Chaotic Backstage Mood Prior to Monday’s Episode of RAW
The entire script for Monday’s episode of RAW reportedly was rewritten prior to the start of the show, according to PWInsider.
Mike Johnson reported that Vince McMahon arrived backstage for Monday’s RAW show at around 7:20PM and proceeded to change both the entire script and “just about everything” that had been planned for the night.
Johnson reported that McMahon and others were still working on the show’s script around fifteen minutes before RAW was scheduled air with a lot of the second and third hour content yet to be finalized at the time.
WWE’s Deal with Amway Center for ThunderDome
As noted before, WWE recently signed a deal with the city of Orlando to use the Amway Center for live television tapings and events until late October.
Spectrum News 13’s Greg Anthony reported that WWE’s lease agreement with the city of Orlando for the Amway Center currently lasts until October 31st and the lease allows for WWE’s stay at the venue to be increased or shortened based on a mutual agreement by both parties.
In regards to rental costs, it was reported that WWE is paying at least $200,000 with the breakdowns being $12,500 for Sunday events, $10,000 for Monday and Friday events, and $7,500 for any days WWE works inside the venue.
Just got full contract between WWE and City of Orlando.— Greg Angel (@NewsGuyGreg) August 25, 2020
Deal extends 78 days until October 31.
WWE is getting a great deal. Paying at least $200K to rent Amway Center.
$12.5K for Sunday events
$10K for Monday/Friday events
$7.5K for any days WWE works inside Amway@MyNews13 https://t.co/gJi8jNT2GW pic.twitter.com/MSDKXSoG87
New Episodes of WWE Chronicle, WWE Day Of, & Broken Skull Sessions Arriving on WWE Network
A new episode of WWE Chronicle, WWE Day Of, and Broken Skull Sessions reportedly will be arriving within the near future on the WWE Network, according to WWENetworkNews.com and Jerry Lawler.
WWENetworkNews reported that a new episode in the WWE Chronicle documentary series will be airing on August 29th on the WWE Network. This episode will be focusing on Braun Strowman.
WWENetworkNews also reported that a new episode in the WWE Day Of documentary series will be airing on August 30th on the WWE Network. This episode will be focusing on the Winner Takes All match for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship and United States Championship between Seth Rollins and John Cena at SummerSlam 2015.
Jerry “The King” Lawler announced on Twitter that he was recently involved in the tapings of an upcoming episode of Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Sessions series that will air on the WWE Network in “a couple of weeks.”