ECW (2006-2010)

2008

12/30/07; Richmond, VA; Coliseum
1/1/08 - featured an opening in-ring promo by Armando Estrada in which he introduced Chavo Guerrero Jr., who cut a promo on being out with an injury at the hands of Rey Mysterio Jr. and having to sit at home and watch the rise of ECW World Champion CM Punk; moments later, Punk appeared with the two arguing until Estrada said Guerrero would have to earn his title shot by defeating Punk in a non-title match later in the show; included an ad for 'Raw's Greatest Hits: The Music' and 'The Best of Raw 15th Anniversary' DVD; featured the announcement that Shannon Moore & Jimmy Wang Yang would face WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions John Morrison & Mike Mizanin in a 15-minute Ironman match the following week:
Kelly Kelly, Jimmy Wang Yang, & Shannon Moore defeated Layla, WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions John Morrison & Mike Mizanin at 6:06 when Yang pinned Mizanin with a moonsault off the top
Big Daddy V (w/ Matt Striker) pinned Colin Delany at 1:35 with a Samoan Drop and elbow drop; prior to the bout, Tazz conducted an in-ring interview with Delany regarding his match with Shelton Benjamin two weeks before and his New Year's resolution to become a WWE superstar in 2008
Shelton Benjamin pinned James Curtis with a modified facebuster at 4:18; prior to the bout, a pre-taped promo of Benjamin aired in which he said his New Year's resolution was to become the gold standard of ECW
ECW World Champion CM Punk defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr. via count-out in a non-title match at 15:42 when Punk slid back in the ring after fighting with Guerrero on the floor; pre-match stipulations stated Guerrero would earn a title shot if he won; during the bout, a crawl at the bottom of the screen advertised an uninterrupted version of the telecast would be shown the following day at 4 p.m. on WWE.com

1/8/08; Wilkes Barre, PA; Wachovia Arena
1/8/08 - featured a vignette promoting the debut of Kofi Kingston; included Lena hosting a dance off between Kelly Kelly and Layla in which she herself became a participant, named herself the winner, and walked off; featured an ad for WWE HD, starting in 2 weeks on Raw; included a backstage promo by Shelton Benjamin in which he cut a promo on his participation in the upcoming Royal Rumble match:
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions John Morrison & Mike Mizanin fought Jimmy Wang Yang & Shannon Moore to a draw in a 15-minute Ironman match at 15:03; fall #1: Morrison pinned Yang with a roll up at 3:42 after Yang knocked Mizanin off the apron; fall #2: Yang pinned Morrison with a moonsault off the top at 8:44; the time limit expired as Yang had Mizanin covered following the moonsault off the top; Yang appeared to injure his leg hitting the move as the leg was the only part that connected with Mizanin
Mark Henry pinned Colin Delany with the powerslam at 1:08; prior to the bout, Tazz conducted an in-ring interview with Delany - his ribs taped after the previous week's match against Big Daddy V - about his injuries; during the segment, Tazz said Delany wouldn't have to face an ECW wrestler but would be facing a Smackdown! wrestler instead; after the match, it was announced Henry & Matt Striker would face the Undertaker in a handicap match Friday on Smackdown!
ECW World Champion CM Punk defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr. via disqualification in a non-title match at 14:42 when the referee caught Chavo attempting to use the title belt as a weapon; during the bout, a crawl at the bottom of the screen advertised an uninterrupted version of the episode airing the following day at 4 p.m. on WWE.com; after the match, Punk dropped Guerrero with the Go To Sleep; pre-match stipulations stated Guerrero would earn a title shot if he won the bout

1/15/08; Birmingham, AL; BJCC
1/15/08 - featured an opening segment of The Cutting Edge in which World Heavyweight Champion Edge cut a promo on defending against Rey Mysterio Jr. at the Royal Rumble before introducing his guest, ECW World Champion CM Punk; Edge then said he had been watching Punk's career closely but questioned who he had really beaten since winning the ECW title; Punk eventually said he would accept if Chavo Guerrero Jr., who he had beaten via count-out and disqualification in recent weeks, wanted a third bout and that he could beat Edge as well; as the two began to argue, Chavo appeared and accepted Punk's offer for a match later in the show; Edge and Chavo then double teamed Punk and took turns throwing him shoulder-first into the ringpost; featured an ad for the Armageddon 07 DVD; included footage of Edge leaving the arena before the opening bout; featured a vignette promoting the debut of Kofi Kingston; included an in-ring promo by Kelly Kelly in which she mentioned a best body contest the next week between herself, Layla, and Lena to celebrate ECW's first week in HD; featured a backstage segment with Punk and Armando Estrada in which Punk said he would be healthy enough to compete as scheduled later in the show; included the announcement WWE World Champion Randy Orton spent the night at a medical facility after sustaining a 30-foot Swanton from WWE IC Champion Jeff Hardy the previous night; featured an ad for WWE HD starting Monday on Raw:
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions John Morrison & Mike Mizanin defeated Robbie & Rory McAllister in a non-title match at 2:58 when Mizanin pinned Robbie with the Reality Check
Kane pinned Colin Delany with the chokeslam at 1:00; prior to the bout, Tazz conducted an in-ring interview with Delany - heavily bandaged - regarding his recent beatings and losses and then said Delany would be facing a former WWE champion
Shelton Benjamin pinned Nunzio with the jumping facebuster at 3:06; prior to the bout, it was confirmed - following Benjamin's comments the week before - that Benjamin would be part of the 30-man Royal Rumble match; after the match, Benjamin grabbed the mic, yelled "Ain't no stopping me now!" and again hit the facebuster on Nunzio
Chavo Guerrero Jr. defeated ECW World Champion CM Punk via count-out in a non-title match at 11:19 after World Heavyweight Champion Edge - who did guest commentary for the match - hit Punk in the back of the head with the title belt behind the referee's back; pre-match stipulations stated if Chavo won then he would earn a title shot

1/22/08; Charlottesville, VA; John Paul Jones Arena
1/22/08 - the first episode to air in HD; the debut of a new stage; featured a backstage segment with World Heavyweight Champion Edge, Vickie Guerrero, and Chavo Guerrero Jr. regarding Chavo's ECW World Title shot later in the show; included a video package highlighting the history of the Royal Rumble and various statistics regarding the match's history:
Shelton Benjamin won a 5-man battle royal at 3:07 by last eliminating Kane; order of elimination: Tommy Dreamer by Kane via a choke throw (1:04); WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Mike Mizanin by Kane (3:00); WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion John Morrison by Kane (3:02); Kane by Benjamin via a headscissors; prior to the bout, it was announced Dreamer would be part of the 30-man Royal Rumble; after the match, Benjamin grabbed the mic and yelled "Ain't no stopping me now!"
Kelly Kelly defeated Lena and Layla in a dance contest; Jonathan Coachman was the MC for the event; after the contest, Lena and Layla threw Kelly down by the hair and left ringside
Kofi Kingston pinned David Owens at 2:36 with a spinning enzuiguri (Kingston's TV debut)
The Great Khali (w/ Runjin Singh) defeated Colin Delany via KO at the 38-second mark after applying the head vice; prior to the bout, Tazz conducted an in-ring interview with Delany - his shoulder, elbow, and waist heavily bandaged - about his recent beatings
Chavo Guerrero Jr. pinned ECW World Champion CM Punk to win the title in a No DQ match at 6:27 after World Heavyweight Champion Edge, who did guest commentary for the bout, hit the spear on Punk after Chavo sustained the Go To Sleep; the No DQ stipulation was not announced until during the ring introductions; after the match, Vickie Guerrero, Zack Ryder, and Curt Hawkins appeared to celebrate along with Edge and Chavo

1/29/08; Reading, PA; Sovereign Center
1/29/08 - featured an ad for 'The Legacy of Stone Cold Steve Austin,' available Feb. 12; included a closing in-ring celebration of Chavo Guerrero Jr.'s ECW World Title victory the previous week, introduced by Armando Estrada; moments later, pre-taped footage was shown of World Heavyweight Champion Edge congratulating Chavo - as Vickie Guerrero recovered from the injury she sustained at the Royal Rumble - and introducing a Chavo tribute video; Chavo then cut an in-ring promo on his title win and then celebrated as a mariachi band played and balloons fell from the rafters; moments later, one of the band members hit a guitar over Chavo's head and revealed himself as CM Punk as the show came to a close:
Kane defeated Shelton Benjamin via count-out at 6:38 when Benjamin left the ring after sustaining a boot to the face
Victoria pinned Kelly Kelly with the Widow's Peak at 2:49; mid-way through the bout, Layla and Lena appeared ringside; after the match, Layla and Lena assaulted Kelly and left ringside with Victoria
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions John Morrison & Mike Mizanin defeated Colin Delany in a handicap match at 2:11 when Morrison made the cover with one finger after Mizanin hit the Reality Check and Morrison followed with the corkscrew neckbreaker; prior to the bout, Tazz conducted an in-ring interview with Delany - his head, shoulders, ribs, and arms heavily bandaged - and recapped Delaney's beatings over the previous five weeks before telling Delaney he would have to face two men; after the match, Morrison & Mizanin continued to attack Delaney until Tommy Dreamer appeared
CM Punk pinned Elijah Burke at 3:30 with the Go To Sleep
Kofi Kingston pinned Rob Echoes with a spin kick to the head at 1:55; during the bout, a crawl at the bottom of the screen advertised an uninterrupted version of the show to air the following day on WWE.com at 4 p.m.

