Thursday, November 06 2014 13:48

WWE Moves SmackDown to Thursdays, Rewards Lunchbox Hero on MEREDITH...

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WWEThere's a few good bits of news for the WWE Universe today, the first of which finds the long-running SmackDown series moving to Thursday nights on Syfy beginning January 15, 2015 at 8pm ET. The second longest-running weekly episodic program in U.S. television history (only behind WWE’s other flagship program, Monday Night Raw) has dominated Friday nights on Syfy, but now will move to Thursdays, where the potential for an even bigger audience exists.

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In other news, the WWE continues to recognize the real-life superstars in the world, this week recognizing a heroic little boy named Jayden, who saved his mother's life. A huge fan of WWE Superstar John Cena, Jayden got a cool surprise when appearing on Meredith Viera's Lunchbox Heroes segment...

THE ROCK FATHER is a WWE Brand Ambassador - spreading the word about family entertainment from the WWE Universe.


James Zahn

James Zahn is not a journalist, nor a blogger, though he may be credited as such by others, or even accept the title... depending on the circumstance.  Instead, he considers himself largely to be an "entertainment and lifestyle writer," bringing 25+ years of experience in the entertainment and publishing industries into the family realm as THE ROCK FATHER™.

As a media personality, commentator, adventurer and raconteur, James now finds himself raising a pair young girls - The Rock Daughters™ - along with his wife from their Illinois home.

He is a member of The Toy Insider Parent Advisory Board, has contributed to The Toy Book and writes a regular Star Wars column - Transmissions from a Galaxy Far, Far Away for The Pop Insider. He also regularly serves as a Brand Ambassador and spokesperson for several Globally-recognized pop culture and lifestyle brands in addition to consulting for a number of toy manufacturers. 

Creatively, James has directed/edited music videos, lyric videos, and album trailers for bands such as FEAR FACTORY, has appeared as an actor in feature films and commercials, written comic books, and performed in bands. He currently serves as an artist manager and video director for PRODUCT OF HATE, whose debut album was released by Napalm Records in 2016, distributed by ADA/Warner Music in the U.S. with Universal Music handling global.

James and/or his work have been featured in/on CNN, FOX Business, NBC, ABC, WGN, G4, The Chicago Tribune, BusinessWire, Babble, Fangoria, Starlog and more. He's appeared as a music expert on CNN's AC360 alongside Anderson Cooper, and has been interviewed by Larry King. In the past he served as a writer for the Netflix Stream Team,  Fandango Family and PBS KIDS, penned articles for Sprout and PopSugar, and was a contributor to Chicago Parent.

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