With three wrestling shows on TBS, WCW execs decided to create a unique feature called "Running the Gauntlet", which would have a select wrestler compete on all three TBS wrestling shows on a particular weekend, with the objective of winning all three of their matches (including singles and tag matches). The show is taped on Monday evenings as an undercard to the live WWE Raw broadcast. After the cancellation of WWE Superstars, Main Event became exclusive to Raw. Since January 29, 2014, "On My Own" by CFO$ now serves as the theme song. The format for WCW Main Event kept one match that was regarded as "main event caliber" and would almost always feature one of WCW's top stars. Although initially the anchor show of the Turner Broadcasting-backed … American Wrestling Association | Evolve Wrestling | Extreme Championship Wrestling | Georgia Championship Wrestling | Global Wrestling Federation | Heartland Wrestling Association | Jim Crockett Promotions | Smoky Mountain Wrestling | World Championship Wrestling | World Class Championship Wrestling | World Wrestling Association, Partnerships Saturday Night's Main Event debuted on NBC in late night as a replacement for Saturday Night Live repeats in 1985, and originally ran through 1992. In 1985, shortly after the first WrestleMania, NBC started airing WWE's Saturday Night's Main Event specials every so often in the Saturday Night Live time slot on off weeks. This episode of Saturday Night's Main Event features The Ultimate Warrior defending the WWE Championship against 'Ravishing' Rick Rude. I have already uploaded WWE Evolution's logo. 1992. WWE Main Event is a professional wrestling television program produced by WWE.The hour-long program features low card performers from WWE's roster, and it is primarily carried in international markets. Compete with friends, shoot for the perfect game, or take advantage of our Mad Games, unique games within our scoring system like Bowlin' Hood and Battle on the Lanes. The final two were taped and then shown on NBC at a later date. In the United States, after initially airing on Ion Television, new episodes later became exclusive to the streaming service Hulu.. I mean that literally: DiBiase's goal was to buy the title, and his offers to Hogan had been rejected. Having said that, it's a ridiculously fun match, with Genius wrestling as daintily as possible to try to bait the crowd into hating him. The Rockers defended their newly won titles a few times before the WWF rehired Jim Neidhart, pairing him with Bret Hart once more, and quietly handing the belts back to The Hart Foundation, erasing The Rockers' reign from the history books. Perfect when somehow, he got booked against Perfect's manager, The Genius, in the featured match on Saturday Night's Main Event. WWE Magazine | XFL | Tout | World Bodybuilding Federation | WWF New York/The World | WWE Niagara Falls | WWE Classics On Demand | ICOPRO. In all of the chaos, Mr. with Chris Jericho | WWE 24 | Beyond The Ring | Countdown | Culture Shock with Corey Graves | ECW Exposed | King of the Ring | Legends with JBL | Legends' House | Mick Foley: Cheap Pops | Monday Night War | WWE Music Power 10 | Quick Hits | WWE Rivalries | Slam City | Stone Cold Podcast | Superstar Ink | Swerved | Table For 3 | The WWE List | Too Hot For TV | Unfiltered with Renee Young | WrestleMania Rewind | Breaking Ground | Camp WWE | Cruiserweight Classic | Talking Smack | Holy Foley! It was full of great angles, great matches and memorable promos. Demolition defend their WWE Tag Team Titles against The Rockers. Boss Man got his first push in wrestling because of his agility for his size, going up easily for Tully Blanchard's slingshot suplex. Hogan got his shoulder up at two, but referee Dave Hebner counted to three. Mike Tyson was originally scheduled to be the special guest referee, but this changed following Buster Douglas' knockout title win over Tyson just under two weeks before, on February 11. It was never explained, but Orndorff got fed up, and after a match against the Moondogs, he ambushed Hogan. In the mid-1990s, WCW Main Event would be used as a live pre-show that aired before most WCW pay-per-view events. Edit. The Fabulous Rougeaus face The Young Stallions in tag team action. There are better Hogan matches on SNME, including the next entry, but none more fun. Slaughter on the show, but Slaughter attacked Nikolai before the opening bell rang and the match never took place. It included mainly high-card wrestlers of the WWF including Hulk Hogan, André the Giant, "Macho Man" Randy Savage, The Ultimate Warrior and "Million Dollar Man" Ted DiBiase. Tony Atlas & Andre the Giant by DQ Brutus Beefcake & Greg Valentine def. The rights to WCW Main Event now belong to WWE. The Main Event V took place on January 28, 1991 from the Macon Coliseum in Macon, Georgia, and aired on Friday February 1, 1991 at 8pm ET. [11][12], The slowly building tension between Hulk Hogan and "Macho Man" Randy Savage boiled over during the team's match against The Twin Towers, leading to the team's breakup upon Savage's heel turn when Savage contended that Hogan was lusting after his manager, Miss Elizabeth. JUL. When they were done doing that around the horn, the cage match made its way to Saturday Night's Main Event.