Vince McMahon, Roddy Piper & the Honky Tonk Man do commentary for this Christmas edition of Superstars, concluding the tapings in Rochester, New York.
Gorilla Monsoon and Bobby Heenan run tonight’s show, returning to the studio for this week’s broadcast. Monsoon asks Heenan what he thinks about Brother Love wanting to be a manager. Heenan says Love asked his permission first. He also asks Monsoon if “Cyclops” is appearing in reference to Jake Roberts.
Roberts’ squash from Wrestling Challenge airs.
Vince McMahon and Roddy Piper do commentary and they are taped from Fort Wayne, Indiana. The broadcast drew a rating of 8.6 (15 million viewers), a significant decline from the 12.8 rating and 20.9 million viewers that the last Main Event drew in February.
Gene Okerlund talks with Ted DiBiase. DiBiase is such a cold act that the WWF recycles his vignettes from his debut and how he cost Hulk Hogan the WWF Championship in 1988. DiBiase repeats his signature phrase that everyone has a price for the Million Dollar Man.
Gorilla Monsoon and Roddy Piper are in the booth and they are live from Hartford, Connecticut. According to thehistoryofwwe.com, the show drew a crowd of 16,000 fans, 13,000 of whom paid to attend. The show drew a buyrate of 3.0, with an estimated 400,000 households purchasing the event. The buyrate was 0.3 less than the previous year, but 15,000 more homes bought the show, once again illustrating the expansion of pay-per-view into American households.
Gene Okerlund interviews the Warriors. Animal lets the “little warriors” out there know that the team will not let them down.
Gorilla Monsoon and Bobby Heenan call today’s action, originating from Fort Wayne, Indiana. According to thehistoryofwwe.com, these tapings took place on October 30. Starting with this episode, Wrestling Challenge reveals a new aesthetic for pre-match graphics and shows recent footage in its intro of various finishing moves.