WCW Prime for September 11 featured a new match.
WCW Prime for August 28 featured Cobra in action so we will recap that match before moving onto WCW Pro.
–Gene Okerlund and Bobby Heenan handle the usual studio duties for today’s broadcast. Heenan demands to find out who is going to be in the WarGames match at Fall Brawl.
–Heenan goes through the members of the Dungeon of Doom, speculating on who might appear at Fall Brawl.
–WCW Prime had a new match featuring Big Bubba Rogers and Mark Starr.
WCW Prime featured one new match on its July 24 broadcast so we will get to that match before going on to WCW Pro.
–Eric Bischoff and Dusty Rhodes are doing commentary for today’s Bash at the Beach pre-show broadcast that is originating live from Huntington Beach, California. The camera shot of fans on the beach surrounding the ring makes for a great visual.
There were a few new bouts on WCW Prime for July 10, with Tony Schiavone and Dusty Rhodes narrating the action.
–Gene Okerlund and Bobby Heenan do the studio duties and they do their best to sell the Shark as a legitimate threat to Hulkamania.
–A new Dungeon of Doom vignette sees Vader return in his mastodon mask. Vader says he has crossed a new dimension and now has more power than Hulk Hogan and Hulkamania and he will fulfill his destiny and win the WCW title at Bash at the Beach. The Master yells out more geography before he, Vader, and Kevin Sullivan scream “Vader time.”
WCW Prime for July 3 featured a few new contests so those will be recapped before we go on to WCW Pro. Tony Schiavone and Dusty Rhodes called the action for the Prime matches.
–Before we get into WCW Pro, there was a new match that aired on WCW Prime on May 29.
–The promo poster for this show is odd as it makes it seem like Ric Flair is the babyface since he is “seeking revenge.”
–Eric Bischoff and Bobby Heenan are doing commentary and they are live from St. Petersburg, Florida. Bischoff is substituting for Tony Schiavone who is on the shelf with neck surgery.
–A video package hypes Harlem Heat, spliced with a generic promo of how they are going to beat the Nasty Boys tonight.
–WCW Prime for May 15 featured one new bout, taped at an old WCW Pro taping. It was commentated by Tony Schiavone and Dusty Rhodes.
Live from St. Petersburg, FL
Airdate: November 10, 1993
Attendance: 6,000 (1,700 paid)
Hosted by Tony Schiavone & Jesse “The Body” Ventura
Can Flair regain the WCW World title? Will Hawk become World champion? What will be the result of the explosion of the Hollywood Blonds? Let’s find out!
WCW Prime aired on April 17 with a new feature bout:
–Prime “MOOO” Match of the Week: Alex Wright (26-0-1) defeats Steve Austin (w/Colonel Robert Parker) (8-1) via disqualification when Arn Anderson interferes at 6:05:
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.
Note: Since some of these broadcasts, such as Main Event, provide a lot of replays of past action, I will avoid recapping those segments and just provide a description of the new content that aired as part of the telecast.
–Gene Okerlund and Bobby Heenan are handling studio duties for today’s broadcast. They quickly recap the existing storylines surrounding Ric Flair and the Nasty Boys-Harlem Heat feud.
–Eric Bischoff and Bobby Heenan are handling the studio portion of the show, with Bischoff reminding fans that Vader has been stripped of the U.S. title and Ric Flair has been banned from WCW.
–A replay of Hulk Hogan, Randy Savage, and Jimmy Hart talking to WCW Commissioner Nick Bockwinkel in his office is shown.
–Gordon Solie, Larry Zbyszko, and Dusty Rhodes are calling the action and they are still taped from Gainesville, Georgia.
–A recap of Commissioner Nick Bockwinkel suspending Hulk Hogan until Uncensored and Vader and Ric Flair’s antics on WCW Saturday Night are shown.
–Gordon Solie, Dusty Rhodes, and Larry Zbyszko are the commentary team and they are taped from Columbus, Georgia.
Live from Tokyo, Japan
Airdate: January 4, 1992
Will Chosu or Fujinami unify the G18/IWGP title? Can Chono win the WCW World title? Will Muta and Sting keep their peace against the Steiners? Let’s find out!
The debate about Magnum T.A.’s scheduled opponent at Starrcade ’86 is finally put to rest.
Plus, Dusty Rhodes gets revenge on Tully Blanchard in a major way, Rick Rude gets welcomed to JCP the hard way, and the Army loses a soldier.
The hype for the NWA’s biggest card of the year begins in earnest on an eventful edition of the Saturday night staple…
The Horsemen in action in a six-man tag, and Magnum T.A.’s final match on the TBS program before tragedy strikes.
A scrap between Wahoo McDaniel & NIkita Koloff on the eve of the U.S./National Title unification match, can Paul Jones’ money convince Manny Fernandez to betray Jimmy Valiant, and has the Midnight Express destroyed the myth of the unbeatable Road Warriors?
Who is the new National Heavyweight champion? What does Mama Cornette think of Baby Doll now? Did Sam Houston really beat Jerry Lawler? What role did Killer Kowalski play in Hall of Famer Warren Spahn’s baseball career? Can Nikita Koloff withstand Ron Garvin’s knockout punch? Is Mulkey Mania dead? Answers to these questions, plus Ric Flair in a great match, and the Horsemen in a pier six brawl, on this week’s edition of the Saturday night staple…
A momentous episode of the TBS Saturday night staple, as we have Dusty Rhodes vs. Ric Flair for the NWA World Title, a shocking heel turn, the best-of-seven series for the U.S. Title concludes in dramatic fashion, new NWA World Tag Team Champions, and the Midnight Express vs. the Mulkeys, with the birth of MulkeyMania!