Jun 17, 2018

SCG Radio #138 - The Monday Night War in October 1999

Join Liam O'Rourke, Karl Jones and Kieran O'Rourke for the latest in our Monday Night War Timeline series, this time covering October 1999! Talking every Raw, Nitro and PPV of the month with backstage notes from the Observer and Torch Newsletters of the time, we break down every major story, including the shocking defection of WWF lead writer Vince Russo to WCW, all the fallout and implications of Russo's first WCW television shows, IC Champion Jeff Jarrett makes the jump as well after a huge conflict with Jim Ross when his contract expires the day before No Mercy, "real life" politics used on air in storylines with Hulk Hogan laying down for Sting at Halloween Havoc, Ric Flair gets benched, Bret Hart and Chris Benoit do battle in the famed Owen Hart Tribute match, the Hardyz and Edge and Christian tear the house down in a landmark ladder match, the WWF continues to struggle with depth on the heel side, and both sides air some hideous angles. This, and all the facts, figures, ratings and gossip you know and love - check it out and let us know what you think!

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Jun 4, 2018

SCG Radio #137 - The Monday Night War in September 1999

SCG Radio returns this week to the Monday Night War Timeline, covering September 1999! Running down every Raw, Nitro and PPV of the month with backstage news notes from the Observer and Torch newsletters of the time, we tackle every major story, including the firing of Eric Bischoff as Executive Vice President, Vince McMahon returning from a six week retirement to become WWF World Champion, the shocking signing of Taz to the WWF, the heel turn of Sting, Shawn Michaels being sent home for pissing off the wrong guy, Triple H being booked shockingly poorly, illogical booking, nonsensical television and crazy backstage politics. As always, we have all the facts, figures and ratings to provide the ultimate insight on a fascinating period - check it out!

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