–Vince McMahon, Jerry Lawler, and Jim Ross are doing commentary and they are live from Saginaw, Michigan. Lawler predicts that Owen Hart will become the new Intercontinental Champion, while Ross predicts that Yokozuna will win the Intercontinental title.
–Vince McMahon recaps how Henry Godwinn has been on a “slopping spree” in recent weeks and chronicles his battles with the Million Dollar Corporation.
–McMahon, Jerry Lawler, and Jim Ross are in the booth and concluding the tapings in Erie, Pennsylvania.
–Vince McMahon recaps the events of the Shawn Michaels-Razor Ramon ladder match at SummerSlam and how Sid looks to “tear down the Heartbreak Hotel” tonight while Ramon faces the newly turned British Bulldog.
–To kick off the “new fall season” of Monday Night RAW the company abandons the intro that RAW used for the better part of two and half years and replaces it with an introduction of wrestlers battling on the top of Titan Towers in Connecticut. The highlight is Shawn Michaels dancing atop a platform and then diving on top of Kama. Later footage from this opening would be used for D-Generation X’s Titantron video in 1997.
–A video package hypes today’s big feature match between Dean Douglas and the 1-2-3 Kid. Will the Kid get sent to the principal’s office?
–Since this is the new fall season, Superstars gets a new theme song for the first time in more than a year, with it being a knockoff of the Monday Night Football theme asking “Are you ready?” The funny thing with an intro like this is that half the talent in it had quit or was released by January 1996 so they had to redo the lyrics, all of which were tied to a specific superstar.
–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!
–Vince McMahon and Dok Hendrix are in the booth and they are taped from Portland, Maine. SummerSlam is only a day away!
–A video package hypes tonight’s Shawn Michaels-Jerry Lawler main event by playing up King Mabel’s attack on Michaels at the end of last week’s show. Lawler tells Michaels that he is not superman and that he will finish what Mabel started on tonight’s broadcast.
–Vince McMahon and Ted DiBiase are doing commentary and they are live from Worcester, Massachusetts. The tapings drew a sold out crowd of 4,500 fans according to thehistoryofwwe.com. This RAW also debuts a new entr
–Jim Ross and Todd Pettengill are doing commentary that are in St. Louis, Missouri.
–Todd Pettengill hypes tonight’s tag team title match between Owen Hart and Yokozuna and Razor Ramon and Savio Vega.
–Vince McMahon and Jerry Lawler are tonight’s commentary team and they are taped from Louisville, Kentucky.
–Jim Ross recaps how Shawn Michaels defeated Jeff Jarrett at In Your House 2 to win the Intercontinental title for the third time.
–Ross and Todd Pettengill are in the booth and they are taped from St. Louis, Missouri. According to the historyofwwe.com, the taping drew 10,500 fans.
–A poor knock off of the Monday Night Football theme plays us in with a chorus of “In Your House, In Your House, tonight!”
–Vince McMahon and Jerry Lawler are in the booth, both dressed in country music-like attire, and they are live from Nashville, Tennessee.
–Vince McMahon and Dok Hendrix are our commentary team and they are wrapping up the tapings in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.