Eric Bischoff Sheds Some Light On His Release From WWE, Shoots Down Bruce Prichard Rumor

The former SmackDown Executive Director, Eric Bischoff, took to his 83 Weeks podcast this week to provide some details on why he was suddenly let go from WWE last week. Bischoff is leaving the company with a positive outlook, noting that it was simply an opportunity that didn’t work out as he had hoped. “I’m not going to spend too much… Read More Eric Bischoff Sheds Some Light On His Release From WWE, Shoots Down Bruce Prichard Rumor

Backstage Talk On Eric Bischoff’s WWE Departure And Future, SmackDown Creative, Bruce Prichard

As noted earlier at this link, WWE announced that Eric Bischoff is no longer with the company. Bruce Prichard has replaced him as the SmackDown Executive Director. The firing of Bischoff was not a shock to people close to the situation in WWE, according to F4Wonline.com. The departure came earlier this morning. PWInsider adds that Bischoff was informed of the release… Read More Backstage Talk On Eric Bischoff’s WWE Departure And Future, SmackDown Creative, Bruce Prichard

WWE Confirms Eric Bischoff Is No Longer With The Company

Eric Bischoff is no longer with WWE. As noted earlier WWE announced that Bischoff has been replaced by Bruce Prichard as the SmackDown Executive Director. WWE issued the following statement to the media this afternoon to confirm that Bischoff is no longer employed by the company: “Bischoff is no longer with the company and has been replaced… Read More WWE Confirms Eric Bischoff Is No Longer With The Company

Eric Bischoff Replaced By Bruce Prichard As Executive Director Of WWE Friday Night SmackDown

WWE announced that Bruce Prichard will replace Eric Bischoff as the Executive Director of WWE Friday Night SmackDown. Prichard will report directly to WWE Chairman & CEO Vince McMahon. Prichard will oversee the creative development of Friday Night SmackDown on FOX and ensure integration across all platforms and lines of business. WWE had named Bischoff as the Executive Director of WWE SmackDown this past June, while… Read More Eric Bischoff Replaced By Bruce Prichard As Executive Director Of WWE Friday Night SmackDown

Eric Bischoff Not Involved With The WWE SmackDown Creative Process?, More On His New WWE Role

New WWE SmackDown Executive Director Eric Bischoff is not expected to be involved with the blue brand creative process, according to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter. It was noted in the latest issue that right now, those in WWE creative were told that Bischoff will most likely not be involved with the creative process. With that said, it looks like Bischoff’s… Read More Eric Bischoff Not Involved With The WWE SmackDown Creative Process?, More On His New WWE Role

WWE SummerSlam Plans Reportedly Subject To Change Due To Paul Heyman And Eric Bischoff

WWE officials may be changing some of the top SummerSlam plans due to the hiring of new RAW Executive Director Paul Heyman and SmackDown Executive Director Eric Bischoff. It was noted by @Wrestlevotes that anything WWE had planned in advance for SummerSlam was all subject to change once Bischoff and Heyman fully start their roles next week after Extreme Rules. This would allow Bischoff and… Read More WWE SummerSlam Plans Reportedly Subject To Change Due To Paul Heyman And Eric Bischoff

Backstage News On WWE Hiring Paul Heyman And Eric Bischoff, Former TNA Employees “Baffled”, TV Roles

As noted, WWE has hired Eric Bischoff and Paul Heyman to work as Executive Directors of RAW and SmackDown. Bischoff will head up the blue brand while Heyman will run the red brand, and both will report directly to WWE Chairman Vince McMahon. Below is a new WWE Now video with Cathy Kelley looking at the buzz surrounding the latest… Read More Backstage News On WWE Hiring Paul Heyman And Eric Bischoff, Former TNA Employees “Baffled”, TV Roles