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Billy Corgan’s Wrestling Promotion Gets Reality Show On AMC

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Variety.com is reporting that AMC has picked up a reality show based around Billy Corgan’s wrestling promotion, Resistance Pro Wrestling. The show doesn’t have a name yet and will be airing eight episodes. “The former leader of The Smashing Pumpkins is now creative director of Resistance Pro, a Chicago-based wrestling league,” the Variety story states. “Viewers will see Corgan create ... Read More »

WWE Close On Television Deal, Double Rights Fees

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It had expected in the wrestling world that WWE would be announcing their television deal today. We may have to wait a little while longer. It has being reported by Variety that WWE are “near” a deal to keep Raw and Smackdown with NBC Universal. Financial terms haven’t been disclosed, but Variety states that people on Wall Street believe that ... Read More »

Batista To Appear In Movie Remake With UFC’s Biggest Star

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Batista will be appearing in the movie, “Guardians of the Galaxy”, which comes out on August 1. The current WWE star plays the character, Drax the Destroyer. After this movie, nothing had been set in the movie world for Batista. Variety.com is reporting that Batista will appearing in the Jean Claude Van Damme 1989 movie remake, “Kickboxer”. The movie will ... Read More »

WWE Fails to Reach Agreement with NBCU, TV Licensing Deal Up for Grabs

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Last Friday came and went without the WWE and NBC Universal reaching a new agreement on a television deal before their exclusive negotiating period ended. ┬áNow, the WWE can officially negotiate with other networks including Viacom, Disney and 20th Century Fox which may be looking to land the TV rights for WWE programming. WWE confirmed that no agreement was made ... Read More »