The Monday Night War

The BEST episodes of The Monday Night War

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Learn the real stories behind the most iconic period in sports-entertainment history, The Monday Night War. This 20-episode WWE Network series chronicles the battle for rating supremacy between WWE's Raw and WCW's Monday Nitro. Hear from the Superstars who were on the frontlines during the Monday Night War.

Last Updated: 4/9/2022Network: WWE Network
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Have A Nice Day!
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8.69
16 votes

#1 - Have A Nice Day!

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 9/9/2014

Mick Foley's unorthodox style makes him an unlikely success story and a unique weapon for WWE in their war with WCW.

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The War Begins
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8.06
18 votes

#2 - The War Begins

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/7/2014

Determined to capture the same success as sports-entertainment's national leader Vince McMahon, media mogul Ted Turner launches WCW Monday Nitro in direct competition with WWE's Monday Night Raw. With the help of newly anointed Executive Vice President Eric Bischoff, World Championship Wrestling rises to national prominence.

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The Austin Era Has Begun
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8.00
15 votes

#3 - The Austin Era Has Begun

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 9/29/2014

Stone Cold Steve Austin's drive and determination spurs WWE's 'Attitude Era' to insurmountable heights.

The Rise of the nWo
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7.82
22 votes

#4 - The Rise of the nWo

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/26/2014

Eric Bischoff brought change to WCW as two of WWE's top talents, Scott Hall and Kevin Nash, had crossed enemy lines and redefined character roles before joining Hulk Hogan to form the villainous New World Order faction. Monday Nitro's band of anti-heroes would forever change the course of sports-entertainment history.

The Hart of War
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7.69
13 votes

#5 - The Hart of War

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/16/2014

A controversial end to Bret Hart's WWE career forever changes the fate of Monday Night Raw and Monday Nitro.

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Monday Night Jericho
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7.69
13 votes

#6 - Monday Night Jericho

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 10/28/2014

Jericho shed his cruiserweight stigmas to make his mark on both WWE and WCW throughout the Monday Night War.

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Foundations of War
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7.67
12 votes

#7 - Foundations of War

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 12/2/2014

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The War Goes Extreme
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7.60
15 votes

#8 - The War Goes Extreme

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 9/23/2014

Extreme Championship Wrestling leaves an indelible mark on the Monday Night War as a hardcore alternative.

The War Gets Electrified
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7.54
13 votes

#9 - The War Gets Electrified

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 11/4/2014

After a rocky start in WWE, a third-generation superstar would tap into his real personality and help shift the tide of the Monday Night War. With skills in the ring and on the microphone, The Rock's creativity and charisma made him one of the biggest names in all of entertainment.

The Fall of WCW
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7.50
10 votes

#10 - The Fall of WCW

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 1/6/2015

Backstage politics, corporate mergers, and questionable creative decisions would ultimately doom sports entertainment's former powerhouse. Not Eric Bischoff, former WWE writer Vince Russo, or even a combination of the two could save WCW from a slow death.

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Embracing Attitude
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7.38
16 votes

#11 - Embracing Attitude

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/27/2014

Vince McMahon leads a company-wide change in a direction that nets the company its greatest ratings to date.

Who's Next?
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7.36
14 votes

#12 - Who's Next?

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 10/21/2014

Bill Goldberg rises from relative obscurity to become WCW's most dominant homegrown talent.

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Flight of the Cruiserweights
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7.33
12 votes

#13 - Flight of the Cruiserweights

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 10/14/2014

WCW signs international superstars to bring an innovative, high-flying brand of excitement to Monday Nitro.

Divas Gone Wild
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7.25
12 votes

#14 - Divas Gone Wild

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 11/18/2014

Monday night innovations allow female talents to redefine a woman's place at the forefront of sports entertainment.

Building An Army
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7.18
11 votes

#15 - Building An Army

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 12/9/2014

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Mistakes On The Battlefield
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7.17
12 votes

#16 - Mistakes On The Battlefield

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 12/23/2014

The strategies that helped Eric Bischoff build WCW would hasten the decline of both he and his company.

A New D-Generation
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7.13
15 votes

#17 - A New D-Generation

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/2/2014

Shawn Michaels and Triple H help usher in WWE's 'Attitude Era' bringing an edgier element to Monday Night Raw.

The Kliq
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6.91
11 votes

#18 - The Kliq

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 12/16/2014

Life After Wartime
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6.67
12 votes

#19 - Life After Wartime

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired 1/13/2015

The war comes to a shocking conclusion, upstaged only by the talents that cross enemy lines in the years that follow.

The War Goes Mainstream
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6.55
11 votes

#20 - The War Goes Mainstream

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 11/25/2014

WWE and WCW each work celebrities into their product, as The Monday Night War becomes water cooler conversation.