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Smackdown! TV report for 05/05/2016

Smackdown

Thursday Night Smackdown! TV Report for May 5th, 2016 – “Alliances Clear” Introduction Segment: Welcoming and Arena Promo The regular Smackdown! video plays, the pyro goes off in the arena, and Mauro Ranallo greets us in Kansas City, Missouri! Our main-event tonight is a Tag-Team Match between The Usos – Jimmy and Jey – and Karl Anderson...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 05/02/2016

Raw

After a great Payback – wrestling-wise (storyline booking was questionable) – we move on to another “new era” in WWE; I won’t spoil for those who haven’t seen yet and are waiting to watch results live on Raw or read this, but it will be interesting for the next while. Onto the report! Monday Night Raw TV Report for May 2nd...

Smackdown! TV report for 04/28/2016

Smackdown

Thursday Night Smackdown! TV Report for April 28th, 2016 Introduction Segment: Video Promo and Welcoming A recap of Raw with Luke Gallows, Karl Anderson, A.J. Styles, and WWE World Heavyweight Champion Roman Reigns airs. The regular Smackdown! video plays and the pyro blows in the arena of Manchester, Connecticut. Segment #2: Arena Promo WWE World...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 04/25/2016

Raw

Monday Night Raw TV Report for April 25th, 2016 An “In Memoriam” graphic is shown, remembering Joanie Laurer, a.k.a. Chyna. Introduction Segment: Video Prom and Welcoming A recap of last week’s Raw with WWE World Heavyweight Champion Roman Reigns and A.J. Styles’ build-up to Payback airs. The regular Raw video plays, and the pyro goes off...

Smackdown! TV report for 04/21/2016

Smackdown

Thursday Night Smackdown! TV Report for April 21st, 2016 Introduction Segment: Video Promo, Welcoming, and Arena Promo Highlights of A.J. Styles’ and WWE World Heavyweight Champion Roman Reigns’ confrontation from Raw is shown, along with Luke Gallows’ and Karl Anderson’s attack on Reigns is shown first, then the regular Smackdown! video...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 04/18/2016

Raw

Monday Night Raw TV Report for April 18th, 2016 – “Overseas, Overwhelmed” Introduction Segment: Welcoming and Arena Promo The regular Raw video plays, and the pyro goes off in the 02 Arena. We are greeted from London, England, then Dean Ambrose’s music plays. It is time for the second edition of “The Ambrose Asylum.” Dean ponders what...

Smackdown! TV report for 04/14/2016

Smackdown

Thursday Night Smackdown! TV Report for April 14th, 2016 – “ Introduction Segment: Video Promo, Welcoming, and Arena Promo The regular Smackdown! opener starts, and we are acknowledged by Mauro Ranallo, Byron Saxton, and Jerry “The King” Lawler. They go over the line-up, which includes A.J. Styles facing Alberto Del Rio and Sami Zayn...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 04/11/2016

Raw

Monday Night Raw TV Report for April 11th, 2016 An “In Memoriam” graphic appears first, remembering the very-recent death of Robert Windham, a.k.a. “Blackjack Mulligan,” 1942 – 2016. Introduction Segment: Welcoming and Arena Promo Michael Cole greets us from L.A., and Shane McMahon makes his way to the ring. a “tweet” from WWE...

Smackdown! TV report for 04/07/2016

Smackdown

Thursday Night Smackdown! TV Report for April 7th, 2016 – “A ‘Phenomenal’ Week” Introduction Segment: Video Promo and Welcoming A montage of Wrestlemania airs, as does the regular Smackdown! video. The pyro explodes in the arena and Mauro Ranallo welcomes us to Houston, Texas! Segment #2: Arena Promo Lillian Garcia asks us to greet WWE...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 04/04/2016

Raw

Monday Night Raw TV Report for April 4th, 2016 – “A Fresh Start” Introduction Segment: Video Promo and Welcoming Highlights of WrestleMania 32 air, then the regular Raw video plays and the pyro goes off in the American Airlines Arena. Michael Cole, John “Bradshaw” Layfield, and Byron Saxton welcomes us to the city of WrestleMania...

