– WWE promo plays.
– A video package runs stating how two WWE superstars will chase their career forever tonight by winning a “Money in the Bank” briefcase.
– A graphic opening hits welcoming us to the first ever WWE Money in the Bank PPV. We go live to Kansas City, Missouri where a huge display of pyro goes off.
– Michael Cole welcomes us to the show live in Kansas City along with his broadcast partners Jerry “The King” Lawler and Matt Striker.
– WWE Intercontinental Champion Kofi Kingston is out first to kick off the show.
* The Smackdown “Money in the Bank” ladder match is up first to kick off the show.