Mr. Kennedy, MVP, Lance Cade and Trevor Murdoch are getting marks from some people in management because they are studying 80s tapes of long matches to improve their ring psychology. MVP has shelves full of videos from that era of Eddie Guerrero, Dynamite Kid, Dean Malenko, Tiger Mask and Toshiaki Kawada among others.
The two NBC contracted Saturday Night’s Main Events are scheduled to take place on 6/2 and in mid-August. They are going to run when regular network programming is in reruns so that the expected ratings hit is kept to a minimum. The two shows will also be taped at regular TV tapings rather than going live, to save money on production expenses.