Jerry Lawler’s Health Scare Cut Out Of Raw Replays, WWE Brags About Raw Trends, Randy Orton Featured
- During Wednesday night’s Raw replay on mun2, which will air Saturday night on Universal HD and most foreign markets, all matters pertaining to Jerry “The King” Lawler’s health scare during Monday’s live broadcast were edited off the show. This includes all of broadcaster Michael Cole’s updates concering Lawler’s health as well as background shots during the tag team match indicating that something had gone amiss. Cole also did voice-overs for the portion of the show he did not commentate.
– A “Did You Know?” bumper is scheduled for this week’s SmackDown where WWE brags that Raw on Monday was the number one trending show and beat all network programming combined on Twitter. Social media activity for the episode was up 40 percent compared to last week.
– Randy Orton is featured on the cover of the October 2012 issue of WWE Magazine. The headline reads: “EXCLUSIVE! RANDY ORTON – The Apex Predator: On The Hunt For Respect!” Other features include John Cena myths debunked, WWE’s faces of evil, and the 25 most dangerous matches in WWE history.
– The Honky Tonk Man appears for Premier Championship Wrestling’s “Back to School Bash” event on Thursday, Sept. 20 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada at Doubles Fun Club.