Some big names are returning to Saturday morning television: Haim Saban and a colorful cadre of professional wrestlers. The half-hour show, which debuts Aug. The initiative comes at a time when major broadcasters had all but waved the white flag on Saturday mornings. The networks lost their hold on children as the Public Broadcasting Service and cable outlets such as Nickelodeon, Disney Channel and Cartoon Network became dominant. But in recent years, media companies including Walt Disney Co. Discovery launched the Hub, a joint venture with Hasbro, nearly two years ago. Saban Brands approached WWE about doing the new show. Executives working for the media mogul noticed toys featuring WWE wrestlers were among the bestselling items in the toy aisle, where burly wrestlers do battle with figures from Power Rangers, Star Wars and Transformers.
Saturday Morning Slam 04-27-13
You see, I was able to find the entire show cut up in bits and pieces online. Some parts were decent enough in terms of resolution and audio quality while other parts were legitimately stuff someone had taped off their TV by pointing their phone at their television and recording a video. When last I took a look at this show I assumed that I was done reviewing it until the day finally came when the WWE Network uploaded the entire series since there were two episodes that I could not, for the life of me, find on YouTube or any sketchy YouTube-esque sites. Somehow a show that promises to stop hearts is okay to show to small children but images of random blows to the head are no go. As is always the case with Saturday Morning Slam, this episode begins with shots of the crowd as Voice Over Guy welcomes us and hyperbolically hypes up the matches will be getting this morning. Time to check out another slamming episode of Saturday Morning Slam.
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Before I get into the SMS report this morning, wanted to apologize for the report not going out as quickly as it usually does. This was due to, well, the entire Reynolds clan me, Mrs. Deal, RD Jr. It was a great time, even if I did wind up looking like this:. And besides, it was for a really good cause. I had to explain to Mrs.