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WWE Main Event is a professional wrestling television program for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) that currently airs exclusively on the International broadcast syndication, and Hulu Plus every Wednesday nights. It debuted on October 3, 2012. Episodes are uploaded to the WWE Network 18 days after airing. The show is currently a sub-show of the Raw brand, and focuses on a highlights from Raw this past Monday, and SmackDown LIVE this past Tuesday.

The show shares some similarities with WWE Superstars as being a tertiary program.

Show history

On June 25, 2012, WWE and ION Television announced an agreement to create a new weekly, one-hour prime time series entitled WWE Main Event that debuted in October 2012.

Production/presentation

The show is presented from all broadcast syndication and Hulu Plus, prior to the Raw taping, after the cancellation of Superstars on November 28, 2016. WWE commentators from SmackDown Live Byron Saxton, NXT's Percy Watson and Raw's Renee Young are the broadcast team, and Mike Rome is the ring announcer. It uses the same HD set and the all-white ring ropes as all other WWE programming (though for the month of October the middle rope is pink, to promote WWE and Susan G. Komen for the Cure's breast cancer awareness campaign). From October 3, 2012 to January 22, 2014, "Diamond Eyes (Boom-Lay Boom-Lay Boom)" by Shinedown served as the official theme for Main Event. Since January 29, 2014, "On My Own" by CFO$ now serves as the theme song.

Commentators

Commentators Dates
Michael Cole and John "Bradshaw" Layfield October 17, 2012
October 31, 2012
November 21, 2012 - November 28, 2012
February 6, 2013 - February 13, 2013
April 3, 2013 - May 8, 2013
November 4, 2014
December 23, 2014
April 14, 2015
Michael Cole and Brad Maddox January 16, 2013
Michael Cole and Jerry Lawler February 27, 2013
Michael Cole and The Miz October 3, 2012 - March 27, 2013
May 15, 2013 - May 22, 2013
Josh Mathews, The Miz and Ricardo Rodriguez May 29, 2013 - June 5, 2013
Josh Mathews and Wade Barrett June 12, 2013
Josh Mathews, The Miz and Cody Rhodes June 19, 2013
Josh Mathews and Cody Rhodes July 3, 2013
Josh Mathews and John "Bradshaw" Layfield July 31, 2013
Josh Mathews and Alex Riley August 28, 2013 - September 4, 2013
September 18, 2013 - October 9, 2013
November 6, 2013 - November 13, 2013
November 27, 2013
December 18, 2013
Josh Mathews and The Miz June 26, 2013 - September 11, 2013
October 16, 2013 - December 25, 2013
Tom Phillips and Alex Riley January 15, 2014
January 29, 2014 - February 5, 2014
Tom Phillips and The Miz January 1, 2014 - January 22, 2014
Tom Phillips and Byron Saxton February 12, 2014 - August 19, 2014
March 31, 2015
September 15, 2015
November 3, 2015 - December 15, 2015
November 29, 2016 - December 6, 2016
March 14, 2017 – April 4, 2017
Michael Cole and Byron Saxton August 19, 2014 - December 23, 2014
November 10, 2015
Michael Cole, John "Bradshaw" Layfield and Byron Saxton October 28, 2014
Tom Phillips and Renee Young December 9, 2014
Michael Cole, John "Bradshaw" Layfield and Booker T December 30, 2014 - January 6, 2015
Tom Phillips and John "Bradshaw" Layfield January 13, 2015 - March 24, 2015
Tom Phillips and Jerry Lawler January 27, 2015
May 3, 2016 - May 31, 2016
Rich Brennan and John "Bradshaw" Layfield April 7, 2015
April 21, 2015 - May 26, 2015
Rich Brennan, John "Bradshaw" Layfield and Jimmy Uso June 2, 2015 - June 16, 2015
Rich Brennan and Michael Cole July 21, 2015
Rich Brennan and Jerry Lawler June 23, 2015 - August 18, 2015
January 5, 2016 - April 26, 2016
Tom Phillips and Jimmy Uso August 25, 2015
Tom Phillips, Byron Saxton and Jimmy Uso September 1, 2015 - September 8, 2015
September 22, 2015 - October 27, 2015
Michael Cole, Byron Saxton and Jimmy Uso September 29, 2015
Corey Graves and Kyle Edwards December 8, 2015
Rich Brennan and Byron Saxton December 22, 2015 - December 29, 2015
Tom Phillips, Jerry Lawler and Dolph Ziggler May 24, 2016 – June 7, 2016
Tom Phillips and David Otunga June 14, 2016 – November 22, 2016
Tom Phillips, Aiden English and David Otunga October 18, 2016
Cathy Kelley November 22, 2016
December 13, 2016
Tom Phillips, Byron Saxton and Austin Aries December 20, 2016 – February 7, 2017
Tom Phillips, Byron Saxton and R-Truth February 14, 2017 – March 7, 2017
Tom Phillips and Corey Graves April 11, 2017 – May 19, 2017
Vic Joseph and Corey Graves May 26, 2017 – September 1, 2017
September 29, 2017
January 31, 2018
Vic Joseph and Nigel McGuinness September 8, 2017 – April 5, 2018
Vic Joseph, Nigel McGuinness and Percy Watson April 12, 2018
April 26, 2018 – January 2, 2019
Vic Joseph and Percy Watson April 19, 2018
Tom Phillips and Percy Watson June 21, 2018
January 16, 2019
Scott Stanford December 19, 2018 – December 26, 2018
January 9, 2019
Byron Saxton, Percy Watson and Renee Young January 23, 2019 – present

Ring announcers

Ring announcer Dates
Lilian Garcia October 3, 2012 – October 24, 2012
December 5, 2012 – February 6, 2013
May 29, 2013
October 9, 2013
November 27, 2013
January 1, 2014
March 18, 2014
April 15, 2014
May 27, 2014
March 24, 2015
November 3, 2015
Tony Chimel October 31, 2012 – November 28, 2012
December 26, 2012
February 13, 2013 - June 24, 2014
Eden July 1, 2014 - February 23, 2016
April 19, 2016
JoJo April 7, 2015 - May 26, 2015
June 30, 2015 - July 7, 2015
October 13, 2015
July 19, 2016
November 29, 2016 – January 17, 2017
March 28, 2017 – April 4, 2017
September 15, 2017
March 20, 2018
September 20, 2018 – December 12, 2018
January 2, 2019
Greg Hamilton March 1, 2016 – November 22, 2016
Mike Rome January 24, 2017 – March 21, 2017
April 11, 2017 – September 13, 2018
January 16, 2019 – present

External links

List of WWE Main Event results
2012 List of Main Event results
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2013 List of Main Event results
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2014 List of Main Event results
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2015 List of Main Event results
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2016 List of Main Event results
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2017 List of Main Event results
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2018 List of Main Event results

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2019 List of Main Event results
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Referees

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Pre-Show Panel

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NXT Trainers

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General Managers

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2019 Performance Center Recruits

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