Daily News Update – October 2, 2020

Well the weekend is nearly upon us, and I think I’m getting a cold.  Thus begins that weird and uniquely 2020 experience where you start questioning whether it’s JUST a cold or what.

WWE begins taking over their independent contractors’ Twitch accounts next month

https://www.f4wonline.com/wwe-news/wwe-begin-takeover-talents-twitch-accounts-over-next-month-321546

But don’t worry, they’ll still get a percentage of the revenue taken in, which of course will generously count against their downside guarantee.  What a lovable scamp that Vince McMahon is!

NXT and AEW both had ratings increases against strong sports competition

https://www.f4wonline.com/aew-news/aew-dynamite-wwe-nxt-ratings-despite-strong-sports-competition-321526

Clearly the problem for the NBA’s ratings is that the Raptors were eliminated from the playoffs and Lebron is not a draw.

The Rock announcers XFL relaunch for 2022

https://www.f4wonline.com/wwe-news/rock-announces-xfl-relaunch-spring-2022-321506

Hopefully one of the new teams will be the Florida Man.  I want “Florida Man wins XFL Championship” to be a headline somewhere.

I don’t even have a wrestling match for you this morning, I just wanted to share one of Metal Ball Studios’ awesome CGI videos because I’m obsessed with them this week and must watch transfixed until the end every time I see one.