Black Saturday Edition of World Championship Wrestling Airs

by Mark Long

Vince McMahon - historyofwrestling.comThe infamous “Black Saturday” edition of World Championship Wrestling airs on TBS, which, following Vince McMahon’s acquisition of the Georgia promotion’s traditional timeslot, featured WWF performers instead of the familiar NWA stars.  For numerous reasons, the WWF/TBS partnership did not work out, to say the least, and many point to “Black Saturday” as the first shot in a promotional war between W.W.E and the NWA/WCW that would last for the next seventeen years.