–Jim Ross and Todd Pettengill are in the booth and they are taped from Worcester, Massachusetts, the site of the final Wrestling Challenge tapings, as well as from Portland, Maine. It is SummerSlam Sunday!
–Jim Ross narrates a video package of Barry Horowitz’s triumph over Skip on last week’s episode.
–Ross and Stan Lane are the commentary team and they are still in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.
–Vince McMahon narrates footage of Diesel participating in a celebrity softball tournament last weekend that was meant to raise money for kids who lost parents in the Oklahoma City terrorist attack.
–McMahon and Dok Hendrix are in charge of commentary and they are taped from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The tapings were held on June 27 and according to historyofwwe.com they drew 2,000 fans. Hendrix is wearing patriotic clothing this week and is having a mock July 4 cookout at the announce table.
–Vince McMahon recaps the “kiss my foot” match that took place at The King of the Ring. It is a great exercise in McMahon overselling something as he narrates all the events with a sense of urgency as if the match is unfolding again.
–McMahon and Shawn Michaels are doing commentary and they are live from Danville, Pennsylvania. Lawler is not present because he is still recovering from the ill-effects of the King of the Ring. According to historyofwwe.com the show drew a sellout crowd of 2,700.