Source: The Wrestling Observer Newsletter

-- The 9/3 edition of WWE Monday night RAW had 313,000 homes watching the show on DVR or tape delay. That ended up being 90% watching live and 10% watching delayed.

-- WWE developmental wrestler Chris Russo has been released. He had been doing commentary work on FCW TV before it was changed to NXT. He was not related to Vince Russo.

-- As we've been reporting, The Rock has a VERY busy upcoming schedule and will be returning to WWE around the Royal Rumble pay-per-view. It'll be interesting to see how he handles promoting various events and movies in addition to working with WWE. Here's his current schedule:

- January 27th – The Royal Rumble Pay-Per-View

- February 17th – The Elimination Chamber Pay-Per-View (Not Confirmed)

- February 22nd – Snitch

- March 29th – GI Joe: Retaliation

- April 7th – The WrestleMania 29 Pay-Per-View

- April 26th – Pain and Gain

- May 24th – Fast Six