2/5/08; Corpus Christi, TX; Amerian Bank Center
2/5/08 - featured an opening in-ring promo by CM Punk in which he said he was using his rematch clause for an immediate title shot against ECW World Champion Chavo Guerrero Jr., with Chavo then appearing and telling Punk he could get a rematch but it would be at No Way Out; Chavo then introduced Armando Estrada - outside the arena - who said Punk would face Chavo later in the show in a Gulf of Mexico Extreme Rules match where the winner would be the man to throw his opponent into the Gulf of Mexico beside the venue; included the announcement John Cena would face Mark Henry and WWE IC Champion Jeff Hardy would face Shawn Michaels the following week on Raw; featured the announcement Kane would face Shelton Benjamin later in the week on Smackdown!; included a WrestleMania 24 hype package to the tune of the Red Hot Chili Peppers' 'Snow (Hey Oh);' featured footage of Joey Styles conducting an interview with Stevie Richards regarding his recent neck surgury; Richards said the initial injury happened in May 1997 in Buffalo, NY when Terry Funk dropped a guardrail across his neck; as a result of the injury, Richards' vocal chords were paralyzed and he had to have a vocal chord implant; Richards said he went through a total of nine surguries and said he would make his return to the ring the following week; included an ad for 'The Legacy of Stone Cold Steve Austin':
Victoria & Layla (w/ Lena) defeated Kelly Kelly & Michelle McCool at 2:41 when Victoria pinned Kelly with the Widow's Peak after Lena tripped Kelly from the floor; prior to the bout, it was announced McCool would be ringside when Chuck Palumbo faces Jamie Noble later in the week on Smackdown!
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion John Morrison (w/ WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Mike Mizanin) pinned Tommy Dreamer (w/ Colin Delaney, heavily bandaged) at 4:19 with the corkscrew neckbreaker after Dreamer knocked Mizanin down on the floor with a baseball slide after Mizanin kicked Delaney
Kofi Kingston pinned James Curtis with the spin kick to the face at 3:18
CM Punk defeated ECW World Champion Chavo Guerrero Jr. in a non-title Gulf of Mexico Extreme Rules match at 11:32 following a Go To Sleep which knocked Guerrero into the water; pre-match stipulations stated the winner would be the man to send his opponent into the Gulf of Mexico outside the venue

2/08; Houston, TX; Toyota Center
2/12/07 - featured footage from after the previous week's show of ECW World Champion Chavo Guerrero Jr. being pulled out of the Gulf of Mexico by scuba divers; included an opening in-ring promo by Guerrero in which he said he suffered a sinus infection as a result of last week's match with CM Punk but was a fighting champion and would defend the title against Punk later in the show, in addition to their bout at No Way Out; moments later, Armando Estrada appeared and said Punk would be facing Mark Henry instead; featured a WrestleMania hype package to the tune of Rev Theory's "Light It Up;"; included a Henry vignette to promote his match later in the show against Punk; featured an ad for 'The Legacy of Stone Cold Steve Austin;':
Stevie Richards pinned Rory Fox with the Stevie-T at 2:21; prior to the bout, footage was shown from the previous week's sit-down interview with Richards (Richards' return after a several-month absence)
Kelly Kelly pinned Layla (w/ Lena) with a Rocker Dropper at 3:58
Kofi Kingston pinned Mike Knox at 3:49 with a spin kick to the face
Tommy Dreamer (w/ Colin Delany) pinned WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion John Morrison (w/ WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Mike Mizanin) at 3:37 after reversing the corkscrew neckbreaker into the DDT; after the bout, Morrison & Mizanin knocked Dreamer to the floor and double teamed Delany
CM Punk defeated Mark Henry via disqualification at 2:20 when Henry refused to stop choking Punk on the ropes; during the bout, a crawl at the bottom of the screen advertised an online airing of the show would be on WWE.com the following day at 4 p.m.; after the match, Punk knocked Henry to the floor and fought off ECW World Champion Chavo Guerrero Jr. - who was at ringside for the duration of the match - before eventually dropping him with the Go To Sleep as the show came to a close

2/19/08; San Diego, CA; Sports Arena
2/19/08 - featured Tazz conducting an opening in-ring interview with Ric Flair regarding his being named as the first ever active wrestler to be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame; moments later, Elijah Burke interfered, followed soon thereafter by Shelton Benjamin who praised Flair before claiming his time was over; Flair then said all the titles both men would win during their careers would never match his 16 world titles, with the two then attacking Flair before CM Punk made the save; included a backstage segment with Burke, Benjamin, and Armando Estrada in which Estrada announced they would face Flair & Punk later in the show; featured an ad for 'The Legacy of Stone Cold Steve Austin,' in which it was announced the best-selling DVD in WWE history; included a WrestleMania 24 hype video to the tune of Rev Theory's "Light It Up;" featured the announcement Hornswoggle was in and out of consciousness and had suffered a concussion as a result of the assault he sustained Monday on Raw; included a backstage promo by Kelly Kelly regarding Maria posing for Playboy, followed by the announcement that footage of Maria's Playboy photo shoot would air the following Monday on Raw; featured an ad for extra WrestleMania tickets being available:
Kofi Kingston pinned Jason Riggs at 2:31 with the spin kick to the face; after the bout, Joey Styles conducted an in-ring interview with Kingston
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Mike Mizanin pinned Colin Delaney (heavily bandaged w/ Tommy Dreamer) with the Reality Check at 2:30; WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion John Morrison was in Mizanin's corner for the match but was ejected late in the bout for interfering; after the match, Dreamer attempted to make the save for Delaney but was double teamed, with Delaney then being double teamed as well
Stevie Richards pinned James Curtis with the Stevie-T at 2:03; prior to the bout, footage of Richards' sit-down interview two weeks earlier was shown
Ric Flair & CM Punk defeated Elijah Burke & Shelton Benjamin at 10:15 when Burke submitted to Flair's figure-4 after Flair avoided the Elijah Express

2/26/08; Tucson, AZ; Convention Center
2/26/08- featured a video package on Maria's Playboy photo shoot; included a WrestleMania 24 hype video to the tune of Rev Theory's "Light It Up;" featured a backstage segment in which Tommy Dreamer gave a pep talk to Colin Delaney; included an anti-steroid public service announcement starring John Cena; several members of the Chicago White Sox were shown in attendance; included footage from the previous day of the WrestleMania press conference at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, with appearances from Cena, Orton, Triple H, Maria, Candice Michelle, Shane McMahon, Floyd Mayweather Jr., and the Big Show, during which Show and Mayweather came face to face; featured Lena conducting a backstage interview with WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions John Morrison & Mike Mizanin regarding a rumor they would have to defend their titles the following week against Tommy Dreamer & Colin Delany, as a result of Dreamer & Delany's win earlier in the show; included a WrestleMania beach commercial starring Batista:
Kofi Kingston & Kelly Kelly defeated Santino Marella & Layla at 3:55 when Kelly pinned Layla with a Rocker Dropper; prior to the bout, Marella mimicked Layla's stripper-like entrance into the ring
Stevie Richards pinned Mike Knox with the Stevie-T at 3:36
Tommy Dreamer & Colin Delaney defeated WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions John Morrison & Mike Mizanin in a non-title match at 5:13 when Dreamer pinned Mizanin with the DDT after Mizanin collided with Delaney on the ring apron
CM Punk defeated Shelton Benjamin and Elijah Burke at 11:29 by pinning Burke with the Go To Sleep after Benjamin hit Burke on the apron but was unable to break the count; after the match, ECW World Champion Chavo Guerrero Jr. - who did guest commentary for the bout - confronted Punk in the ring; pre-match stipulations stated the winner would earn a title shot against Guerrero the following week

3/4/08; Cleveland, OH; Quicken Loans Arena
3/4/08 - included a WrestleMania ad with Carlito Caribbean Cool and Maria in Florida, with Carlito trying to steal Maria from Santino Marella until he was attacked by a seagull; featured a WrestleMania 24 hype video to the tune of Rev Theory's "Light It Up;" included a backstage segment in which Kofi Kingston told Kelly Kelly she could be a Playboy cover girl just like Maria; moments later, Layla appeared and confronted Kelly, slapping her in the face before Kofi and a referee had to pull the two apart; featured the announcement Tommy Dreamer & Colin Delaney would face WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions John Morrison & Mike Mizanin the following week in an extreme rules match; included Lena conducting a backstage interview with CM Punk regarding his title shot later in the night against ECW World Champion Chavo Guerrero Jr.; featured an ad for 'Triple H: The King of Kings,' available March 25:
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions John Morrison & Mike Mizanin defeated Tommy Dreamer & Colin Delaney via disqualification at 4:22 when Delaney grabbed a steel chair and hit both champions with it after he was knocked off the apron
Shelton Benjamin pinned Stevie Richards with the jumping bulldog at 4:55; after the bout, Benjamin cut an in-ring promo on the upcoming Money in the Bank ladder match at WrestleMania (Benjamin's debut with new music)
Kane pinned James Curtis with the chokeslam at the 30-second mark; prior to the bout, Chuck Palumbo - Kane's opponent the coming Friday on Smackdown! - drove around ringside on a motorcycle
ECW World Champion Chavo Guerrero Jr. pinned CM Punk at 16:29 with the frog splash after causing Punk to crotch himself across the top rope

3/11/08; Chicago, IL; AllState Arena
3/11/08 - featured a WrestleMania ad with Carlito Caribbean Cool and Maria in Florida, with Carlito trying to steal Maria from Santino Marella until he was attacked by a seagull; included an ad for 'Triple H: King of Kings;' featured Lena conducting a backstage interview with CM Punk regarding his Money in the Bank qualifying match later in the show against Big Daddy V; included footage from the previous Thursday of Maria holding a Playboy singing at the Virgin Megastore in Times Square:
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions John Morrison & Mike Mizanin defeated Tommy Dreamer & Colin Delaney in an extreme rules match at 8:19 when Mizanin pinned Dreamer after the champions hit a double spinebuster on Dreamer through a table set up in the corner
The Great Khali pinned Stevie Richards at the 19-second mark with a double choke throw; prior to the bout, Armando Estrada cut an in-ring promo stating a 24-man battle royal would take place at WrestleMania, with the winner immediately facing ECW World Champion Chavo Guerrero Jr. for the title; Estrada then introduced Khali as one of the participants; after the match, Mike Knox appeared, attacked Richards, hit a legdrop off the top, and then a modified corkscrew DDT
Kofi Kingston pinned Deuce (w/ Domino & Cherry) with a spin kick to the head at 3:16
Festus (w/ Jesse) pinned Elijah Burke with a fireman's carry into a face-first slam at 2:49
Money in the Bank Qualifying Match: CM Punk defeated Big Daddy V (w/ Matt Striker) via count-out at 3:52 after Punk avoided a charge and Big Daddy fell out to the floor; after the match, Punk fought off an interfering Striker and dropped him with the Go To Sleep; Shelton Benjamin provided guest commentary for the bout (V's last appearance)

