By Jason Powell
-The WWE Smackdown television taping for Thursday’s television show will be held tonight in Houston, Texas at Toyota Center. WWE is advertising The Miz vs. Zack Ryder for the Intercontinental Title and the debut of The Vaudevillains. WWE is also advertising Dean Ambrose, Chris Jericho, Kevin Owens, Dolph Ziggler, Sheamus, AJ Styles, and Bray Wyatt.
-We are looking for correspondents for tonight’s WWE Smackdown taping in Houston. If you are going to Smackdown or another upcoming show and want to help by sending in reports, contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
-TNA Impact airs on Pop TV tonight at 8:00 p.m. CT. The show features Drew Galloway vs. Matt Hardy for the TNA Championship, and Jeff Hardy vs. Eric Young in a cage match. Join me for live coverage of Impact as the show airs on Pop TV tonight. John Moore will be by on Tuesday with the TNA Impact Wrestling Hit List.
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-There is not a dark match advertised on the Toyota Center website for Smackdown.
-Total Divas airs tonight on E! at 8:00 p.m. CT. The preview lists Paige being haunted by a painful memory of her past as Rosa’s baby shower approached, Nikki Bella is determined to prove that she can hang with Brie Bella and Daniel Bryan in the wilderness, Alicia Fox is anxious to find a way to fix her family’s issues.
-The “Off The Top Rope” segment on ESPNews airs tonight during the 8:00 p.m. CT hour. Host Jonathan Coachman has noted listed his guest for tonight as of last check.
Birthdays and Notables
-WrestleMania battle royal participant Dallas Page is 60.
-New Zealand wrestler and promoter Steve Rickard (a/k/a Sydney Batt) died on April 5, 2015 at age 85.
The new edition of the Pro Wrestling Boom Podcast with Jason Powell features guest Eli Drake talking about signing with the NWA, his departure from Impact Wrestling, rejecting an intergender match with Tessa Blanchard, his WWE developmental run, and much more...