WWE Bottom Line
Created byVince McMahon
Presented byScott Stanford
Country of originUnited States
No. of episodes1023 (as of December 30, 2021)
Production
Camera setupMulticamera setup
Running time60 minutes (including commercials)
Release
Original networkSyndicated
Picture formatNTSC
HDTV 1080i
Original releaseMay 24, 2002 (2002-05-24)[1] –
present (present)
Chronology
Related showsAfterburn
Experience
This Week
Vintage
Free For All

WWE Bottom Line is a syndicated television program which recaps the events which takes place on WWE's weekly flagship program, Raw. It replaced WWE's previous syndicated highlight show, WWF LiveWire. Its name is a reference to the same catchphrase used by WWE legend, Stone Cold Steve Austin.

The show was originally broadcast domestically in the United States from May 24, 2002 [1] to September 2005, when it was removed from domestic syndication. Following this, Bottom Line was and still is broadcast in international markets to fulfil programming commitments. It is broadcast in Italy on Dplay Plus, in Spain on GOL, in Philippines on Solar Sports. In South Africa WWE Bottom Line airs on eKasi+ on Tuesdays at 10.00pm with a repeat the following Friday afternoon at 1.30pm.

On February 16, 2008, Bottom Line celebrated its 300th episode, just as its sister show Afterburn did on the next morning. On the December 17, 2011, Bottom Line celebrated its 500th episode, airing the 2011 Slammy Award matches and awards presentation. On July 22, 2021, Bottom Line celebrated it's 1000th episode.

Hosts

Year(s) Hosts
2002–2003 Jonathan Coachman
2003–2005 Marc Lloyd
2005–2007 Todd Grisham
2007–2009 Jack Korpela
2009–2012 Scott Stanford
2012–2013 Renee Young and Tom Phillips
2013–2014 Scott Stanford
2014–2016 Kyle Edwards
2016 Cathy Kelley and Corey Graves
2016–2017 Cathy Kelley
2017–present Scott Stanford

Fill in guest hosts

Year(s) Hosts
2003–2007 Jonathan Coachman
2012 Matt Striker

Broadcast

WWE Bottom Line was broadcast in the United States from May 2002 to September 2005 when it was removed from syndication, however it still airs in international markets to fulfill programming commitments.

Country Network Time
Australia Foxtel On Demand
Bangladesh TEN Sports Tuesday, 1730 BST & 2300 BST and Wednesday, 800 BST
Bhutan TEN Sports Check Local Listings
Cyprus Alpha Television Wednesdays, 8 pm
France Sport+ Mondays, 6:00 pm and Wednesdays, 2:00 pm
Hungary TV6 Monday, 10 pm
Ireland Sky Sports 3 and Sky Sports HD3 Fridays, Midnight and Saturdays, Noon
Malaysia Astro SuperSport 4 Check Local Listings
Maldives TEN Sports Check Local Listings
Nepal TEN Sports Check Local Listings
Pakistan TEN Sports Tuesday, 1630 PST & 2200 PST Wednesday, 700 PST
Philippines ONE Sports Thursdays, 7:00pm.
South Africa Supersport Saturdays, 10am
Spain Gol Saturdays, 3pm
Sri Lanka TEN Sports Tuesday, 1700 IST & 2230 IST Wednesday, 730 IST
Thailand Truesports2 Tuesdays, 8:00 pm

See also

References

  1. ^ a b [1] Archived 2009-04-25 at the Wayback Machine "WWE Bottom Line (debuts in syndication on Friday and Saturday, May 24 and 25, check local listings)"