-- The New York Times
had an article about WWE
's ratings bump with Monday's 1,000th RAW
. The article, titled "Wrestling's ‘Raw' Hits a Ratings High," notes that the show did its largest audience in ten years, which is true if you overlook the commercial-free episode in June 2008. Specifically noted in the article was the 3.1 million viewers in the all-important 18 - 49 demographic.
-- Caribbean Wrestling Bash is advertising Kevin Nash, Billy Gunn, Jerry Lawler, Roddy Piper, Sean Waltman, Rhino and Scott Steiner for September 7th through the 9th in Aruba.
-- WrestleMania 28 celebrity Maria Menounos is getting her own TV show on the Oxygen network. The Hollywood Reporter reports that NBC Universal announced a documentary series following Menounos around at the Television Critics Association's summer press tour. The show is described as following Menounos between "her hosting duties, Dancing With the Stars and WWE commitment all while navigating a rich personal life." The show has no name as of yet.