— As noted earlier here on the website, WWE posted the following on Monday: WWE.com has learned that WWE Champion John Cena will defend sports-entertainment’s richest prize against Ryback at Extreme Rules on Sunday, May 19. Will the first threat to The Champ’s 11th WWE Title reign prove too much to overcome?
— As noted earlier here on the website, the 4/19 WWE SmackDown on Syfy drew 2.59 million viewers for a 1.9 cable rating. This is down from last week’s show that drew 2.84 million viewers. The cable news networks dominated the ratings on Friday night with attention on the capture of the second suspect in the Boston bombings.
— Here is a new preview for the Jim Crockett Promotions documentary that is seeking funding via Kickstarter, looking at the Dusty Finish and its impact on the promotion. The Kickstarter has raised $10,018 out of $15,000 needed with three days to go; you can donate here.