Eastern Championship Wrestling (1993–2000)
"ECW Hardcore TV" (original title)

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In the early 90's, Eastern Championship Wrestling, an independant wrestling federation run by Paul Heyman, seperated itself from the NWA (National Wrestling Alliance) and declared itself ... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
Bob Artese ...
 Himself (37 episodes, 1993)
Jim Molineaux ...
 Himself (37 episodes, 1993)
Tod Gordon ...
 Himself (34 episodes, 1993-1995)
Paul Heyman ...
 Paul E. Dangerously / ... (33 episodes, 1993)
Robin Hunt ...
 Hunter Q. Robbins, III / ... (33 episodes, 1993)
Jay Sulli ...
 Himself (33 episodes, 1993)
...
 Himself (32 episodes, 1993)
John Finegan ...
 Himself (32 episodes, 1993)
Jim Fullington ...
 The Sandman (31 episodes, 1993-1997)
Salvatore Bellomo ...
 'Wildman' Sal Bellomo / ... (31 episodes, 1993)
Tony Matteo ...
 Tony 'The Hitman' Stetson / ... (30 episodes, 1993)
'Superfly' Jimmy Snuka ...
 Himself (30 episodes, 1993)
Johnny Hotbody ...
 Himself / ... (29 episodes, 1993)
Chuck Williams ...
 The Rockin' Rebel (27 episodes, 1993)
John Smith ...
 Himself / ... (26 episodes, 1993)
Chris Michaels ...
 Sir Richard Michaels / ... (24 episodes, 1993)
Don Muraco ...
 Himself / ... (24 episodes, 1993)
Lori Fullington ...
 Miss Peaches / ... (22 episodes, 1993-1997)
Tommy Cairo ...
 Himself (22 episodes, 1993)
Rocky Musciano ...
 Timekeeper / ... (22 episodes, 1993)
Eddie Gilbert ...
 'Hotstuff' Eddie Gilbert (21 episodes, 1993)
Joey Styles ...
 Himself (20 episodes, 1993-2000)
A.J. Petrucci ...
 Super Destroyer #1 (20 episodes, 1993)
Doug Stahl ...
 Super Destroyer #2 (20 episodes, 1993)
Lex Artese ...
 Unnamed ring attendant / ... (18 episodes, 1993)
Kevin Lawler ...
 Kevin Christian / ... (18 episodes, 1993)
Sherri Martel ...
 Sensational Sherri Martel / ... (17 episodes, 1993)
Tigra ...
 Herself (17 episodes, 1993)
Joe Zanolle ...
 Himself (17 episodes, 1993)
Shane Douglas ...
 Himself (16 episodes, 1993-1997)
Doug Gilbert ...
 The Dark Patriot / ... (16 episodes, 1993)
Stephen C. Truitt ...
 Stevie Wonderful (16 episodes, 1993)
Larry Winters ...
 Himself / ... (16 episodes, 1993)
Peter Senerchia ...
 The Tazmaniac / ... (15 episodes, 1993-1997)
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In the early 90's, Eastern Championship Wrestling, an independant wrestling federation run by Paul Heyman, seperated itself from the NWA (National Wrestling Alliance) and declared itself Extreme Championship Wrestling, debuting on television as "ECW Hardcore TV." The weekly show featured excessively long and violent wrestling matches, and made stars out of such wrestlers as Taz, Rob Van Dam, Sabu, Tommy Dreamer, Raven, Francine, Justin Credible, The Dudley Boyz, The Sandman, Balls Mahoney and Rhino. Financial issues caused the federation and the TV show to go under in 2001. Written by Anonymous

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Steve Austin: You know, a couple of weeks ago, when Eric Bischoff told his secretary to tell her secretary to leave a message on my answering machine, for me to call Eric Bischoff, and then I called Eric Bischoff, and he proceeded to fire me over the phone, I thought a big cloud was lifted off the career of Steve Austin. Because gone were the days where I'd go up to someone and say "Hey, what about me and Sting? We got this big thing going. How 'bout the cage?" And someone says "No, baby, that's for somebody...
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Extreme Championship Wrestling!
28 October 2003 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

This ECW show on TNN was very good and very extreme but very different compared to the shows ECW had in the mid nighties. It always had great matches however. I loved it when New Jack would get his things like guitars, staple guns, and even sickles! It was really cool when the Baldies were on especially with Vic Grimes! If you can see the shows and get the videos do it because I recommend it!


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