— Radio personality for New York’s POWER 105, Ed Lover, has a new video online where he discusses Al Sharpton’s appearance on WWE RAW this week. Lover says: “Speaking of stupid s***, did you see Al Sharpton on WWE? Is this the same man who stood up for Sean Bell and non-violence in the streets? And then you’re at the WWE? The WWE is nothing but violence. […] Come on, son. Who do you think you are, Classy Freddie Blassie? You‘re a reverend, son.” You can watch the video at this link.
— In the UK for the week ending Sept. 20: TNA iMPACT did 50,000 viewers, RAW did 58,000 live and 66,000 for the replay, and SmackDown did 56,000.
— ESPN came in first place once again for last week’s cable ratings race, with USA coming in second. SyFy was at #13 and Spike was at #17 despite thie big ratings for The Ultimate Fighter. The two hours of RAW hosted by Cedric were the #3 and #5 rated shows for the week, with football dominating the rest of the chart. In the 18-34 demographic, the second hour of RAW was #4 while the first hour didn’t crack the top 10. In 18-49, the two hours of RAW were ranked #2 and #7, while The Ultimate Fighter was #5.
— In Leonard Maltin’s 2010 Movie Guide, he gives The Wrestler 3.5 stars and gives 12 Rounds 2.5 stars.