3/25/08; Fayetteville, NC; Crown Coliseum
3/25/08 - featured an ad promoting Saturday's Hall of Fame telecast on the USA Network; included a video package hyping the Big Show / Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight at WrestleMania with comments from Bert Sugar, Michael Buffer, Antonio Tarver, Ricky Hatton, and Evander Holyfield; featured a WrestleMania ad to the tune of Rev Theory's "Light it Up;" included a backstage segment with ECW World Champion Chavo Guerrero Jr., Colin Delaney, and Tommy Dreamer in which Chavo made fun of Dreamer losing the opening match, with Dreamer then challenging Chavo to a non-title match later in the show; featured a video package hyping the John Cena vs. Triple H vs. WWE World Champion Randy Orton match at WrestleMania; included the announcement that the 24-man battle royal at WrestleMania would be shown for free at WWE.com Sunday at 6:30 p.m.; featured the announcement that Gordon Solie would be inducted into the 2008 WWE Hall of Fame; included an ad for "Triple H: King of Kings;" featured footage of Mayweather in training for his fight with Show:
The Great Khali, WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Mike Mizanin, Chuck Palumbo, Matt Striker, Mark Henry, Snitsky, Lance Cade & Trevor Murdoch, Brian Kendrick, Deuce & Domino, & Elijah Burke defeated Kane, Tommy Dreamer, WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Hardcore Holly & Cody Rhodes, Kofi Kingston, Jesse & Festus, Jimmy Wang Yang & Shannon Moore, Jim Duggan, Val Venis, & Jamie Noble at 9:22 when Snitsky pinned Dreamer with a boot to the face; after the match, all the participants - who would be part of the 24-man battle royal at WrestleMania - faced off inside the ring
Shelton Benjamin pinned Carlito with a facebuster off the top at 11:04; prior to the bout, it was announced the Big Show and Floyd Mayweather Jr. would appear the following day on NBC's "The Today Show;" the Money in the Bank briefcase was hung above the ring during the contest; Benjamin was cheered in the match
Mike Knox & Layla defeated Stevie Richards & Kelly Kelly at 2:32 when Knox pinned Richards with a corkscrew DDT; prior to the bout, it was announced the WrestleMania 24 press conference would air live on WWE.com the following day at noon EST from the Hard Rock Cafe in New York City
ECW World Champion Chavo Guerrero Jr. pinned Tommy Dreamer in a non-title match with the frog splash at 3:01; the ring was surrounded by the 23 other men that would compete in the WrestleMania battle royal; after the contest, all the battle royal participants ganged up on the champion and brawled amongst themselves as the show went off the air

4/1/08; Miami, FL; American Airlines Arena
4/1/08 - featured an opening in-ring promo by ECW World Champion Kane regarding his battle royal and ECW World Title win at WrestleMania; moments later, CM Punk interrupted and alluded that he could, if he wanted, cash in his Money in the Bank title match immediately until Chavo Guerrero Jr. appeared at the entrance stage and said Kane beating him at WrestleMania was a fluke; after Punk made fun of the fact Chavo now held the record for the shortest WrestleMania match, Chavo said he would beat Kane in the rematch and that he spoke to Armando Estrada and Estrada ordered Punk & Kane to face Chavo & Shelton Benjamin later in the show; Benjamin then appeared and cut a promo on Punk; included highlights from the 2008 WWE Hall of Fame ceremony; featured an ad for WrestleMania 25 being held in Houston, Texas; included an ad for 'Triple H: The King of Kings':
Mike Knox pinned Stevie Richards with a corkscrew DDT at 3:54; prior to the bout, footage was shown from three weeks ago of Knox attacking Richards during a post-show backstage interview on WWE.com and of Richards attacking Knox backstage a week ago on WWE.com
The Big Show defeated Colin Delaney via submission with a Cobra Clutch at the 45-second mark; prior to the bout, Tazz conducted an in-ring interview with Delaney in which Delaney said he wanted to be in a match at WrestleMania 25 as a contracted wrestler; Armando Estrada then appeared and said Delaney had impressed him in recent weeks and he had earned a contract, only to say it was an April Fool's joke and that Delaney could only get a contract if he could beat Show
ECW World Champion Kane & CM Punk defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr. & Shelton Benjamin at 15:17 when Punk pinned Benjamin with a jump kick to the head and the Go To Sleep; during the bout, a crawl at the bottom of the screen advertised an online airing of the show would be on WWE.com the following day at 4 p.m.

4/8/08; Boston, MA; TD Banknorth Garden
4/8/08 - featured a backstage segment with Armando Estrada, Tommy Dreamer, and Colin Delaney in which Delaney again asked for a chance to earn a WWE contract, with Estrada then agreeing and forcing Delaney to face Dreamer for the contract; Estrada then told Dreamer that if he went easy on Delaney then he was fired and if he lost he was also fired; included an ad promoting the 3-hour Raw for April 21, during which Sen. Barak Obama and Sen. Hillary Clinton were invited to compete to settle their differences; featured an in-ring contract signing for the ECW World Champion Kane vs. Chavo Guerrero Jr. match for Backlash, with Chavo escorted to the ring by Zach Ryder & Curt Hawkins and Estrada overseeing the singing; after Kane signed, Chavo said he would have someone watching his back at Backlash, with an unknown man in a suit then coming out; as Kane fought off Chavo, Hawkins & Ryder, the man laid Kane out and hit Kane in the face with the title belt; moments later, the man, Hawkins & Ryder held Kane down on the contract singing table, allowing Chavo to hit a frog splash off the top through the table; included an ad for 'Triple H: King of Kings;' featured Layla confronting Eve and Kelly Kelly backstage in which Layla said there was only room for one Diva Search winner and if she saw Eve on ECW again then she would be sorry; included the announcement that Kane would bring World Heavyweight Champion the Undertaker to ECW the next week:
CM Punk pinned WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Mike Mizanin with the Go To Sleep at 14:30; WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion John Morrison provided guest commentary for the match until he was ejected at the 6-minute mark after distracting Punk from the ring apron
Elijah Burke pinned Nunzio at 2:47 with a clothesline / legsweep combo
Kofi Kingston pinned Domino with the spin kick to the face at 4:04; prior to the bout, Kingston cut an insert promo
Tommy Dreamer pinned Colin Delaney with the DDT at 4:38; pre-match stipulations stated Delaney would earn a WWE contract if he won but that Dreamer would be fired if he lost or if he went easy on Delaney; Armando Estrada sat ringside for the match; after the bout, Dreamer helped Delaney to his feet

4/22/08; Greensboro, NC; Coliseum
4/22/08 - featured clips of the pre-taped comments from Sen. Hillary Clinton, Sen. Barack Obama, and Sen. John McCain which aired on Raw; included a backstage segment with Kofi Kingston and Shelton Benjamin regarding their match later in the show and Kingston's undefeated streak; featured footage of the recent European tour stops in Belfast, Nottingham, Austria, Linz, Lisbon, La Caruna, Granada, and Manchester; included a closing segment of The Cutting Edge with guest ECW World Champion Kane in which Edge made mention of Kane's history in the WWE alongside World Heavyweight Champion the Undertaker, their shared history with Lita, and Kane injuring Edge the previous year and forcing him to forfeit the World Heavyweight Title; Edge, alongside Zach Ryder and Curt Hawkins, thanked Kane for the injury because it led to him falling in love with Vickie Guerrero and finding a new family, alongside Chavo Guerrero Jr. and Bam Neely; after Edge said his family would retake their titles at Backlash, Kane said he would lay out Chavo and Bam, Taker would do the same to Edge, Ryder, & Hawkins, and they would both take good care of Vickie; moments later, Kane was beaten down by Hawkins, Ryder, Guerrero, Edge, and Neeley; as the other men held Kane down, Chavo repeatedly hit Kane over the knee with a steel chair before leaving the ring:
Tommy Dreamer & Kelly Kelly defeated Mike Knox & Layla at 2:09 when Kelly pinned Layla with a Rocker Dropper; after the match, Knox dropped Dreamer with a corkscrew DDT
Jimmy Wang Yang (w/ Shannon Moore) pinned WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion John Morrison (w/ WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Mike Mizanin) at 2:59 with a moonsault off the top after avoiding Morrison's corkscrew splash off the top; Mizanin provided guest commentary for the match
Kofi Kingston pinned Shelton Benjamin at 3:56 with the spin kick to the face
Mark Henry pinned Nunzio with the powerslam at 1:21; during the bout, a crawl at the bottom of the screen mentioned an uninterrupted replay fo the show would air the following day at 4 p.m. on wwe.com

4/29/08; Atlantic City, NJ; Boardwalk Hall
4/29/08 - featured the announcement that WWE US Champion Matt Hardy, WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions John Morrison & Mike Mizanin, and World Heavyweight Champion the Undertaker would all defend their titles the coming Friday on Smackdown!; included an ad for "Twist of Fate: The Matt & Jeff Hardy Story" DVD; featured Mick Foley as a guest of Matt Striker's Classroom in which Striker made fun of Foley's appearance and then questioned Foley about his knowledge of technical wrestling moves since he was the newest color commentator for Smackdown!; moments later, Foley pulled out Mr. Socko and applied the Mandible Claw; Foley then tossed the sock to Mike Adamle at the commentary table; included the announcement that Colin Delaney would face Armando Estrada with an ECW contract on the line for Delaney and Tommy Dreamer would face Mike Knox in an extreme rules match the following week as part of ECW's 100th episode:
Kofi Kingston pinned Shelton Benjamin with the spin kick to the face at 3:43; prior to the match, Benjamin cut an in-ring promo claiming Kingston's win over him the previous week was a fluke
Mike Knox pinned Tommy Dreamer (w/ Colin Delaney) with the Roll of the Dice at 2:30
CM Punk defeated Chuck Palumbo via disqualification at 3:28 when Palumbo refused to stop punching Punk in the corner; after the match, the two men continued to brawl with Palumbo eventually gaining the upper hand with a clothesline
Chavo Guerrero Jr. & Bam Neely defeated ECW World Champion Kane in a non-title handicap match at 9:49 when Chavo scored the pin with the frog splash after Neely kicked Kane in his injured knee and followed with a boot to the face; prior to the contest, Mike Adamle's headset went out during Chavo & Neely's introduction; Adamle then got up and walked away from the commentary table but remained ringside; moments later, Tazz did the same, leaving no one on commentary for the match; during the bout, a crawl at the bottom of the screen advertised an uninterrupted version of the show airing the following day on WWE.com at 4 p.m.

