First Episode of Monday Night Raw Airs

by Mark Long

Monday Night Raw First Episode - historyofwrestling.comThe World Wrestling Federation launched Monday Night Raw on the USA network. The show replaced Prime Time Wrestling which had run for the previous eight years. Raw was unique in that it was broadcast from arenas, often live, rather than in a studio. The first episode was broadcast from theĀ Grand Ballroom at the Manhattan Center in New York City.