Did anyone catch WWE Main Event on ION? I thought it was pretty well done. They did their best in making the CM Punk vs Sheamus match seem like a big fight.
They had pre-match interviews, 20+ minutes of action, and then post-match interviews! Very interesting format. The only thing I didn't care for was the video package hype at the beginning of the show that pretty much just introduces the characters to the audience who may not know who CM Punk or Sheamus are.
They also had a Tag Team Match to end the show, which is a part of the tournament. Zack Ryder and Santino vs Tyson Kidd and Justin Gabriel. Unfortunately, by the time they were in the ring it was already 8:53 PM. Not much to work with when given so little time.
Either way, I thought it was kind of neat. Completely unnecessary to have a random 1 hour show in the middle of the week though.. but hey, if ION is paying good money then I don't blame WWE.
I just feel bad for their crew and wrestlers. They're working all these extra hours and probably aren't getting paid any more than they already do
Monday - Superstars and 3 hour RAW Supershow
Tuesday - Main Event, Superstars, Saturday Morning Slam, and Smackdown
Friday - RAW House Show
Saturday - RAW and Smackdown House Show (2 different shows)
Sunday - RAW and Smackdown House Show (2 different shows)
The RAW roster gets Tuesday - Thursday off (though some RAW wrestlers constantly appear on Smackdown anyway, so they only get 2 days off).
The Smackdown roster gets Wednesday - Friday off.
That is freaking brutal.