5/6/08; London, Ontario; Labatt Centre
5/6/08 - 100th episode; featured an opening in-ring promo by Mike Adamle in which he apologized to the fans and Tazz for walking out during the previous week's main event; despite his experience with the NFL and the Olympics, he said he had no idea how hard his new job was and the wrestlers backstage were not shy about letting him know when he screwed up; included a clip of the Sandman attacking the Zombie on the first episode from 6/13/06; featured an in-ring segment of Extreme Expose with Kelly Kelly, with Layla eventually appearing and the two having an impromptu dance-off before brawling in the ring; moments later, officials broke up the fight; included a clip of the Rob Van Dam vs. Hardcore Holly match from 9/26/06; featured a clip of Roddy Piper shoving a birthday cake into Matt Striker's face from 6/26/07, followed by the Boogeyman attacking Striker; included Lena conducting a backstage interview with Chuck Palumbo regarding his attack on CM Punk the previous week; featured a backstage segment in which Colin Delaney was greated by several wrestlers who wished him good luck before his match, among them CM Punk, Jimmy Wang Yang, Jamie Noble, Shannon Moore, Michelle McCool, Eve, Nunzio, and Stevie Richards; included a clip of the New Breed vs. ECW Originals extreme rules match from 4/3/07; featured an ad for "Twist of Fate: The Matt & Jeff Hardy Story" DVD:
Mike Knox pinned Tommy Dreamer in an extreme rules match at 6:31 with the corkscrew DDT onto a steel chair after a low blow; Stevie Richards provided guest commentary for the match
Kofi Kingston pinned Matt Striker with the spin kick to the head at 1:08; after the match, Shelton Benjamin - who did guest commentary for the match - dropped Kingston with the jumping facebuster
Colin Delaney pinned Armando Estrada at 2:24 with a roll up after sliding into the ring; due to pre-match stipulations, Delaney earned an ECW contract; after the match, Delaney ran around the ring in celebration before being interviewed by Tazz at ringside, during which he thanked all the fans and Tommy Dreamer
ECW World Champion Kane & CM Punk defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr. & Bam Neely; WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions John Morrison & Mike Mizanin provided guest commentary for the match

5/13/08; Grand Rapids, MI; Van Andel Arena
5/13/08 - featured an opening backstage segment in which Armando Estrada offered Colin Delaney his ECW contract to sign, with Delaney then signing it; Estrada then said Delaney would face Mike Knox later in the show in Delaney's first match as an active member of the ECW roster; included Lena conducting a backstage interview with Shelton Benjamin regarding his rivalry with Kofi Kingston, with Benjamin saying he would beat Kingston; moments later, Kingston appeared, with the two men fighting until Kingston knocked Benjamin back against the wall; featured a video package to hype the Triple H / Randy Orton steel cage match at Judgment Day; included a video package on Delaney's effort to obtain an ECW contract; featured the announcement Kingston would face Benjamin the following week:
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Mike Mizanin pinned CM Punk with the Reality Check after avoiding the Go To Sleep at 5:40; Mizanin was led to the aisle by WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion John Morrison before the bout, with Mizanin sending Morrison backstage opting to go the match alone; prior to the bout, it was announced Punk & ECW World Champion Kane would face Mizanin & Morrison for the titles at Judgment Day; after the contest, Morrision congratulated Mizanin on the stage
Michelle McCool, Kelly Kelly, & Cherry defeated Victoria, Natalya, & Layla at 3:48 when Cherry pinned Victoria with a roll up after Victoria tried to knock McCool off the apron
Mike Knox pinned Colin Delaney with the corkscrew DDT at 1:00; after the bout, Armando Estrada appeared and said that while Delaney had his first match as an active member of the roster, Estrada announced he himself had become the newest member of the roster and called for an immediate match between he and Delaney
Armando Estrada pinned Colin Delaney with a reverse suplex at the 32-second mark
WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion John Morrison (w/ WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Mike Mizanin) pinned ECW World Champion Kane in a non-title match at 15:07 with a springboard kick off the middle rope after hitting Kane with one of the title belts; CM Punk appeared at the 7-minute mark to be in Kane's corner; after the contest, Morrison & Mizanin laid out Kane & Punk as the show came to a close

6/8/08; San Jose, CA; HP Pavilion
6/17/08 - featured WWE.com exclusive video of Layla dancing during the first commercial break; included an ad promoting the WWE draft the following Monday; featured an ad for "The Rock: The Most Electrifying Man in Sports Entertainment;" included a backstage segment with Teddy Long, Tiffany, Finlay, & Hornswoggle in which Finlay & Hornswoggle signed their contract to face WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions John Morrison & Mike Mizanin at Night of Champions; moments later, Mizanin appeared and protested the title match, with Finlay then knocking him onto a couch with the shellalagh; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read ECW is the highest rated show on the Sci-Fi Network among all key demographics:
Hornswoggle pinned Armando Estrada at 2:03 with the frog splash after Finlay interfered from underneath the ring; after the match, Tazz interviewed Finlay at ringside about what's under the ring
Evan Bourne pinned Matt Striker with a Shooting Star Press at 2:34; after the bout, Mike Knox attacked Bourne
Kofi Kingston defeated Mike Knox via disqualification at 2:54 when Shelton Benjamin interfered and brawled with Kingston; moments later, Benjamin accidentally kicked Knox in the face when Kingston moved; after Kingston left ringside, Knox argued with Benjamin over the miscommunication
CM Punk pinned WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion John Morrison with the Go To Sleep at 7:22; after the bout, WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champion Mike Mizanin appeared - covering his swollen face - announced Morrison as still one half of the tag team champions and said he and Morrison would remain the title holders after Night of Champions

6/24/08; Houston, TX; Toyota Center
6/24/08 - featured an ad for "The Rock: The Most Electrifying Man in Sports Entertainment;":
CM Punk & WWE US Champion Matt Hardy defeated WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions John Morrison & Mike Mizanin in a non-title match at 11:22 when Hardy pinned Morrison with the Twist of Fate moments after Hornswoggle distracted Mizanin from the floor; prior to the bout, Teddy Long cut an in-ring promo in which he said he wished Vince McMahon a speedy recovery from his accident the night before on Raw and then introduced Hardy as the newest member of the ECW roster
Kofi Kingston pinned Shelton Benjamin in an extreme rules match at 8:16 with the spin kick to the face after Benjamin hit a trashcan in the corner face-first
Mike Knox pinned Evan Bourne with the Knox Out at 3:42 after catching Bourne in mid-air and hitting a backbreaker
Mark Henry pinned ECW World Champion Kane in a non-title match at 3:26 with the powerslam; the Big Show provided guest commentary for the bout; during the bout, a crawl at the bottom of the screen stated news on the supplemental draft would be available on WWE.com the following day at noon

7/1/08; Tulsa, OK; Convention Center
7/1/08 - featured an opening in-ring promo by ECW World Champion Mark Henry regarding his title win over Kane and the Big Show; moments later, Tommy Dreamer, with Colin Delaney, interrupted, challenged Henry to a title match and then said Delaney represents the heart and soul of ECW; Dreamer then spoke of the history of the title and the sacrifices made to obtain it; Henry then said Dreamer would only get a title shot if Delaney could beat him later in the show; included a backstage segment with Dreamer and Delaney in which Delaney said he knew he didn't have to go through with the match but he wanted to as a way to give back to Dreamer for what he's done for him; featured a backstage segment with Teddy Long, Tiffany, and Atlas Ortiz with Long welcoming Atlas to ECW, during which Armando Estrada interrupted, complaining about his contract status; Long then ordered a match between Atlas and Estrada for later in the show; included an ad for "The Rock: The Most Electrifying Man in Sports Entertainment;" featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE broadcasts in 23 languages to more than 130 nations worldwide:
WWE US Champion Matt Hardy, Finlay, & Hornswoggle defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr. (w/ Bam Neely), WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions John Morrison & Mike Mizanin at 11:28 when Finlay pinned Guerrero with the Celtic Cross after Hornswoggle hit the frog splash
Atlas Ortiz pinned Armando Estrada with a backslide at 5:06 (Ortiz' debut)
ECW World Champion Mark Henry pinned Colin Delaney (w/ Tommy Dreamer) in a non-title match with the powerslam at 2:36; pre-match stipulations stated Dreamer would receive a title shot if Delaney won; after the bout, Dreamer checked on Delaney in the ring as Henry held the title belt in the air and left ringside

7/15/08; Charlotte, NC; Time Warner Cable Arena
7/15/08 - featured Tazz conducting an opening in-ring interview with ECW World Champion Mark Henry & Tony Atlas regarding the events of the previous week, with Atlas then prompting a fan from the crowd to try to bend a frying pan; after the fan failed, Atlas sent him back to his seat, with Henry then folding the pan into a taco shape; moments later, Tommy Dreamer appeared and said he had been working out and wanted a shot to try to bend the pan as well; after Dreamer failed, he hit Henry over the head with the weapon and left the ring; following the commercial break, Teddy Long had Dreamer ejected from the building as a result of his actions; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE video games have sold more than 39 million copies during the decade; featured a backstage segment in which Henry and Atlas confronted Colin Delaney, with Henry locking Delaney in a bearhug before throwing him:
Mike Knox pinned Shannon Moore at 2:28 with a Russian legsweep into a facebuster
Evan Bourne pinned Chavo Guerrero Jr. (w/ Bam Neely) with the Shooting Star Press at 3:04; prior to the bout, Bourne cut an insert promo on the match
Jeff & WWE US Champion Matt Hardy defeated WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Champions John Morrison & Mike Mizanin in a non-title match at around the 20-minute mark when Matt pinned Morrison after Jeff hit the Swanton behind the referee's back following Morrison hitting the Moonlight Drive on Matt and making the cover; during the bout, a crawl at the bottom of the screen advertised an uninterrupted version of the show airing the following day on WWE.com at 4 p.m. (the bout began during the commercial break)

7/22/08; Philadelphia, PA; Wachovia Center
7/22/08 - featured an opening in-ring promo by Teddy Long in which he unveiled the new design of the ECW World Title and then introduced Mark Henry to present it to; moments later, Henry and Tony Atlas appeared; Atlas then said it was a belt with prestigue and credibility that the fans in the home of the old ECW could be proud of; Atlas then brought out Colin Delaney, who shook both men's hands before cutting a promo on Tommy Dreamer to explain his actions at the Great American Bash; Long then said Delaney would face Dreamer immediately; Delaney initially seemed confident since he would have Henry & Atlas in his corner but they quickly left ringside; included a backstage segment with John Morrison & Mike Mizanin in which they complained over their WWE Smackdown! Tag Team Title loss at the Great American Bash before wishing each other luck in the night's main event; included comments from Jenny McCarthy regarding her upcoming appearance on Saturday Night's Main Event to promote Generation Rescue; featured a backstage segment with Finlay & Hornswoggle discussing the night's main event; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE outsells MLB, NFL, NBA, NHL, college sports, and NASCAR when it comes to sports DVD sales; featured a backstage segment with Ricky Ortiz and Tiffany in which Ortiz said he had catch phrases and t-shirt ideas he wanted to run by Long; Long then said he would have Ortiz in the ring the following week to see if Ortiz could make his record 2-0; included a vignette on Mike Knox; featured a backstage promo by Matt Hardy regarding his participation in the night's main event:
Tommy Dreamer pinned Colin Delaney with the DDT at 2:59
Evan Bourne pinned James Curtis with the Shooting Star Press at 4:35; after the bout, Bourne narrowly escaped the ring after Chavo Guerrero Jr., who did guest commentary for the match, and Bam Neely attempted to attack him
Matt Hardy defeated Finlay (w/ Hornswoggle), John Morrison, and Mike Mizanin at 16:39 by pinning Morrison with a kick to the mid-section and the Twist of Fate after catching Morrison as he attempted a springboard into the ring; pre-match stipulations stated the winner would earn an ECW World Title shot at Summer Slam; after the bout, ECW World Champion Mark Henry & Tony Atlas appeared at the entrance stage, with Henry holding the title belt in the air as the show came to a close

