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PHOTOS: WWE SmackDown at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, 10/29/21

PHOTOS: WWE SmackDown at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, 10/29/21

They may have been a few days early for Halloween, but the colorful tights, big personalities, and dramatic theatrics of the WWE Superstars topped anything you could possibly see trick-or-treating that weekend. After going virtual last year, “Friday Night SmackDown” was finally able to return to the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre […]

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WWE SmackDown is back at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 29, Raw returns on Feb. 21, 2022

WWE SmackDown is back at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 29, Raw returns on Feb. 21, 2022

From a press release: After going virtual last year, WWE is back on the road, and the Superstars of “Friday Night SmackDown” are coming back to Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township for one night only on Friday, Oct. 29 at 7:45 p.m. Universal Champion Roman Reigns and SmackDown Tag Team Champions […]

 The Conversation

Who won the Super Bowl LV ad war? Social media’s reactions to the best and worst commercials

Who won the Super Bowl LV ad war? Social media’s reactions to the best and worst commercials

Live sporting events are among the few remaining places where advertisers can ensure that no one fast forwards through their commercials, which is why companies were willing to pay $5.5 million for just 30 seconds of air time on Super Bowl Sunday. So who “won” the Super Bowl ad war? For the last two years, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘WWE SmackDown’ canceled at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre as WWE goes virtual

‘WWE SmackDown’ canceled at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre as WWE goes virtual

From a press release: The “WWE Friday Night SmackDown” event scheduled for Friday, Oct. 30 at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township has been canceled. No further details were provided, but the cancellation is likely due to the coronavirus pandemic. The event was originally scheduled as “WWE Monday Night Raw” on […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

New TV series ‘The Masked Wrestler’ begins filming in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 27

New TV series ‘The Masked Wrestler’ begins filming in Wilkes-Barre on Aug. 27

From a press release: “The Masked Wrestler,” an original television series made in collaboration with Independent Wrestling TV and Coal Creative, will begin filming in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, Aug. 27. “The Masked Wrestler” disguises the identities of eight of today’s top independent professional wrestlers in a single-elimination tournament to determine who will be crowned “The […]

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‘WWE Raw’ at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre postponed, rescheduled to ‘SmackDown’ on Oct. 30

‘WWE Raw’ at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre postponed, rescheduled to ‘SmackDown’ on Oct. 30

From a press release: Today, the WWE announced that the “WWE Monday Night Raw” event originally scheduled for Monday, May 11 at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township has been postponed and rescheduled to “WWE Friday Night SmackDown” on Friday, Oct. 30. All original tickets will be honored for the rescheduled […]

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‘WWE Raw’ is back and filming live at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on May 11

‘WWE Raw’ is back and filming live at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre on May 11

From a press release: Today, the WWE announced the return of “WWE Monday Night Raw” to the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre Township on Monday, May 11 at 7:30 p.m. The flagship wrestling show is part of the longest-running episodic television program on cable TV and will air live from 8 p.m.-11 […]

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Scranton Comic Con assembles artists, writers, wrestlers, and cosplayers at Radisson Hotel on Nov. 24

Scranton Comic Con assembles artists, writers, wrestlers, and cosplayers at Radisson Hotel on Nov. 24

From a press release: The Scranton Comic Book Convention will return to the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel for its fall edition on Sunday, Nov. 24 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., gathering writers, artists, cosplayers, vendors, and even pro wrestlers in downtown Scranton. Special guests will include professional wrestlers Greg “The Hammer” Valentine (WWE, WCW, NWA) and […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

After Christmas, WWE Live Holiday Tour stops at Giant Center in Hershey on Dec. 29

After Christmas, WWE Live Holiday Tour stops at Giant Center in Hershey on Dec. 29

From a press release: The WWE announced today that the WWE Live Holiday Tour is coming to the Giant Center in Hershey on Sunday, Dec. 29 at 7:30 p.m. The stars of WWE RAW are heading to Hershey for a non-televised professional wrestling event. Universal Champion Seth Rollins, United States Champion AJ Styles, Women’s Champion […]

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PPW’s ‘Brawl at the Mall’ brings live wrestling to Marketplace at Steamtown in Scranton on Aug. 10

PPW’s ‘Brawl at the Mall’ brings live wrestling to Marketplace at Steamtown in Scranton on Aug. 10

From a press release: PPW, an independent wrestling company based in Hazleton, will host its first-ever wrestling event in Scranton at an usual venue, bringing regional talent as well as a WWE Superstar to The Marketplace at Steamtown on Saturday, Aug. 10. The “Brawl at the Mall,” held on the second floor in the atrium […]

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