HDNet/ROH Situation Continues, Carlito, MVP, Umaga, Crowbar

Multichannel News is currently running an article discussing the HDNet situation. Time Warner Cable confirmed to the trade Monday it will stop offering HDNet and HDNet Movies across all of its systems effective May 31. Time Warner Cable director of corporate public relations Robyn Watson stated the following… "There's a limited appeal for the programming. In a world with more than 100 HD channels, being in HD is not enough. We are adding other channels in HD to give our customers more choice." Mark Cuban emailed Multichannel News to say that they were still negotiating, and also stated… "[There are millions of viewers who enjoy our unique and exclusive programming. We are not a cookie-cutter network like those from the big media conglomerates. HDNet's viewers do business with providers specifically to get our programming."

It was announced yesterday that Umaga, MVP, Carlito and Primo Colon will be working the 2009 WWC Anniversario Show in Puerto Rico. At the WWC press conference yesterday in Puerto Rico, they also announced that some of the WWE Divas would be on hand, but gave no names.

Billy Robinson and Memphis Announcer Dave Brown will be at the NWA Legends Fanfest this August in Charlotte, NC.

On May 29th, Liberty Hall in Lawrence, KS will be showing a special double feature of Blue Demon vs. the Monsters and Santo vs. the She Wolves. The cost is only $5.

Former WCW star Chris "Crowbar" Ford and his wife are celebrating the birth of their first daughter, Mia Marie Ford, born yesterday.

The Belleville News Democrat is running an article today, celebrating the anniversary of first episode of the St. Louis "Wrestling at the Chase" TV show. There will be a special event at the East Carondelet Community Center to salute the anniversary. Harley Race and Larry Matsik will be in attendance. You can check out the article at https://www.bnd.com/

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