By Jason Powell
-NXT TV features Johnny Gargano vs. Akam vs. Dash Wilder in a three-way that will preview the NXT Tag Title match at Saturday’s NXT Takeover: Orlando. The show streams on WWE Network at 7:00 p.m. CT. John Moore will be by tonight or tomorrow morning with his review of the show.
-Ring of Honor TV on Comet TV includes Matt and Jeff Hardy vs. Jay and Mark Briscoe for the ROH Tag Titles. My full review will be available later today, and Haydn Gleed will be on Thursday morning with an All Access free audio review.
-Lucha Underground will not be airing first-run material until May 31. However, El Rey Network will be airing “greatest hits” episodes on Wednesdays. They have increased the count to four shows on Wednesday nights beginning at 5CT/6ET. Tonight’s shows are “Six to Survive” that originally aired on June 15, 2016, “Fame and Fortune” from June 22, 2016, “The Phoenix, the Dragon, and the Spaceman” from June 29, 2016, and “Ultima Lucha Dos –Part 1” from July 6, 2016. You can find full reviews of Lucha Underground television shows in our TV Reviews section.
-Jim Ross’s “Ross Report” podcast guests are Goldberg and Ric Flair. This is a new show, as Ross noted on his Twitter page that he was recording on Monday and that it would not be easy. “Taking life one hour at a time w/ Jan gone,” he wrote.
-Steve Austin’s guest on the new family friendly edition is Court Bauer. The Unleashed show has Q&A with Adam Cole (bay-bay).
-Chris Jericho’s “Talk Is Jericho” podcast has King Haku. The previous show had the great Bob Barker in what was a really enjoyable conversation.
-You can find the Ross, Jericho, and Austin podcasts at Podcastone.com.
-Colt Cabana’s latest podcast is SXSW Live with Jeff Cobb, Doug Benson, Chris Cubas, Blue Pants, and Mike Eagle. Listen to the podcast at Soundcloud.com/coltcabana.
-The latest “Something to Wrestle With Bruce Prichard” podcast focusses on WrestleMania 13. Listen to the show at MLWRadio.com.
-The Taz Show is a daily show with a video feed option that is live from 7-9 a.m. ET. You can view or listen to the shows at Play.it.
Birthdays and Notables
-Michael Hayes (Michael Seitz) is 58. Here’s hoping he breaks out a gem of a suit for the WWE Hall of Fame ceremony on Friday night.
The Pro Wrestling Boom Podcast with Jason Powell features Ring of Honor's PJ Black discussing the ROH Pure Title tournament beginning on ROH Wrestling TV this weekend, ROH's COVID-19 safety precautions, his run in WWE as Justin Gabriel with The Nexus, wrestling as The Bunny, and more...