7/29/08; Hershey, PA; Giant Center
7/29/08 - featured Todd Grisham's debut as one half of the ECW commentary team, replacing Mike Adamle, alongside Tazz; included an opening in-ring promo by Matt Hardy regarding his upcoming match at Summer Slam against ECW World Champion Mark Henry; moments later, Henry & Tony Atlas appeared, with Atlas giving Henry a steel bar, which Henry bent into a u-shape; Hardy then said, unlike the bar, he fought back and would take the title at Summer Slam; included an ad promoting the line up for Saturday Night's Main Event; featured a backstage segment with Henry, Atlas, and Colin Delaney in which Delaney questioned why they left him the week before during his match with Tommy Dreamer; Atlas then said Delaney would have to do something impressive to be able to be in their group; Atlas then suggested Delaney face Hardy later in the show, with Henry & Atlas in Delaney's corner; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read the previous week's episode was the Sci-Fi Channel's most watched program; featured an ad for "Nature Boy Ric Flair: The Definitive Collection;" included comments from Jenny McCarthy, Ben Stiller, Jeff Foxworthy, Toby Keith, Piero Morgan, James Roday, Leah Remini, Rose McGowan, Virginia Madsen, Shannon Elizabeth, Charlie Sheen, Howie Mandel, Tim Allen, and Jim Carrey regarding McCarthy's upcoming involvement with Generation Rescue at Saturday Night's Main Event; featured a backstage segment in which Braden Walker said he would have Hardy's back when Hardy faced Delaney later in the show:
Ricky Ortiz defeated Chavo Guerrero Jr. (w/ Bam Neely) via disqualification at 4:14 when the referee caught Neely holding onto Guerrero's foot for leverage during a pin attempt; after the bout, Neely attacked Ortiz and hit a full nelson slam; Neely then held Ortiz down as Guerrero hit the frog splash; moments later, Evan Bourne made the save and knocked Guerrero and Neely down before leaving the ring
John Morrison & Mike Mizanin defeated Finlay & Hornswoggle at 11:59 when Morrison pinned Hornswoggle with a reversal into a face-first throw; prior to the bout, it was announced new episodes of "The Dirt Sheet" would start to air the coming Friday on WWE.com; after the contest, Mike Knox came out of the crowd and twice kicked Finlay in the face; following the commercial break, Lena conducted a backstage interview with Knox regarding his actions, with Knox claiming Finlay had become soft
Matt Hardy pinned Colin Delaney with the Twist of Fate at 2:58; after the bout, ECW World Champion Mark Henry & Tony Atlas, who watched the match from the entranceway, came to the ring with Henry gorilla press slamming Delaney to the floor; moments later, Henry and Hardy faced off, with Hardy saying he wasn't afraid; Henry & Atlas then left the ring, passing by Delaney's body, as the show came to a close

8/12/08; Norfolk, VA; Scope
8/12/08 - featured Lena conducting a backstage interview with John Morrison & Mike Mizanin regarding their match later in the show against ECW World Champion Mark Henry & Matt Hardy and Henry & Hardy appearing on The Dirt Sheet the previous week; included a backstage segment with Teddy Long, Tiffany, and Armando Estrada in which Long officially signed Estrada's ECW contract and then told him he would be wrestling Finlay later in the show; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read more people watched Raw the previous night than Monday Night Football; included a backstage segment with Long, Tiffany, and Ricky Ortiz in which Ortiz debuted a rally towel as his new piece of merchandise; featured a backstage segment with Hardy and Henry regarding their tag team match later in the show:
Tommy Dreamer pinned Colin Delaney in an extreme rules match with a DDT onto a STOP sign at 3:13 (Delaney's last appearance)
Evan Bourne pinned Bam Neely (w/ Chavo Guerrero Jr.) with the Shooting Star Press at 3:09
Finlay (w/ Hornswoggle) pinned Armando Estrada with the Celtic Cross at 5:28; during the bout, Mike Knox appeared on the stage to watch the match and made eye contact with Finlay when the contest was over; moments later, Finlay brought a young fan into the ring to celebrate the win
ECW World Champion Mark Henry (w/ Tony Atlas) & Matt Hardy defeated John Morrison & Mike Mizanin at 8:45 when Hardy pinned Morrison with a Side Effect from the middle turnbuckle; after the bout, Henry threw Mizanin to the floor; moments later, Henry celebrated with Hardy until he dropped Hardy with the powerslam

8/19/08; Moline, IL; iWireless Center
8/19/08 - featured an ad promoting the following week's Raw airing on the Sci-Fi Channel; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read that for the second straight week, more people watched Raw than Monday Night Football; featured an in-ring promo by Finlay, with Hornswoggle, in which he responded to Mike Knox' claims that he had lost his edge; after challenging Knox to appear, Knox came out on the stage and acted like he was going to take Finlay up on his challenge for a fight but eventually went to leave ringside; Finlay then said he gave Knox his chance and then slid out to the floor, where the two brawled in the aisle until the fight was broken up by Mike Rotundo, Dean Malenko, and referees; included the announcement that Rebecca Michaels sustained a fractured jaw as a result of the injury she sustained at Summer Slam by Chris Jericho; featured the announcement that Finlay would face Mike Knox the following week:
Chavo Guerrero Jr. (w/ Bam Neely), John Morrison & Mike Mizanin defeated Tommy Dreamer, Super Crazy, & Evan Bourne at 5:09 when Mizanin pinned Dreamer with a knee to the back and neckbreaker after Morrison tripped up Dreamer as he attempted to step back inside the ring
Ricky Ortiz pinned Gavin Spears (Shawn Spears) at 3:36 with the Big O splash; prior to the bout, Spears cut an insert promo on his debut in ECW (Spears' surprise debut)
ECW World Champion Mark Henry (w/ Tony Atlas) pinned Matt Hardy at 14:18 with the powerslam after raising his knees to block a moonsault; during the bout, a crawl at the bottom of the screen said an uninterrupted airing of the program would be shown on WWE.com the following day at 4 p.m. EST; during the final moments of the match, Hardy hit the Twist of Fate but Atlas pulled the challenger out of the ring, preventing the pinfall, without the referee seeing it (Summer Slam 08)

8/25/08; Wilkes Barre, PA; Wachovia Center
8/26/08 - included an opening segment in which Tiffany introduced Teddy Long on the entrance stage, in which Long said ECW would also have a Championship Scramble match at Unforgiven and that matches later in the show would determine who would qualify for the contest; featured a backstage segment in which ECW World Champion Mark Henry & Tony Atlas protested Long's Championship Scramble match; included a segment in which Josh Matthews interviewed Batista and Candice Michelle outside the Democratic Naitonal Convention in Denver, CO, with the two encouraging fans to register to vote as part of the Smackdown Your Vote campaign; during the segment, footage was shown of the two and WWE US Champion Shelton Benjamin meeting notable people at the convention, including Katie Couric and Anderson Cooper; prior to introducing the segment, Matt Striker gave a thumbs up when Todd Grisham mentioned the Republican Party and then an ugly face when Grisham mentioned the Democratic Party; featured an ad promoting Smackdown! moving to MyNetworkTV Oct. 3:
Championship Scramble Qualifying Match: Matt Hardy pinned John Morrison with the Twist of Fate at 12:25
Championship Scramble Qualifying Match: Mike Mizanin pinned Evan Bourne with the Reality Check after crotching Bourne on the top rope at 7:03
Championship Scramble Qualifying Match: Chavo Guerrero Jr. (w/ Bam Neely) pinned Tommy Dreamer with the frog splash at 3:38 after Dreamer collided with Neely on the apron and then dropped Dreamer throat-first across the top rope
Championship Scramble Qualifying Match: Finlay (w/ Hornswoggle) pinned Mike Knox at 12:19 by hitting him with a shillelagh behind the referee's back after the referee took away the first shillelagh Finlay attempted to use

8/26/08; Pittsburgh, PA; Mellon Arena
9/1/08 - featured an opening still image tribute to the passing of Killer Kowalski; included an opening in-ring segment of The Dirt Sheet, hosted by John Morrison & Mike Mizanin, in which they brought out ECW World Champion Mark Henry, with Tony Atlas; moments later, Chavo Guerrero Jr. was introduced, with Morrison & Mizanin's version of Chavo's theme song playing over the PA; Guerrero & Bam Neely then appeared, with Morrison & Mizanin claiming it was a mix up in the production truck; Morrison & Mizanin then claimed Finlay couldn't be at the show because he couldn't find a babysitter for Hornswoggle; they then turned to the big screen, where Morrison & Mizanin dressed as Finlay appeared and claimed to be Finlay's brothers who claimed Finlay was a loser and bed wetter; Finlay & Hornswoggle then came out, with Hornswoggle kicking the two hosts in the shin; Matt Hardy then appeared and ran down everyone else in the ring before turning to Henry, who said he would clear the ring if Hardy said the wrong thing; moments later, all the men began brawling until Tommy Dreamer and Evan Bourne made the save for Hardy, Finlay, and Hornswoggle; following the commercial break, Teddy Long, Barry Windham, and Mike Rotundo broke up the fight backstage and set up an eight man tag team match for later in the show; featured an ad for "The Life and Times of Mr. Perfect," available the following Tuesday; included footage from earlier in the day of Josh Matthews, Mickie James, and Ken Kennedy at the Republican National Convention in Minneapolis, MN, with footage of several notables in attendance; following the segment, Matt Striker told the fans to vote Republican; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read that WWE DVD releases in 2007 reached #1 on the Sports DVD charts 15 times, with the WrestleMania 23 DVD being the top selling of the year; :
Super Crazy pinned Gavin Spears with the moonsault at 4:15; prior to the bout, Spears cut an insert promo
Ricky Ortiz pinned Ryan Braddock with the Big O at 4:40
Matt Hardy, Tommy Dreamer, Finlay (w/ Hornswoggle), & Evan Bourne defeated ECW World Champion Mark Henry (w/ Tony Atlas), John Morrison, Mike Mizanin, & Chavo Guerrero Jr. (w/ Bam Neely) at 14:34 when Hardy pinned Henry with the Twist of Fate after Henry sustained Bourne's Shooting Star Press, a splash off the top by Dreamer, and a sit-down splash by Finlay

9/9/08; Milwaukee, WI; Bradley Center
9/9/08 - featured an opening in-ring promo by the new ECW World Champion Matt Hardy in which he thanked the fans for their years of support; moments later, Mark Henry & Tony Atlas appeared, with Henry challenging Hardy to a rematch; Henry then attacked Hardy, with Hardy eventually causing him to fall out to the floor and then hitting the Twist of Fate on Atlas; included an ad promoting CM Punk vs. World Heavyweight Champion Chris Jericho in a steel cage match the following week on Raw; featured a video package recapping the feud between Finlay and Mike Knox; included a backstage segment with Hardy, Finlay, Hornswoggle, and Ricky Ortiz in which Ortiz gave them one of his Ricky O rally towels for good luck in their upcoming match; featured an ad promoting WrestleMania 25 tickets going on sale Sept. 20:
John Morrison (w/ Mike Mizanin) pinned Evan Bourne at 14:52 with a springboard kick to the head, knocking him off the apron to the floor, after Bourne came off the top to knock an interfering Mizanin to the floor
Jack Swagger pinned Josh Daniels at 2:13 with a Blue Thunder Bomb (Swagger's debut)
ECW World Champion Matt Hardy & Finlay (w/ Hornswoggle) defeated Mark Henry (w/ Tony Atlas) & Mike Knox at 13:27 when Henry pinned Knox with the Twist of Fate after Finlay hit Henry with the shillelagh; during the bout, a crawl at the bottom of the screen said an uninterrupted airing of the program would be shown on WWE.com the following day at 4 p.m. EST

