Sources: PWInsider, Wrestling Observer
– Last night’s edition of ECW on SyFy scored a 1.25 cable rating.
– Jonathan sent the following: I attended the Smackdown taping at the Nassau Coliseum. One thing that I noticed was immediately edited from ECW was an extremely LOUD “This is Stupid” chant during the Abe Washington Show. It was not a smattering either, it was very loud and even stopped Ryder during his ‘promo.’
– WWE officials are reportedly very high on the SmackDown brand right now. At the July 31st creative meeting, which featured the SummerSlam card overhaul that has been discussed in recent reports, those present greatly put over CM Punk, Jeff Hardy, Cryme Tyme, Chris Jericho and John Morrison. While RAW remains the flagship brand, the fact that recent SmackDown episodes have drawn immense critical acclaim is not lost on WWE.
– Joshua sent the following: Just thought I’d let you guys know that Mike Adamle has apparently been contacted for a role as Raw guest host. He’s been on the local news here in Chicago covering sports and a couple days ago he announced that WWE has called him with the offer. Adamle only revealed that tidbit and didn’t get into details or whether or not he’d accepted.