Jim Ross and Les Thatcher do commentary and they are at a new taping location in Lenoir, North Carolina. According to prowrestlinghistory.com, the taping at the Mulberry Street Recreational Center drew 375 fans.
The June 19 edition of WCW Prime featured a new match between Tim Horner and Bunkhouse Buck.
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The June 12 edition of WCW Prime had a new match featuring Paul Orndorff and Tim Horner with Gordon Solie and Dusty Rhodes on the call:
WCW Prime on June 5 featured a new match so we will get to that before heading to WCW Pro.
–Tonight’s show is a hybrid broadcast as some matches were taped at Center Stage in Atlanta, Georgia on May 10 and 11 and others were shown live from Speed Street in Charlotte, North Carolina as part of the Charlotte Speed Street Festival. Eric Bischoff and Dusty Rhodes are doing commentary in Charlotte, while Tony Schiavone and Bobby Heenan are doing it in Atlanta.
–Gordon Solie, Larry Zbyszko, and Dusty Rhodes are doing commentary and they are taped from an undisclosed location. Zybszko congratulates Solie and Rhodes for getting into the WCW Hall of Fame before comparing today’s Brad Armstrong-Sergeant Craig Pittman main event to an electromagnetic field.
–Gene Okerlund narrates pictures that recap the events that transpired on Slamboree and the pre-show that aired on Main Event. Attention is brought to the big man who was interested in the main event but was not identified during the broadcast.
–Gene Okerlund and Bobby Heenan are in charge of the studio portion. They argue over whether Hulk Hogan and Randy Savage really wanted Ric Flair back in WCW.
–Heenan goes through a big stack of WCW trading cards and offers to trade a bunch of cards to get a Gordon Solie card, which he proceeds to toss casually over his shoulder.
–WCW Prime did not feature any original bouts so we head into WCW Pro where Gordon Solie, Dusty Rhodes, and Larry Zbyszko are on commentary.
–Tony Schiavone and Bobby Heenan are in the booth and they are taped from Atlanta, Georgia.
WCW Prime on April 24 featured one original bout, which was not the Blue Bloods vs. Fantastic bout that was promoted the previous week:
–Tony Schiavone and Bobby Heenan are back as the Saturday Night commentary team and they are taped from Atlanta, Georgia. According to thehistoryofwwe.com, the tapings were held on April 12 and 790 fans attended, with admission being free.
WCW Prime aired on April 10 with a couple of new bouts. Those will be recapped before going into the April 15 episode of WCW Pro.
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–Gene Okerlund and Bobby Heenan are handling the studio portion of the show. They recap tensions between the Butcher and the other Faces of Fear and the recent developments regarding Ric Flair’s possible reinstatement. Heenan also praises the heel turn of Big Bubba Rogers, alluding to his past issues with Rogers in the WWF.
–Tony Schiavone and Bobby Heenan are in the booth and they are still taped from Atlanta, Georgia from March 22. Heenan says that he could easily break the WCW Executive Board’s tie and reinstate Ric Flair.
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–Tony Schiavone and Bobby Heenan are doing commentary and they are taped from Orlando, Florida. Heenan warns Hulk Hogan and Randy Savage that they do not want Ric Flair reinstated.
After having some broadcasts that lacked original matches, WCW Prime featured a new bout on April 3:
–Tony Schiavone and Bobby Heenan are calling the action tonight and they are taped from Atlanta, Georgia. According to thehistoryofwwe.com, these tapings were held on March 22.
–Gordon Solie, Dusty Rhodes, and Larry Zbyszko are doing commentary and they are taped from an unspecified location.
–The ending of the Hulk Hogan-Vader main event at SuperBrawl is shown.
–Tony Schiavone and Bobby Heenan are tonight’s commentary team and they are taped from Atlanta, Georgia. These tapings were done on February 22.
–A video package hypes Vader-Hulk Hogan.
–Eric Bischoff and Dusty Rhodes are the commentators and they are live from Baltimore, Maryland. SuperBrawl V is just an hour away.