9/16/08; Nashville, TN; Sommet Center
9/16/08 - featured a backstage segment with Mark Henry and Tony Atlas in which Henry complained ECW World Champion Matt Hardy never beat him for the title; included still photos from the aftermath of Hurricane Ike, with a narration by Shawn Michaels on how to donate to the American Red Cross; featured an ad promoting WrestleMania airing on MyNetworkTV Oct. 2 and Smackdown! moving to the channel the following day:
ECW World Champion Matt Hardy pinned Mike Knox in a non-title match at 12:54 with the Twist of Fate; prior to the bout, it was announced Mark Henry would face Hardy at No Mercy
Evan Bourne (w/ Ricky Ortiz) pinned Mike Mizanin (w/ John Morrison) with a roll up and bridge at 5:28 after Mizanin became distracted by Ortiz knocking Morrison down outside the ring
Jack Swagger pinned Chase Stevens with a Blue Thunder Bomb at 1:48
Mark Henry (w/ Tony Atlas) pinned Finlay (w/ Hornswoggle) with the powerslam at 14:10 after throwing Finlay into the corner; during the bout, a crawl at the bottom of the screen said an uninterrupted airing of the program would be shown on WWE.com the following day at 4 p.m. EST

9/21/08; Columbus, OH; Nationwide Arena
9/23/08 - featured Jim Ross, subbing for Todd Grisham, & Matt Striker on commentary; included an opening in-ring promo by John Morrison & Mike Mizanin in which they argued over Mizanin's loss the previous week to Evan Bourne and complained they shouldn't be having to babysit "the freshmen" like Bourne and Ricky Ortiz; after they began making comments about Teddy Long's decision making, Long appeared and said the new superstar initiative had been successful; Morrison then brought up Braden Walker, who was fired after two matches; moments later, Mizanin then made a challenge for his team to face Bourne & Ortiz later in the night; Long then said they knew Bourne wasn't in the building, with Ortiz then coming out and accepting a challenge to face either Morrison or Mizanin; after Morrison and Mizanin both said they could beat anyone, Long ordered them to wrestle each other later in the show, with the winner then facing Ortiz; included a backstage segment with Long and Ortiz discussing Ortiz' match later in the show; moments later, Tiffany appeared and put Ortiz' rally towel around her neck; featured a WWE 24/7 Classics on Demand segment focusing on the 3/23/92 bout between Hulk Hogan & Roddy Piper and WWF World Champion Ric Flair & Sid Justice at Madison Square Garden; included a promo on the entrance stage by Mark Henry, with Tony Atlas, in which he argued that ECW World Champion Matt Hardy can't beat him that he would take the title back at No Mercy; featured an ad promoting WrestleMania 24 and Smackdown! airing on MyNetworkTV the following week; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE had produced 20 books that reached the New York Times Best-Seller list:
Finlay (w/ Hornswoggle) pinned Bam Neely at 2:31 after hitting him with the shillelagh behind the referee's back; during the bout, a crawl at the bottom of the screen advertised ECW moving to 9 p.m. the following Tuesday; after the bout, two young fans were brought in the ring to celebrate with Finlay & Hornswoggle
Maryse pinned WWE Divas Champion Michelle McCool in a non-title match at 3:29 with a DDT after throwing her off the top
Mike Knox pinned Chase Stevens with the spinning neckbreaker at 1:38; after the bout, Jack Swagger passed by Knox on the rampway and dropped Stevens with a gutwrench into a sit-down powerbomb; moments later, Tommy Dreamer ran out to make the save but, after being distracted by Knox, also sustained Swagger's powerbomb
John Morrison fought Mike Mizanin to a draw at 11:16 when neither man was able to meet the referee's standing 10-count after falling off the top; stipulations stated the winner would immediately face Ricky Ortiz; after the contest, Ortiz came out and laid out both wrestlers as the show came to a close

9/30/08; Green Bay, WI; Breslin Center
9/30/08 - the first episode to air at 9 p.m.; featured an opening in-ring segment in which Tiffany, with Teddy Long, introduced ECW World Champion Matt Hardy and Mark Henry, with Tony Atlas, with both men coming out and talking to the other about their upcoming match at No Mercy; moments later, John Morrison & Mike Mizanin came out and demanded a match against Ricky Ortiz & Evan Bourne after Ortiz interfered in their singles match the previous week; Long then made a match for later in the show pitting Hardy, Bourne, & Ortiz against Henry, Morrison, & Mizanin; included an ad promoting WrestleMania 24 airing Thursday on MyNetwork TV and Smackdown! premiering on the network Friday; featured a WrestleMania history video package, to promote WrestleMania 24 airing on MyNetworkTV, set to Saliva's "Ladies and Gentlemen":
Jack Swagger pinned Lenny Lane with the gutwrench powerbomb at 1:23; after the bout, Swagger hit a neckbreaker as Lane was positioned on the ropes; moments later, Tommy Dreamer ran out to clear Swagger from the ring
Tommy Dreamer pinned Mike Knox at 3:02 with the corkscrew neckbreaker after Dreamer struck the ringpost shoulder-first; after the bout, Jack Swagger returned to the ring and dropped Dreamer with the gutwrench powerbomb
Mark Henry (w/ Tony Atlas), John Morrison, & Mike Mizanin defeated ECW World Champion Matt Hardy, Evan Bourne, & Ricky Ortiz at 18:08 when Henry pinned Bourne with the powerslam after catching Bourne in mid-air

10/7/08; Spokane, WA; Arena
10/7/08 - featured a backstage segment with Tiffany, as a devil, and Teddy Long, as a vampire, with Jamie Noble then appearing and saying he was dressed as the best wrestler of all time, himself; Mark Henry and Tony Atlas then appeared with Henry demanding a match with ECW World Champion Matt Hardy; Noble then told Henry never to disrespect him, with Henry then challenging Noble to a match later in the show; Noble then told Long to make the match happen; included a vignette promoting the return of the Boogeyman; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read the previous week's ECW was seen by more viewers than those of ESPN, FX, Spike, the Discovery Channel, and TNT during the same timeslot:
Tommy Dreamer & Finlay (w/ Hornswoggle) defeated Mike Knox & Jack Swagger at 8:58 when Finlay pinned Knox after hitting him with the shillalagh as the referee was distracted by Hornswoggle in the ring
Mark Henry (w/ Tony Atlas) pinned Jamie Noble at 3:20 with the powerslam after catching Noble as he came off the top rope; after the bout, Henry hit the move twice more until ECW World Champion Matt Hardy made the save and dropped Atlas with the Twist of Fate; moments later, Henry dropped Hardy with the powerslam and followed with a splash
John Morrison & Mike Mizanin, WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Cody Rhodes & Ted Dibiase Jr. (w/ Manu) defeated CM Punk, Kofi Kingston, Evan Bourne, & Ricky Ortiz at 11:28 when Morrison pinned Punk with the Moonlight Drive after Dibiase dropped Punk neck-first across the top rope after Punk knocked Manu off the apron

10/14/08; Las Vegas, NV; Thomas & Mack Center
10/14/08 - featured an opening in-ring promo by Tony Atlas & Mark Henry in which Atlas claimed Henry deserved the ECW World Title; moments later, Teddy Long came out and said Henry would be one of the three men the fans could vote in as ECW World Champion Matt Hardy's opponent at Cyber Sunday; Long then said there would be qualifying matches later in the show to determine the other two candidates; included a vignette promoting the ECW return of the Boogeyman; featured a backstage segment with Long and Tiffany, dressed as a show girl, in which Long said she would surely win the costume contest at Cyber Sunday; Tiffany then showed Long an Elvis outfit he should try on; moments later, Jack Swagger appeared and said he should be one of the three who the fans should choose to face Hardy at Cyber Sunday; Tommy Dreamer then came in and asked for a title shot after Cyber Sunday, with Long taking it under advisement; Dreamer and Swagger then had words before Swagger left the office; included an ad promoting WrestleMania 25 tickets going on sale Nov. 8:
Evan Bourne pinned Chavo Guerrero Jr. with the Shooting Star Press at 12:44 after knocking Guerrero off the top with a hurricanrana; stipulations stated the winner would be one of three possibilities to face ECW World Champion Matt Hardy at Cyber Sunday; prior to the bout, Mark Henry & Tony Atlas were still in the ring from the opening promo; upon his entrance, Bourne extended his hand for Henry to shake but then pulled it away when Henry went to shake it; after the bout, Henry and Atlas returned ringside, with Henry assaulting Bourne before lifting up Bourne's hand to shake it
Finlay (w/ Hornswoggle) pinned John Morrison (w/ Mike Mizanin) at 15:55 after Cryme Tyme, who were hiding underneath the ring, passed Finlay his shillalagh behind the referee's back, who then hit Morrison with it; during the bout, the fans started a brief "Johnny Nitro" chant; late in the bout, both Mizanin and an interfering Mike Knox were pulled underneath the ring by Cryme Tyme; stipulations stated the winner would be one of three men to possibly face ECW World Champion Matt Hardy at Cyber Sunday; after the bout, Finlay hit both Shad & JTG with the weapon but he himself was attacked from behind on the stage by Mark Henry as the show came to a close

