It’s still happening somewhere. WWE is known for its character based approached to wrestling storytelling and that usually involves a lot of talking segments. These interviews are often range from interesting to a little tiresome, but one thing that is often the case is how much time they can take up. While some can be short and to the point, others take up a lot of television time, which can get a little annoying if you’re watching a show for the action. However, the internet is a great place to put a promo if you want to give the people a little more time. These shows aren’t forgotten, and WWE is taking a look back at them.

A new article on takes a look at the Ten Best Interviews That Didn’t Air On TV. Most of these are backstage interviews that are either for the company’s YouTube channel, on, or on the WWE Network. These are all from the last few years and all come in the WWE Network era. It should be noted that Talking Smack is considered a television show, which is why there is nothing from the Miz’s many praised rants.

Here are the ten videos, in order. While the shows listed are when the interviews took place, they did not air on the broadcast.

10. From WrestleMania 30

The Shield comment on their impressive win at WrestleMania 30

9. From SummerSlam 2016

Chris Jericho and Kevin Owens relish in spoiling the fun: SummerSlam Exclusive, Aug. 21, 2016

8. From October 29, 2017

7. From Monday Night Raw – November 9, 2015

Dean Ambrose uses complex imagery to explain his win: Raw Fallout, Nov. 9, 2015

6. From Backlash 2016

Becky Lynch's SmackDown Women's Championship is coming to bed with her: Backlash 2016 Exclusive

5. From Payback 2015

Chris Jericho receives a Raw goodbye from Kurt Angle: Exclusive, April 30, 2017

4. From December 15, 2017

3. From Mixed Match Challenge – January 30, 2018

Did Sami and Becky eat too much birthday cake to win at WWE Mixed Match Challenge?

2. From SmackDown Live – June 5, 2018

Daniel Bryan is a survivor: SmackDown Exclusive, June 5, 2018

1. From WrestleMania 30

Paul Heyman addresses The Streak

Opinion: Just because it’s not on television doesn’t mean it isn’t worth checking out. Some of these are much better as the people are allowed to think these things through and not go out there and say whatever comes to their mind in such a hurry. The top spot is great and there’s little shock that one of the best talkers of all time was able to top the list. It’s a shame that these are only from the last four years or so, as some of these from old times would be outstanding.

Which of these are your favorites? Did WWE get the #1 choice right? 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, or check out his Amazon author page with 27 wrestling books. His latest book is the NXT: The Full Sail Years Volume III: From Dallas To New Orleans.

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