Most fans of the old Mid-Atlantic Wrestling territory remember the shows taped for nearly two decades at WRAL studios in Raleigh, and the final two years taped at the ridiculousRic Flair, Blackjack Mulligan, Ed
                              Capral, Burrhead Jones, and Rufus R.
                              Jonesly small WPCQ studios in Charlotte. What many may not remember are the other studio locations in the 1950s and 1960s where Crockett Promotions taped wrestling matches to promote their many local events. Places like High Point NC, Roanoke VA, and Greenville SC.

This section on our site explores all of those various studio locations.

WBTV-3

CHARLOTTE, NC

1958-1973

featuring Big Bill Ward, Leo Voss, and George Harbin

WFBC-4

GREENVILLE, SC

1956, 1960-1961

featuring Claude Freeman, Bob Poole,  Bill Krieger, and Billy Powell

WRAL-5

RALEIGH, NC

1959-1981

featuring Bob Caudle, Ray Reeve, Nick Pond, Les Thatcher, Ed Capral, Rich Landrum, David Crockett, Johnny Weaver, Tom Miller, Elliot Murnick

WDBJ-7

ROANOKE, VA

1960-1967

featuring Hal Grant and Pete Apostolou

WGHP-8

HIGH POINT, NC

1964-1974

featuring Charlie Harville

WCCB-18

CHARLOTTE, NC

1978

featuring Johnny Weaver and David Crockett


WNOK-19

COLUMBIA, SC

1962-1963

featuring Jim Paul

(More information coming soon.)

WPCQ-36

CHARLOTTE, NC

1981-1983

featuring Bob Caudle, David Crockett, Johnny Weaver, and Big Bill Ward.

Superstation

WTBS-17

ATLANTA, GA

1985-1988

featuring Tony Schiavone, David Crockett, and Jim Ross


 ADDITIONAL LOCAL TELEVISION PRODUCTION (NO LIVE WRESTLING)

WLOS-13

ASHEVILLE, NC

1968-1971

featuring Munsey Millaway and Paul Winkhaus

(Local Promotional Spots Only)

 

BRIARBEND DR.

CHARLOTTE, NC

1983-1988

featuring Tony Schiavone, Bill Ward, David Crockett, Jackie Crockett, and others.

(Local Promotional Spots Only)


Copyright 2012-2016 Mid-Atlantic Gateway | From the Mid-Atlantic Gateway Archives

Written and edited by Dick Bourne.

Thanks to those who have provided assistance with this feature including John Ringley, Carroll Hall, and Don Holbrook.