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WWE NEWS: Kane given a new TV title, Hunter briefly touches on Big Show storyline in Week 10 of interview series

Nov 6, 2013 - 11:45:31 AM
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By James Caldwell, PWTorch assistant editor

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WWE star Kane's new fictional TV role is "Director of Operations." Triple H played up Kane's new role in Week 10 of his sit-down interview series with Michael Cole.

Asked what the position entails for Kane, Hunter replied, "You will see." Asked how he can trust Kane after 17 years of savagery, Hunter replied, "All you need to know is I trust Kane." Hunter added that Kane will show he is not the "one-dimensional monster" people view him as.

The overall tone was suggesting that The Authority is holding something over Kane.

Discussion of Kane dominated this week's sit-down interview, as Cole and Hunter did not even attempt to address the 15 chapters of storyline developments packed into one final segment of Monday's Raw.

Besides discussing Kane, Hunter briefly went over how Big Show went from "banned from WWE for life" last week to being re-instated and having a WWE Title shot at Survivor Series this week. Hunter laughed off the question and said they have a Board of Directors for a reason to provide guidance on "what's best for business."

To reinforce his heelish stance, Hunter looked into the camera and asked the audience 'isn't Big Show vs. Randy Orton what you wanted?'

Caldwell's Analysis: The final comment could be viewed a few ways. (1) Hunter, in trying to "babyface" his heel authority group, tried to convince the audience that they want a Big Show vs. Orton match despite it not drawing much interest (18 percent of Torch readers say they like the match-up, while 68 percent say they're not interested). (2) Setting up Daniel Bryan to re-enter the title scene since that is the match people really want, especially after The Authority screwed Bryan out of the title on four straight PPVs. Of course, the latter option carries a requirement that WWE is still in the business of giving Bryan his final victory in this program.

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