FOX Vice President & CFO John Nallen Comments on SmackDown’s Expectations and Benefits for FOX
FOX Vice President and CFO John Nallen held an investor’s meeting yesterday and one of the topics discussed included why FOX signed a television contract with WWE.
“It’s a 50 to 52-week-a-year sport with no repeats. It’s a new novella every week. For us to have that kind of appointment programming, that audience, every week of the year, is a really unique opportunity for us.”
“To lock up a Friday night and just not have to focus on programming it from an entertainment standpoint.”
Carmella Comments on WWE’s Women’s Evolution
Louisiana-based news station KLFY News 10 held a recent interview with Carmella and one of the topics discussed included her thoughts on WWE’s Women’s Evolution movement.
“What a time to be a women in the WWE. We’re in the midst of this women’s evolution and we actually have our first ever all-women’s pay-per-view October 28th, which is huge! It’s called WWE Evolution. It’s going to be amazing. The first ever all-women’s pay-per-view. The women, we’re just taking over. [We’ve had] the first ever Hell in a Cell match. The first ever Money in the Bank ladder match, which I was the first ever Ms. Money in the Bank. So, it’s just really cool to see the women just taking over.”
Misc. Wrestling News & Notes
Revolution Pro Wrestling announced a new match for the card of their October 14th Global Wars UK event in London, England. This was revealed to be a singles match of Tetsuya Naito versus Chris Brookes.
Over the Top Wrestling announced a new match for the card of their October 13th Fourth Year Anniversary event in Dublin, Ireland. This was revealed to be a singles match of Minoru Suzuki versus Timothy Thatcher.