WWE Raw And Smackdown Producers, Backstage Info And More For 3/20-24

Raw Producers

- Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn segment: Michael Hayes

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- Austin Theory vs. Montez Ford: Abyss

- Mustafa Ali vs. Omos: Abyss

- Impaulsive TV: Shane Helms

- Johnny Gargano vs. Dominik Mysterio: Jamie Noble

- Rhea Ripley vs. Bayley: TJ Wilson

- Chad Gable vs. Ricochet: Adam Pearce

- Bianca Belair & Asuka vs. Chelsea Green & Piper Niven: Shawn Daivari

- Cody Rhodes & Roman Reigns promo: Michael Hayes

Backstage news

- Carmella was off the prior weekend's house shows as well. The plan had been to continue with she and Chelsea Green, but the decision was made over the weekend to replace her with Piper Niven. Nobody we spoke to had an update.

- This week's Raw was a complete sellout and the highest grossing Raw/SD in St. Louis history

- Bobby Lashley was not listed on this episode of Raw at all, but was backstage at the show. He worked Baron Corbin at a WWE live event this past weekend

- Shelton Benjamin vs. Charlie Dempsey was filmed for Main Event, as was Nathan Frazer vs. Bronson Reed.

- Both Main Event taping matches were produced by Molly Holly.

WWE Smackdown Producers

- Cody Rhodes vs. Ludwig Kaiser: Michael Hayes

- Charlotte Flair promo: Adam Pearce

- Rey Mysterio vs. LA Knight: Kenny Dykstra

- Lacey Evans & Xia Li vs. Natalya & Shotzi: Petey Williams

- IC Title Contract Signing: Jason Jordan

- Butch vs. GUNTHER: Jason Jordan

- KO Show: Michael Hayes

Backstage News

- Cody Rhodes, Street Profits vs. Bloodline dark match was produced by Jason Jordan. Kevin Owens & Sami Zayn were scheduled for it originally.

- Braun Strowman & Ricochet vs. Viking Raiders dark match was produced by Adam Pearce.

- Bray Wyatt was not at Smackdown Friday. He was in Tampa at home.

- Live events reports indicated that WWE Smackdown was the highest grossing non-PLE in the history of the Las Vegas market for WWE.

- Several WWE wrestlers and staff ended up going to the Taylor Swift concert in Las Vegas last night.

- Creative for Smackdown was done well ahead of time, and notes were sent to staff by about 3 PM Thursday.

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