CNN Evening News for Friday, Nov 15, 2002
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) The future for pro wrestling now that television ratings & revenue are in decline examined; scenes shown from wrestling's first heyday when it was outrageous & from the raunchy world of the struggling WWE. ["Sex, Lies & Headlocks" author Shaun ASSAEL†- says Vince McMahon has gone over the line with homophobia; notes that what worked in the past is not working now.] [Gerard Klauer Mattison research analyst Jeff HOSKINS†- says the WWE was growing fast.] [World Wrestling Entertainment CEO Linda McMAHON†- talks about the company.] [WWE talent development vice president Jim ROSS†- says we are a star-driven business.] [Wrestlers "KANE"%, "TRIPLE H"†- cite the pressure & the criticism.]
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