This should clear some things up. We’re coming up on the final reveals of all the changes coming to the WWE landscape. The shows will be on their new networks and that means we shouldn’t be seeing any more major switches for a long time. However, there are going to be some notable differences next week and in the weeks beyond, and now we know what those are going to be.
WWE has announced the commentary lineups for their upcoming new schedule of television shows. Monday Night Raw commentary will be handled by Vic Joseph, Dio Maddin and Jerry Lawler, NXT will continue to be called by Mauro Ranallo, Nigel McGuinness and Beth Phoenix, and SmackDown Live will consist of Michael Cole, Corey Graves and Renee Young, though Young is listed as a special contributor, meaning she may not be appearing full time. At the same time, Young will be hosting the new studio show, called Backstage, along with Booker T. The show will debut on November 5 at 11pm EST.
Maybe they can make this list. Check out some all time great commentary calls:
Opinion: There are a few surprises in here (Maddin being a big one) but one interesting thing here is the three person commentary booths, which I was hoping would go away. That being said, the amount of people on commentary doesn’t matter if the commentary is still a bunch of rambling and arguing with each other, which doesn’t do anyone any good, except for Vince McMahon for whatever reason.
Which team sounds best? What changes would you make? Let us know in the comments below.
Thomas Hall has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has seen over 50,000 wrestling matches. He has also been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 5,000 full shows covered. You can find his work at kbwrestlingreviews.com, or check out his- Amazon author page with 30 wrestling books. His latest book is KB’s Complete 2004 Monday Night Raw Reviews.
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