Gorilla Monsoon and Bobby Heenan are in the studio for another edition of Prime Time Wrestling. Monsoon announces that Sergeant Slaughter is the new WWF champion.
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.
Vince McMahon and Roddy Piper handle commentary, calling the action from Springfield, Illinois. According to thehistoryofwwe.com, the taping took place on October 9. Piper comes out with a white sheet over his head and carrying a pumpkin, lest his intentions be misconstrued from his actions at WrestleMania VI.
Gorilla Monsoon and Bobby Heenan handle the studio duties for this evening’s broadcast. Monsoon tells fans with glee that they will see what the Big Bossman did to Heenan recently. Heenan argues that Monsoon has no right to show that footage but he hesitates to make another criticism about the Bossman’s mother.
Vince McMahon and Jesse Ventura are doing commentary for tonight’s episode, taped from Omaha, Nebraska. The episode is dubbed “Wild Kingdom,” a play on the Mutual of Omaha television program with the same name. According to thehistoryofwwe.com, the show took place at a Superstars taping on July 16, drawing a sellout crowd of 10,303 fans. And according to oswreview.com, the show drew a 7.2 television rating, the second lowest for a Saturday Night’s Main Event to date. This would be the last Saturday Night’s Main Event that Ventura would call.
Rick Rude and Bobby Heenan promise that WWF Champion the Ultimate Warrior will be eaten by Rude, who is the deadliest predator in the WWF jungle. The Warrior rebuts that he fears no predator, setting out to prove that he is the ultimate animal in the company.
Taped from Las Vegas, NV
Airdate: July 15, 1986 (taped 07/05)
Hosted by Larry Nelson, Rod Trongard, Lord James Blears, & Nick Bockwinkel
Can Zhukov upset Bockwinkel to become World champion? What do Snuka, DeBeers, and the tag champions have to say these days? Prepare yourself for a wild ride!
Gorilla Monsoon and Bobby Heenan host tonight’s program.
Randy Savage’s win over Jim Brunzell on the recent episode of Superstars is shown. Monsoon and Heenan must like Brunzell as they cover for his short loss by saying that he lost to an elite competitor that most superstars would struggle against.
Live from Oakland, CA
Airdate: June 28, 1986
Hosted by Larry Nelson, Rod Trongard, Lord James Blears, & Greg Gagne
Can Blackwell achieve greatness by defeating Hansen? Will Devine retain against Sherri? What will Bockwinkel do against Nord the Barbarian? How will the Midnight Rockers and Hennig fare in the main event? Let’s uncover the mystery right now!