NXT TV Taping in Orlando (correspondents needed), NXT and ROH TV coverage, LU’s Greatest Hits, Jim Ross, Steve Austin, Chris Jericho, Colt Cabana, Bruce Prichard, and Taz podcasts, Charlotte Flair, Sika, DDP, Steve Rickard

By Jason Powell

-NXT TV features Oney Lorcan vs. the mysterious El Vagabundo (you’ll figure it out quickly if you haven’t already) and two other matches taped before 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 Marty Scurll vs. Kenny King for the ROH TV Title. 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 “Brothers in Broken Arms” from September 28, 2016, “The Prince and the Monster from October 5, 2016, “The Open Road to Revenge” from October 12, 2016, and “The Phoenix, the Dragon, and the Spaceman” from June 29, 2016, and “Payback Time” from October 19, 2016. You can find full reviews of Lucha Underground television shows in our TV Reviews section.

-Jim Ross’s “Ross Report” podcast guest is Dave Meltzer discussing WrestleMania 33.

-Steve Austin’s guest on the new family friendly edition is Wade Keller discussing WrestleMania 33. The Unleashed show has Steve and his wife answering questions.

-Chris Jericho’s “Talk Is Jericho” podcast has Roman Reigns. The previous show had Big Cass.

-You can find the Ross, Jericho, and Austin podcasts at Podcastone.com.

-Colt Cabana’s latest podcast has Frankie Kazarian as his guest. Listen to the podcast at Soundcloud.com/coltcabana.

-The latest “Something to Wrestle With Bruce Prichard” podcast focusses on Hulk Hogan. 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

-Sika (Leati Anoaʻi) is 72. The WWE Hall of Famer is the father of Roman Reigns and former WWE wrestler Rosey.

-New WWE Hall of Famer Dallas Page (Page Falkinburg) is 61.

-Charlotte Flair (Ashley Fliehr) is 31.

-New Zealand wrestler, trainer, and promoter Steve Rickard (Sydney “Merv” Batt) died on April 15, 2015 at age 85.

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