Archive for February, 2010

WWE Cites ‘Miscommunication,’ Says TV-14 Listing Was a Mistake

Published February 24th, 2010, Uncategorized

World Wrestling Entertainment has told Daniela Altimari of the Hartford Courant‘s Capitol Watch blog that “a miscommunication between [cable channel] SyFy and the programming guides” caused the newly branded WWE Tuesday night show on SyFy, NXT‘, to be listed as TV-14, rather than TV-PG, in satellite and cable television guides. “All of our programming is [still] […]

EXCLUSIVE: Senate Candidate Linda McMahon’s WWE Quietly Shifts Programming Back to TV-14

Published February 24th, 2010, Uncategorized

CLARIFICATION: See next post, “WWE Cites ‘Miscommunication,’ Says TV-14 Listing Was a Mistake,” http://wrestlingbabylon.wordpress.com/2010/02/24/wwe-cites-miscommunication-says-tv-14-listing-was-a-mistake/. *** As former World Wrestling Entertainment CEO Linda McMahon launched her campaign for the Senate seat in Connecticut last year, WWE re-rated its programming from TV-14 (“may be unsuitable for children under 14 years of age”) to TV-PG (“parental guidance suggested”). […]

‘If Linda McMahon Is P.T. Barnum, Then Connecticut Is in More Trouble Than We Know’

Published February 24th, 2010, Uncategorized

The above is the headline of my piece running Friday at Beyond Chron, the San Francisco online newspaper. For those readers who expect nothing but Linda-bashing from me, this one will have some surprises. Irv Muchnick

Linda McMahon Chronicles: Strange Tale of the Stamford Police and the ‘Benoit Wikipedia Hacker’ (Part 4 — Conclusion)

Published February 23rd, 2010, Uncategorized

This post concludes the series on this blog — interrupted more than three weeks ago — on how the Stamford Police Department handled the June-July 2007 investigation of Matthew T. Greenberg, a 19-year-old University of Connecticut student and local resident, who edited the Wikipedia page of wrestler Chris Benoit to state that Benoit missed a […]

Muchnick Interview Thursday on ESPN Radio in Bakersfield

Published February 22nd, 2010, Uncategorized

Irvin Muchnick, author of CHRIS & NANCY: The True Story of the Benoit Murder-Suicide and Pro Wrestling’s Cocktail of Death, will be interviewed Thursday, February 25, by host Corey Costello on Home Turf on ESPN Radio, 1230 AM in Bakersfield, California. The program airs 3-6 p.m. Muchnick’s interview will be taped earlier Thursday. If the […]