JR Blog: Double Raw Tapings, CM Punk, More On Hart/HBK DVD

Jim Ross has posted a new blog over at JRsBarBQ.com. Below are some highlights:

“It’s hell week for WWE TV personnel as they have their ‘doubleheader’ tonight and then two more, consecutive days of Smackdown tapings Tuesday and Wednesday. I’ve been a part of many of these marathon weeks and I can assure you that one really has to pay attention, take great notes and sleep when one can or announcing and continuity mistakes can easily occur. I hear that UFC TV production personnel are experiencing ‘burn out’ to some degree with all the TV’s that they have been doing lately, too.”

“The interview was real. The answers were real. They did not know the questions that I was going to ask ahead of time. Their reactions were real. I realize that because of the genre that there will be doubters but when one sees the finished product I think all concerns about realism and honesty will be alleviated. Plus, this project wasn’t solely about ‘Montreal’ even though the ’97 Survivor Series was throughly addressed.”

“I’m very curious to see what @cmpunk says tonight on Raw about his upcoming departure which seems as if it will occur in Chicago, Punk’s hometown, after the MITB PPV there in July. Punk is at the top of his game, without question, and I, for one, feel that the Raw TV shows leading into the Chicago PPV could be compelling as it relates to Punk. His loss will be significant but with any loss comes the opportunity for someone to step forward.”