World Championship Wrestling

This was the main wrestling program for Crockett Promotions on WTBS. For most of 1985 and 1986 the show was taped on Saturday mornings at the TBS studios on Techwood Drive in Atlanta. It traditionally aired at 6:05 PM ET, but occasionally aired at other similar timeslots.

The program had it's origins back to the early 1970s when the NWA Georgia territory wrestling promotion began airing its Atlanta show on the broadcast channel WTCG channel 17. Georgia Championship Wrestling was a ratings juggernaut when WTCG became WTBS and went national as the nation's first "superstation" on cable television.

In 1982, the promotion changed the name of the program to World Championship Wrestling, and it kept that name until the end of the GCW era, then through the WWF era, and on into the Crockett era on TBS.

Show Info

Airs on: United States TBS (1984 - 1989)
Schedule: Saturdays at 18:05 (120 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Sports

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Episode 1989-07-08; Jul 8, 1989

Terry Funk appears on The Danger Zone. Ricky 'The Dragon' Steamboat issues a challenge to Lex Luger for the United States Championship.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1989-07-08: WCW CHAMP. WRESTLING 07-08-89Jul 8, 1989
1989-07-01: WCW CHAMP. WRESTLING 07-01-89Jul 1, 1989
1989-06-24: WCW CHAMP. WRESTLING 06-24-89Jun 24, 1989
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