Smackdown TV report for 03/31/2016

Smackdown

Thursday Night Smackdown! TV Report for March 31st, 2016 – “The ‘Road’ Ends” Introduction Segment: Video Promo and Welcoming The regular Smackdown! opener starts, the pyro goes off in the arena, and we are welcomed by Mauro Ranallo to Match #1: Single – A.J. Styles VS. Social Outcast member Heath Slater (with Social Outcast members...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 03/28/2016

Raw

Monday Night Raw TV Report for March 28th, 2016 Introduction Segment: Arena Promo Michael Cole greets us and the famous gong sounds out. The Undertaker methodically approaches the ring and the lights remain a dark blue as he begins. “This WrestleMania will NOT be my last!” he fiercely declares. ‘Taker reminds Vince that Shane’s “blood...

Smackdown TV report for 03/24/2016

Smackdown

Thursday Night Smackdown! TV Report for March 24th, 2016 Introduction Segment: Video Promo and Welcoming The regular Smackdown! opener starts, the pyro goes off in the arena, and we are welcomed by Mauro Ranallo to Boston, Massachusetts. Match #1: Single – Divas Champion Charlotte (with Ric Flair) VS. Sasha Banks (Non-Title) (Note: Becky Lynch...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 03/21/2016

Raw

Monday Night Raw TV Report for March 21st, 2016 A picture of a woman, Mary Katherine Stewart, with an unknown man (probably her father), is shown at the start, with her birth year and death at the bottom. (1994 – 2016). God rest her soul. Introduction Segment: Video Promo and Welcoming A recap of Roman Reigns’ attack on WWE World Heavyweight...

Smackdown TV report for 03/17/2016

Smackdown

Thursday Night Smackdown! TV Report for March 17th, 2016 – “Travelling Along” Introduction Segment: Video Promo and Welcoming Recap of Raw’s issues between WWE World Heavyweight Champion Triple H and Roman Reigns is shown, then we go to the arena in Cincinnati, Ohio, as Mauro Ranallo and Jerry “The King” Lawler greet us. Segment #2:...

Monday Night Raw TV Report for 03/14/2016

Raw

Monday Night Raw TV Report for March 14th, 2015 – “Pounding Headaches” We go live to right away to the arena in Pittsburgh and Tag-Team Champions The New Day’s music plays; a match kicks off Raw! Match #1: Tag-Team for the Tag-Team Championship – The New Day (Big E. and Xavier Woods)) (with New Day/Tag-Team Champion member Kofi Kingston)...

Smackdown! TV report for 03/10/2016

Smackdown

Thursday Night Smackdown! TV Report for March 10th, 2016 – “A Few More ‘Roadblocks’” Introduction Segment: Video and Welcoming The regular Smackdown! video plays and we are greeted from Milwaukee, Wisconsin by Mauro Ranallo and Byron Saxton. They go over the main-event, which will be an Eight-Man Tag Team featuring between Dean Ambrose...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 03/07/2016

Raw

Monday Night Raw TV Report for March 7th, 2015 – “A ‘Dirty’ Warning” Introduction Segment: Video Promo A recap of Vince and Shane’s rivalry plays, and then we go live to the Allstate Arena in Chicago, Illinois! Segment #2: Arena Promo Shane McMahon prances out to a loud ovation and gets to business. He talks about how bad Vince has...

Smackdown TV report for 03/03/2016

Smackdown

Thursday Night Smackdown! TV Report for March 3rd, 2016 – “‘Third Wheel’ Rolling!” Introduction Segment: Video Promo and Welcoming Recap of Raw’s issues between WWE World Heavyweight Champion Triple H and Dean Ambrose is shown, then the regular Smackdown! video plays. Segment #2: Arena Promo Dean Ambrose hobbles to the ring, selling...

Monday Night Raw TV report for 02/29/2016

Raw

It the rare leap year, with today being February 29th, so does that mean we’ll get an excellent Raw overall? Last week’s shows were pretty-good, but still had some flaws. The biggest surprise of course was the return of Shane McMahon and the announcement that he will wrestle The Undertaker at WrestleMania for control of WWE! “The Deadman”...