10/21/08; Laredo, TX; Entertainment Center
10/21/08 - featured an opening in-ring promo by ECW World Champion Matt Hardy regarding his title defense at Cyber Sunday in which he said the fans wouldn't vote for Mark Henry to be his challenger but he wanted to face Henry at the pay-per-view as payback for Henry's recent attack on him; moments later, Finlay and Hornsowggle appeared, with Finlay saying that if he was voted in then he would take Hardy's title; moments later, Evan Bourne appeared to argue why he should get the title shot instead, with Finlay then making jokes about Bourne's small stature; Mark Henry and Tony Atlas then appeared at the entrance way and said he would dominate Finlay and Bourne later in the show in their three-way contest and then take Hardy's title at Cyber Sunday; Hardy then said that whomever won the vote at Cyber Sunday would lose against him; included an ad promoting WrestleMania 25 tickets going on sale Nov. 8; featured Lena conducting a backstage interview with John Morrison & Mike Mizanin regarding possibly facing Cryme Tyme at Cyber Sunday, in which Mizanin said Sen. John McCain should have picked him as his running mate because he appealed to women voters more than Gov. Sarah Palin; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read more viewers watched ECW the previous week than any other show on ESPN, BET, Bravo, FX, the History Channel, VH1, or Spike TV; featured a vignette promoting the return of John Cena, with comments from Carl Edwards, Snoop Dogg, John Salley, Maria Menounos, Kelly Carlson, Rob Thomas, Sara Jean Underwood, Gabrielle Reece, Ben Stiller, Robert Patrick, Renny Harlin, Marc Ecko, the Jonas Brothers, Bobby Lee, Tony Hawk, Kasey Kahne, and Jerry Ferrara, and appearances by Regis Philbin, Shaggy, and Conan O'Brian, among others; included a backstage segment with Tiffany, Ricky Ortiz, Finlay, and Hornswoggle in which Hornswoggle knocked on Teddy Long's door for Trick or Treating, with Long then coming out dressed as Shaft:
Jack Swagger pinned Brett Badery with a gutwrench into a sit-down powerbomb at 1:11; after the bout, Todd Grisham conducting an in-ring interview with Swagger regarding his recent run-ins with Tommy Dreamer and eventually facing Dreamer in the ring, with Swagger then asking "Tommy who?" before leaving the ring
Shad Gaspard (w/ JTG) defeated Mike Mizanin (w/ John Morrison) via disqualification at 4:56 when Morrison kicked Shad in the back of the head after both Morrison and JTG interfered behind the referee's back
Evan Bourne defeated Finlay (w/ Hornswoggle) and Mark Henry (w/ Tony Atlas) at 13:53 when Bourne pinned Henry with the Shooting Star Press, moments after Finlay hit Henry with the shillelagh

10/28/08; San Diego, CA; Sports Arena
10/28/08 - included an opening still image tribute to the passing of SD Jones; featured an opening backstage segment in which Teddy Long, dressed as Ron Burgandy, promoed the night's card before finishing with "Stay classy, San Diego. I'm a moron;" Long then questioned who put the final line in the teleprompter, with Hornswoggle then appearing; included an ad promoting the following week's 800th episode of Raw; included a video package promoting the Survivor Series return of John Cena focusing on Cena's childhood and early years in wrestling, with comments from friends and members of Cena's family; featured footage from the previous week of Jack Swagger replying "Tommy who?" when asked about Tommy Dreamer; included Lena conducting a backstage interview with Dreamer regarding Dreamer's match later in the show against Swagger in which Dreamer said today was his 19th anniversary in wrestling; featured an ad promoting WrestleMania 25 tickets going on sale Nov. 8; included the announcement that Mike Mizanin would be part of Friday night's live Ghost Hunters episode on Sci-Fi; featured a closing in-ring segment of The Dirt Sheet with John Morrison & Mizanin in which they noted DX was formed in 1997, when they both were in high school, and then showed negative "political ads" focusing on both Shawn Michaels and WWE World Champion Triple H in which they made light of Michaels' mullet and claimed Triple H used a sledgehammer because he felt inadequate; moments later, two men dressed as Michaels and Triple H came out, with Morrison telling them that he wasn't into fart jokes; moments later, Morrison & Mizanin then laid out the two imposters before cutting a promo on facing DX Monday on Raw:
Mark Henry (w/ Tony Atlas), Chavo Guerrero, & Bam Neely defeated ECW World Champion Matt Hardy, Evan Bourne, & Finlay (w/ Hornsowggle) at 11:21 when Guerrero pinned Hardy with the Twist of Fate after knocking him off the top, moments after Henry dropped Hardy with the powerslam; during the bout, Bourne sustained torn ligaments in his ankle
Jack Swagger pinned Tommy Dreamer at 9:25 with the gutwrench into the sit-down powerbomb

11/4/08; Orlando, FL; Amway Arena
11/4/08 - featured a vignette promoting the ECW return of the Boogeyman; included a clock counting down until WrestleMania 25 tickets go on sale; featured Smackdown vs. Raw 2009 footage of WWE World Champion Triple H & Shawn Michaels wrestling John Morrison & Mike Mizanin; included footage of Evan Bourne sustaining an ankle injury the previous week and would be out at least four months; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read the previous week's episode gained more viewers than college football on ESPN2 by 150%; included an in-ring promo by Jack Swagger in which he said while Tommy Dreamer had been in ECW since the beginning but hadn't accomplished very much, brought up the Sandman's caning of Dreamer, and then trashed a replica of the old ECW World Title, which Dreamer held about 30 minutes; Swagger then took out a photo of Beaulah McGillicutty and brought up the fact she was Dreamer's wife and the mother of his children; Swagger then spoke to Beulah by saying she married a failure but she could still find a role model in Swagger; Dreamer then ran out and knocked Swagger to the floor with a cane shot; featured an ad promoting WrestleMania 25 tickets going on sale Saturday:
ECW World Champion Matt Hardy pinned Bam Neely in a non-title match at 5:16 with the Twist of Fate; after the bout, Finlay, with Hornswoggle, appeared and challenged Hardy to a title match; moments later, Mark Henry, with Tony Atlas, interrupted at the entrance stage and said the title shot should be his; Finlay and Hardy then made fun of the fact Henry only got four votes at Cyber Sunday; as Henry and Finlay almost came to blows, Teddy Long appeared and said Hardy would defend the title the following week against the winner of a Finlay vs. Henry match which would take place later in the night
Ricky Ortiz pinned Jon Davis with the Big O at 1:20
Finlay (w/ Hornswoggle) pinned Mark Henry (w/ Tony Atlas) at 14:55 after hitting him with the shillelagh as the referee was busy trying to get Hornswoggle out of the way after Henry failed a splash to both Finlay and Hornswoggle; stipulations stated the winner would receive an ECW World Title shot the following week

11/10/08; Manchester, England; Evening News Arena
11/11/08 - featured an opening video montage in honor of Veterans Day; included Todd Grisham conducting an interview from the broadcast table with ECW World Champion Matt Hardy, backstage, regarding his title defense against Finlay later in the show; featured footage from Smackdown vs. Raw 2009 of Hardy facing Finlay; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE superstars had visited 200 military installations, bases, hospitals, aircraft carriers, and submarines in the past 5 years; featured a video package hyping Cena's return at Survivor Series and recapping his debut on Raw, with comments from WWE World Champion Triple H, Batista, John Bradshaw Layfield, Shawn Michaels, Maria, Jim Ross, Carl Edwards, Cena's father, brothers, and friends; included an ad for "The Legacy of Eddie Guerrero;" featured an ad promoting WrestleMania 25 tickets being on sale:
Jack Swagger, John Morrison & Mike Mizanin defeated Tommy Dreamer & Cryme Tyme at 10:11 when Morrison pinned Dreamer with the Moonlight Drive after avoiding the DDT
Mark Henry (w/ Tony Atlas) pinned Oliver Biney with the powerslam at 1:26; after the contest, Todd Grisham conducted an in-ring interview with Henry regarding who he thought would win the night's main event, with Henry then staring him down before leaving the ring
ECW World Champion Matt Hardy pinned Finlay (w/ Hornswoggle) with the Twist of Fate at 20:04; mid-way through the match, Hornswoggle was knocked off the apron and appeared to have injured his ankle but remained ringside; after the bout, the two shook hands and hugged

11/17/08; Atlanta, GA; Philips Arena
11/18/08 - featured an opening in-ring promo by John Morrison & Mike Mizanin in which they discussed their three tag team partners at the Survivor Series - John Bradshaw Layfield, Kane, & MVP - before insulting their opponents the Great Khali, Rey Mysterio Jr., Cryme Tyme, & Shawn Michaels and saying they planned to use Michaels as a stepping stone; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE.com receives more monthly visits than NFL.com, UFC.com, Maxim.com, FHM.com, and NASCAR.com combined; featured a video package hyping John Cena's hometown return at the Survivor Series, set to Ryan Star's "This Could Be The Year," with comments from Cena's family, friends, Carl Edwards, Rey Mysterio Jr., WWE World Champion Triple H, and Marc Ecko; included a vignette promoting the ECW return of the Boogeyman; featured an ad promoting "Viva La Raza: The Legacy of Eddie Guerrero;" included a backstage segment with Ricky Ortiz and Tiffany in which Jack Swagger interrupted while looking for Teddy Long; as Ortiz and Swagger had words, Long walked with Swagger saying he wanted a rematch against Dreamer the following week; Long then said it would be an extreme rules match; featured an in-ring segment in which Matt Striker, using a chalkboard, analyzed the upcoming Survivor Series match pitting Batista, ECW World Champion Matt Hardy, R Truth, WWE Raw Tag Team Champions CM Punk & Kofi Kingston against Randy Orton, Mark Henry, WWE US Champion Shelton Benjamin, Cody Rhodes, & WWE IC Champion William Regal:
DJ Gabriel (w/ Alicia Fox) pinned Sal Rinauro at 1:42 following a European uppercut from the middle turnbuckle (Gabriel's debut)
Jack Swagger defeated Tommy Dreamer in an amateur challenge via disqualification at 3:44 when Dreamer kicked Swagger instead of mounting him; the match was scored on points, in which Swagger gained 8 to Dreamer's 4; late in the contest, Swagger took out his mouthpiece and took off his head gear to give Dreamer more of an advantage; after the bout, Dreamer took the mic and sarcastically apologized for breaking the rules
Mark Henry (w/ Tony Atlas), WWE IC Champion William Regal, & Cody Rhodes defeated ECW World Champion Matt Hardy, Finlay (w/ Hornswoggle), & WWE Raw Tag Team Champion Kofi Kingston at 12:28 when Henry pinned Kingston after catching him in mid-air as Kingston attempted a reverse crossbody from the middle turnbuckle and hitting the powerslam

11/24/08; Providence, RI; Dunkin Donuts Center
11/25/08 - featured a backstage promo by John Morrison & Mike Mizanin in which they said their new matching outfits made Survivor Series the greatest Survivor Series of all time; moments later, the Boogeyman appeared behind them and scared them off; included a backstage promo by ECW World Champion Matt Hardy regarding Jeff Hardy's situation at Survivor Series; moments later, Jack Swagger interrupted and said that now that he was done with Tommy Dreamer, he was going after Matt's title; featured a backstage segment in which Mark Henry & Tony Atlas cornered Hornswoggle, with Henry cutting a promo on what he would do to Finlay later in the show; included an ad promoting the Slammy Awards in two weeks; featured the same Shawn Michaels, Triple H, & Kelly Kelly backstage DX merchandise segment from Raw; included footage of Ricky Ortiz appearing on Sci-Fi's "The Chase," which would air immediately after ECW:
Jack Swagger pinned Tommy Dreamer in an extreme rules match at 13:39 following a gutwrench into a sit-down powerbomb through a table set up in the ring
DJ Gabriel (w/ Alicia Fox) pinned Jared Ganim with an uppercut from the middle turnbuckle at 2:47; after the bout, Tod Grisham conducted an in-ring interview with Alicia in which she said she took her business to Europe after the Edge and Vickie Guerrero situation over the summer and that's how she met DJ
Mark Henry (w/ Tony Atlas) fought Finlay (w/ Hornswoggle) to a no contest at 12:28 when Finlay attacked both Atlas and Henry in the aisle with the shillelagh as they attempted to take Hornswoggle backstage

