
-- December 19, 2010: TLC in Houston
-- January 30, 2011: Royal Rumble
-- February 27, 2011: Elimination Chamber
-- April 3, 2011: WrestleMania 27 in Atlanta
-- May 1, 2011: Extreme Rules
-- May 22, 2011: Over the Limit
-- June 19, 2011: Fatal Four-Way
-- July 17, 2011: Money in the Bank
-- August 14, 2011: Summerslam in Los Angeles

It's worth noting that both Bragging Rights and Survivor Series are scheduled for the day after a UFC PPV. Also of note is that SummerSlam will be in LA for the third year running.

-- With 35% of precincts reporting, Linda McMahon holds a healthy lead over Rob Simmons in the Connecticut Republican Senatorial primaries. As of 8:30PM Eastern:

McMahon - 47% (25,269 votes)
Simmons - 30% (16,239 votes)
Schiff - 22% (11,892 votes)

McMahon has been hovering between 45% and 49% all night.

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