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The Weekly Roundup (May 30 – June 05, 2009) – A Week in Television

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Welcome to Diva Dirt’s new feature – The Weekly Roundup, a look at the week in television! From Raw, SmackDown, ECW and TNA too, we look back at the week’s highs and lows as well as giving you the opportunity to catch up on what you’ve missed!

MAY 30th – JUNE 5th, 2009

This week has seen some solid TV efforts from WWE, an okay week for TNA and the emergence of women’s wrestling on ROH. This week saw the first time in history that Diva Dirt has covered ROH on HDNet & we’re very happy that we did…

Best Bet: My highlight of the week came from ROH, as it incorporated sister promotion, SHIMMER into it’s broadcast. I have to be honest and say I haven’t really seen much of SHIMMER or any of these girls before but I was thoroughly impressed by the triple threat match on HDNet last Saturday. If you haven’t yet seen it, check it out after the cut – it’s well worth it. I hope ROH does more “SHIMMER Lite” segments in future. (PS: I’m already preferring ROH’s production style to TNA’s rollercoaster sickness style on Impact).

Honourable Mention: Like last week, SmackDown gives us our honourable mention of the week with an outstanding six Divas tag team match.

Low Point: I felt this week’s Impact didn’t see a strong enough followup to last week’s fantastic debut of the former Victoria. Not only has she been renamed ‘Tara‘, but she’s also stuck in a one minute segment from a two hour broadcast. Not a good followup at all.

Check out all of this week’s videos after the cut:

SATURDAY, MAY 30TH


ROH: MSCHIF VS SARA DEL RAY VS DAIZEE HAZE

MONDAY, JUNE 1ST

RAW: KELLY KELLY & MICKIE JAMES VS MARYSE & BETH PHOENIX

THURSDAY, JUNE 4TH

IMPACT: BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE & VICTORIA BACKSTAGE BRAWL

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IMPACT: DAFFNEY VS TAYLOR WILDE

FRIDAY, JUNE 5TH

SMACKDOWN: EVE, GAIL & MELINA VS ALICIA, LAYLA & MICHELLE

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