The World Wrestling Federation's "Tuesday Night Titans", the WWF's second program to be broadcast nationwide on cable television was among professional wrestling's groudbreaking programs. Instead of presenting a traditional wrestling program, "TNT," as the show was commonly known, combined the sport of wrestling and entertainment (hence the term "sports-entertainment"). Adopting a talk-show format similar to NBC's "The Tonight Show," WWF wrestlers and their managers were interviewed by hosts McMahon and Hayes. Comedy skits featuring the WWF stars were a major part of the show examples included the Wild Samoans demonstrating the many ways to prepare raw fish; a "wedding" which evolved into a massive pie/food fight; Cowboy Bob Orton complains of an arm injury and goes to the doctor with Roddy Piper in tow; and the many spoofs of TV shows and movies. Other features were pre-taped promos, or vignettes, of the WWF stars; question-and-answer segments with members of the studio audience; ...
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