– There will be a SmackDown special airing this Friday in the New York City area on MYNetworkTV 9 at 10:30 PM titled the WWE 500th Episode. The preview listed for the special reads, “Celebrating the 500th episode of Smackdown with a look at some of the legends of today and yesterday who have starred in the ring.” The local news broadcast that night will be cut in half to 30 minutes to make room for the special.
– John Cena and actress Teri Hatcher will not be appearing on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno this Thursday night as Leno found a new guest, President Barack Obama.
– As noted last month, WWE has signed European star Chris “The Bambikiller” Raaber to a developmental deal. Word making the rounds is that Raaber signed a three-year deal with WWE.
– WWE Hall of Famer Harley Race will be appearing during WrestleMania weekend in Houston this year.
– Recently released WWE Superstar The Boogeyman has pulled himself off all upcoming appearances. Apparently his 90 day no compete clause with WWE prevents him from making any appearances during the time period.