12/1/08; Washington DC; Verizon Center
12/2/08 - featured a backstage segment with MVP, Teddy Long, and Tiffany in which Long made fun of the fact MVP hadn't attained his incentive package that Long himself put in his original contract; included an ad promoting the Slammy Awards the following Monday; featured an ad for the DVD release of "Behind Enemy Lines: Columbia," staring Ken Kennedy; included an in-ring promo by Finlay, with Hornswoggle, in which Finlay mentioned he came from a family of men and women in the wrestling business and then called out Mark Henry for what happened to Hornswoggle the week before; Henry, with Tony Atlas, then appeared with Henry saying Finlay and the shillelagh had cost him many big matches and that eventually he would leave Hornswoggle in a broken heap; Henry then suggested Finlay & Hornswoggle face Henry & Atlas in a tag team match; Finlay initially said no but changed his mind after Henry questioned whether or not Hornswoggle came from a fighting background; featured the same backstage segment with Triple & Shawn Michaels from Raw in which they plugged the Elimination Chamber playset, with Michaels losing it out of anxiety of having to put all 40 pieces together after only two hours sleep Christmas Eve; included an ad for "The History of the Intercontinental Championship":
Jack Swagger pinned Ricky Ortiz at 8:05 with the gutwrench into the sit-down powerbomb; prior to the bout, Swagger cut an in-ring promo asking Teddy Long to appear and officially name him the #1 contender to the ECW World Title after his win the previous week over Tommy Dreamer in an extreme rules match; after Teddy Long and Tiffany appeared, Tiffany argued that Ricky Ortiz should be the top contender instead since he too was undefeated; after Ortiz appeared, Long ordered them to face off immediately (Ortiz' first TV loss)
DJ Gabriel (w/ Alicia Fox) pinned Josh Daniels with the uppercut from the middle turnbuckle at 2:25
ECW World Champion Matt Hardy pinned MVP in a non-title match at 13:39 with the Twist of Fate

12/9/08; Bridgeport, CT; Harbor Yard Arena
12/9/08 - featured an opening in-ring promo by Tommy Dreamer, with Vladimir Kozlov appearing within seconds and dropping Dreamer with the headbutt to the chest; Kozlov then grabbed the mic and issued a challenge to ECW World Champion Matt Hardy; Kozlov then dropped Dreamer with a modified spinebuster and said that punishment was in Hardy's future; moments later, Jack Swagger appeared and hit Dreamer with the gutwrench into the powerbomb before then leaving the ring; included footage of John Morrison & Mike Mizanin winning the Tag Team of the Year Slammy on Raw; featured a "Did you know?" graphic which read the previous week's ECW was the most watched telecast on Sci-Fi for the 10th week in a row; included a backstage segment with Mark Henry and Tony Atlas in which Atlas was excited about putting on his old outfit until Henry talked down to him and reminded him to put his bag beside his locker; featured footage highlighting Shawn Michaels accepting the Match of the Year award the previous night for his WrestleMania match with Ric Flair, only for John Bradshaw Layfield to take the trophy; included the announcement that Kozlov would face Hardy at Armageddon, followed by backstage comments by Hardy in which he claimed Kozlov couldn't beat him; featured a backstage segment with Finlay & Hornswoggle preparing for their main event match; included footage of Chris Jericho winning the Superstar of the Year Slammy the previous night on Raw:
John Morrison & Mike Mizanin defeated Jimmy Wang Yang & Sho Funaki at 12:37 when Morrison pinned Yang with a springboard kick to the head; prior to the bout, Morrison & Mizanin came out with both the Slammy for Tag Team of the Year and Best WWE.com Exclusive
The Boogeyman pinned Scott Reid with the tree slam at the 56-second mark; after the contest, the Boogeyman ate a mouthful of worms and then spat them into Greed's mouth (Boogeyman's in-ring return after more than a year's absence)
Mark Henry & Tony Atlas defeated Finlay & Hornswoggle at 14:30 when Henry pinned Finlay with a splash and the powerslam (Atlas' in-ring return after a 17-year absence)

12/16/08; Baltimore, MD; 1st Mariner Arena
12/16/08 - featured an opening in-ring promo by ECW World Champion Matt Hardy regarding Jeff Hardy being the new WWE World Champion; moments later, Chavo Guerrero Jr. interrupted, claimed that Edge would regain the title from Jeff, and that Chavo would take Matt's title later in the night; Teddy Long then appeared, dressed as an elf, and said he spoke to both Vickie Guerrero and Matt about the match and said it wouldn't be later in the night - it would take place immediately; Long then made a joke about Vickie being fat before the match began; included ads for the following Saturday's "Tribute to the Troops" on NBC; featured the same backstage promo from Raw with Triple H & Shawn Michaels in which they advertised their DX holiday merchandise, including their sweatshirt and stuffed bears; included a backstage segment in which DJ Gabriel & Alicia Fox danced until Mark Henry, dressed as Santa Claus, and Tony Atlas, as Rudolph, scared them off and Henry cut a rhyme promo on seeking revenge on Finlay & Hornswoggle; featured a backstage segment with Tiffany, CM Punk, Kofi Kingston, & Ricky Ortiz in which Tiffany wished the three good luck in their main event; during the segment, Ortiz gave Tiffany one of his rally towels for Christmas; after Punk joked that Kingston wanted one too, Ortiz gave Kingston another; included an ad for "Behind Enemy Lines: Columbia":
ECW World Champion Matt Hardy pinned Chavo Guerrero Jr. at 9:52 with the Twist of Fate as the challenger attempted the Three Amigos
Finlay (w/ Hornswoggle) pinned Gavin Spears with the Celtic Cross at 3:58; prior to the bout, Hornswoggle stole Todd Grisham & Matt Striker's Slammy award from the commentary table; moments later, footage was shown of Finlay defeating Mark Henry at Armageddon
Jack Swagger, WWE Raw Tag Team Champions John Morrison & Mike Mizanin defeated CM Punk, Kofi Kingston, & Ricky Ortiz at 10:21 when Swagger pinned Ortiz with the gutwrench into the powerbomb after kicking Ortiz as he attempted a springboard into the match; prior to the bout, still photos were shown of Morrison & Mizanin beating Punk & Kingston for the titles Saturday in Hamilton, Ontario; during the bout, a crawl at the bottom of the screen read an uninterrupted version of the show would air at 4 p.m. EST the following day on WWE.com

12/23/08 - Year in Review; featured highlights of CM Punk losing the ECW World Title, winning the Money in the Bank at WrestleMania, and later the World Heavyweight Title; included highlights of Kane winning the WrestleMania battle royal and then the ECW World Title; featured highlights of Mark Henry winning the ECW World Title; included highlights of John Morrison & Mike Mizanin's in-ring accomplishments and hosting The Dirt Sheet; featured highlights of Morrison & Mizanin defeating Cryme Tyme at Cyber Sunday 08; included a vignette of ECW World Champion Matt Hardy; featured a vignette of Finlay & Hornswoggle; included a video package highlighting Hardy's return at WrestleMania, winning the WWE US Title, and winning the ECW World Title at Unforgiven 08; featured a vignette on Evan Bourne; included highlights of Hardy defeating Bourne at Cyber Sunday; featured highlights from the recent tour of Iraq, set to Needtobreathe's "Shine On;" included an ad for "Edge: A Decade of Decadence;" featured a look at the new faces of ECW - Kofi Kingston, Ricky Ortiz, Jack Swagger, and DJ Gabriel; included a look at Jeff Hardy winning the WWE World Title at Armageddon and post-show footage of ECW World Champion Matt Hardy congratulating Jeff in the aisle and ring; featured a closing music video recapping the events of the year set to Saliva's "Don't Question My Heart"

12/29/08; Manchester, NH; Verizon Wireless Arena
12/30/08 - featured an opening in-ring segment of The Dirt Sheet in which WWE Raw Tag Team Champions John Morrison & Mike Mizanin in which they said they had bought everyone in the building new cars, then said they were joking; the two then reviewed their accomplishments over the year; Mizanin then said he would give one of his hats to the Smithsonian and say "Bababooey" as many times as possible; Morrison then said he would get abs 11 and 12 to pop out and star in a kung fu movie; the two then argued after they both said they would win the 2009 Royal Rumble; Mizanin then said Evan Bourne resolves to move out of his mother's basement and Morrison said World Heavyweight Champion John Cena resolves to get some acting lessons; Mizanin then said Batista would wear a helmet to the ring so he would stop getting concussions; Morrison then said Triple H would get a family-size nasal douche; Mizanin then said Finlay would get tighty whiteys so his next kid doesn't come out a leprachaun; as the two continued to insult Finlay and Hornswoggle, the two came out to the ring; Finlay then gave Hornswoggle the mic, with Hornswoggle yelling and Finlay then hitting Morrison; Mizanin then attacked Finlay, with the champions double teaming Finlay until Hornswoggle went underneath the ring; moments later, the Boogeyman appeared from underneath the ring and, with Finlay, cleared the champions from ringside; included a "Did you know?" graphic which read WWE.com gets more monthly page views than CBS.com, ABC.com, FOX.com, and NBC.com; featured a vignette promoting the debut of Kizarny Friday on Smackdown!; included a look at the weapons used in "Behind Enemy Lines: Columbia;" featured a backstage segment with the Boogeyman and Hornswoggle in which Boogeyman sang before eating a worm
ECW World Champion Matt Hardy defeated Mark Henry (w/ Tony Atlas) via disqualification in a non-title match at 10:04 when Jack Swagger interfered and hit the gutwrench powerbomb on Hardy after Henry shoved off an attempt at the Twist of Fate; after the bout, Henry dropped Hardy with the powerslam
DJ Gabriel (w/ Alicia Fox) defeated Paul Burchill (w/ Katie Lea) at 5:30 with a double leg pickup into a roll up as Burchill had him in a headlock (the Burchills' ECW debut)
WWE Raw Tag Team Champions John Morrison & Mike Mizanin defeated Finlay (w/ Hornswoggle) & the Boogeyman in a No DQ match at 5:53 when Morrison pinned Finlay with a roll up after Finlay knocked Mizanin to the floor; after the bout, Boogeyman scared Morrison back into the ring where Finlay dropped him with the Celtic Cross

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