WWE News and Notes
– The high point of RAW was the Apollo Crews vs. Kevin Owens U.S. title match and ensuing Owens & Crews vs. Andrade & Angel Garza match with 1,911,000 viewers.
– The low point was the end of Charlotte Flair vs. Asuka and the Drew McIntyre vs. MVP main event at 1,515,000 viewers. The last 15 minutes of the show did a 0.9 overall rating, which I believe is the lowest quarter hour of all-time.
– The lead producer on Smackdown is John Laurinaitis, reports The Wrestling Observer Newsletter.
– FOX Sports 1 (FS1) is set to air the Survivor Series 1996 event. It will be part of the Tuesday, June 16 WWE programming lineup. This will be the first time the event has aired on basic cable.
Survivor Series 1996 was held on November 17 at the Madison Square Garden in New York City. The event was headlined by Shawn Michaels defending his WWF World Championship against Sycho Sid. The event also featured Steve Austin vs. Bret Hart and The Undertaker vs. Mankind. This show also saw the WWF debut of The Rock.
Also set for Tuesday, June 16 on FS1 will be a new episode of WWE Backstage following the Survivor Series broadcast.
The broadcast will be followed by an episode of WWE Backstage. (source: PWInsider)