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WWE Cracking Down On Parody Twitter Accounts, Steve Austin Interview – Wrestling CM Punk, Update On Tough Enough, New DVD, More

December 2, 2011   ·   0 Comments

– The WWE SmackDown taping on January 31, 2012 will be held at the Century Link Center in Omaha, Nebraska.

– WWE Hall of Famer “The Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiase has been announced for New Orleans Comic Con taking place January 28-29. 2012.

– WWE is cracking down on Twitter accounts parodying their employees as many have been shut down. Twitter, however, has a rule where they permit parody accounts as long as it is stated that the account is a parody in the description. Nonetheless, two popular accounts remain active: twitter.com/DumbKellyKelly and twitter.com/crankyvince. The account parodying Kelly upset her as she recently blocked it.

– The November 28, 2011 episode of the Raw SuperShow scored a 3.2 cable rating, with 4,483,000 viewers. The show saw a significant drop in viewers as the first hour drew a 3.33 before plummeting to a 3.07 in the second. The show lost 296,000 viewers over the course of the second hour. Furthermore, most network programming was in repeats not to mention that Monday Night Football, which scored a 10.73 cable rating, was a blowout in the second half.

— Jerry Lawler will be interviewed Thursday on The Bob Edwards Show on Sirius/XM (XM 121/Sirius 205).

— The Great Khali is promoting THQ’s WWE ’12 video game on Saturday at Oberoi Mall in Mumbai, India.

— Former WWE performer Maryse Ouellet is scheduled for an autograph signing at Maryland Championship Wrestling’s show on Friday, December 30, 2011 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The event is located at 2401 North Pount Blvd. Dundalk, Maryland 21222.

In this month’s edition of the free online magazine The Wrestling Press, WWE Hall of Famer “Stone Cold” Steve Austin discusses his acting career and ideal opponent if he were to return to WWE’s squared circle.

Here’s what he had to say:

On wrestling CM Punk: “So yeah I hear the stories, if the stars aligned and all things worked out to benefit us all I’d say that he is the guy I’d pick to face. I could get another match out of this carcass of mine sure.”

On filming a comedy: “Comedy, no one has asked really, I have a script in progress, kind of a spoof of the action genre and I do want to do that.”

On his new DVD: “Looking back like that lets you see things you would change if you could go back. Early in my career I was in Ric Flair mode… I was really treading water for a time.”

On Tough Enough 2: “I hear there will be a second series, I’d say there’s a 95% chance of it right now. I really did enjoy doing it.”

TWP also has interviews with Bobby Roode and Japanese sensation Dick Togo. As well as many other original features, such as; Survivor Series, the forgotten PPV – Home Town Pride (how lack of territories have killed the fans passion) – Star Ratings debate – Super Dragon returns to PWG – The Impact of DG:UK – First ever SMASH champion (Exclusive!) – and much, much more. The magazine is available here.

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