– Brock Lesnar will be appearing on next week’s “go home” RAW and also the following week (the night after SummerSlam).
– WWE is looking to reformat their programming in Japan. Currently, RAW and SmackDown air in Japan (with subtitles) 10 days after they air in the US.
– The July 9th episode of WWE RAW had 291,000 homes watching the show on DVR or tape delay, 8.5% of the show’s total viewership. The following week’s show (July 16) had 307,000 homes DVR the show, which was 9.2% of the total audience.
– Chris Jericho will be departing WWE in the coming weeks. Jericho is usually cryptic about his plans and previously said he’d be finishing up with WWE by August 14th (he’s booked for SummerSlam on 8/19), but will likely be gone by the end of the month.
Aside from his upcoming shows with Fozzy, Jericho will also be working on his third autobiography, which will cover the past 5 year of his life.
* Pictures of WADE BARRETT’s New Look (Sporting a Beard)
(Source: Wrestling Observer Newsletter)