WWE's Money in the Bank 2017 lasted for 2 hours 46 minutes and 45 seconds (2h 46m 45s). Here is a breakdown of the timing for every single second of the show, in chronological order.
The matches are in bold. The "pre-match" segments include video packages, entrances, ring introductions, and any verbal promos that occur right before a match officially begins. The "post-match" segments include any celebrations, replays, angles, attacks, or promos that occur right after a match is finished.
PPV Timing for Money in the Bank 2017
|0m 00s||0m 21s||Then Now Forever||0m 21s|
|0m 21s||3m 18s||Video hyping Money in the Bank 2017||2m 57s|
|3m 18s||3m 46s||Opening pyro||0m 28s|
|3m 46s||11m 58s||Pre-match for Women's MITB Ladder Match||8m 12s|
|11m 58s||25m 16s||Women's MITB Ladder Match||13m 18s|
|25m 16s||28m 37s||Post-match for Women's MITB Ladder Match||3m 21s|
|28m 37s||29m 08s||Ad for Great Balls of Fire||0m 31s|
|29m 08s||30m 33s||Backstage Lana promo||1m 25s|
|30m 33s||35m 43s||Pre-match for The Usos vs. The New Day||5m 10s|
|35m 43s||47m 59s||The Usos vs. The New Day||12m 16s|
|47m 59s||49m 41s||Post-match for The Usos vs. The New Day||1m 42s|
|49m 41s||49m 58s||Ad for Gold Bond||0m 17s|
|49m 58s||50m 29s||Please do not try this at home||0m 31s|
|50m 29s||51m 38s||Bryan returns Tuesday to address women's MITB||1m 09s|
|51m 38s||51m 54s||Backstage glance at Bob Orton Jr. & Sgt. Slaughter||0m 16s|
|51m 54s||56m 20s||Pre-match for Naomi vs. Lana||4m 26s|
|56m 20s||1h 03m 45s||Naomi vs. Lana||7m 25s|
|1h 03m 45s||1h 05m 38s||Post-match for Naomi vs. Lana||1m 53s|
|1h 05m 38s||1h 07m 26s||Ad for WWE Network||1m 48s|
|1h 07m 26s||1h 07m 51s||Filler commentary||0m 25s|
|1h 07m 51s||1h 10m 17s||Fashion Vice||2m 26s|
|1h 10m 17s||1h 13m 22s||On-stage segment: Kanellis debut||3m 05s|
|1h 13m 22s||1h 15m 58s||Shane tweets about women's MITB||2m 36s|
|1h 15m 58s||1h 30m 13s||Pre-match for Mahal vs. Orton||14m 15s|
|1h 30m 13s||1h 51m 11s||Mahal vs. Orton||20m 58s|
|1h 51m 11s||1h 53m 39s||Post-match for Mahal vs. Orton||2m 28s|
|1h 53m 39s||1h 53m 55s||Ad for Gold Bond||0m 16s|
|1h 53m 55s||1h 55m 06s||Hype for Great Balls of Fire||1m 11s|
|1h 55m 06s||1h 55m 25s||Filler commentary||0m 19s|
|1h 55m 25s||1h 58m 04s||Pre-match for Breezango vs. The Ascension||2m 39s|
|1h 58m 04s||2h 01m 53s||Breezango vs. The Ascension||3m 49s|
|2h 01m 53s||2h 02m 31s||Post-match for Breezango vs. The Ascension||0m 38s|
|2h 02m 31s||2h 03m 19s||Ad for WWE Shop||0m 48s|
|2h 03m 19s||2h 04m 03s||Ad for Great Balls of Fire||0m 44s|
|2h 04m 03s||2h 04m 41s||Hype for Talking Smack||0m 38s|
|2h 04m 41s||2h 14m 09s||Pre-match for Men's MITB Ladder Match||9m 28s|
|2h 14m 09s||2h 43m 59s||Men's MITB Ladder Match||29m 50s|
|2h 43m 59s||2h 46m 45s||Post-match for Men's MITB Ladder Match||2m 46s|
The 6 matches combined for a total time of 1h 27m 36s. This means that 52.5% of the show was devoted to bell-to-bell action. This is the 38th highest percentage in this category out of the 60 WWE pay-per-view (PPV) events in my data set, which begins with Royal Rumble 2013.
Here is the sorted list of match times for Money in the Bank 2017. This also includes where each match time ranks out of all 427 matches in my data set.
- 29m 50s: Men’s Money in the Bank Ladder Match (16th longest out of 427 matches)
- 20m 58s: Jinder Mahal vs. Randy Orton (78th)
- 13m 18s: Women’s Money in the Bank Ladder Match (188th)
- 12m 16s: The Usos vs. The New Day (214th)
- 7m 25s: Naomi vs. Lana (344th)
- 3m 49s: Breezango vs. The Ascension (408th)
Shinsuke Nakamura missed the first 22m 00s of the main event match before his entrance music started to play again, signaling that he was returning to the match.
The pre-match segments combined for a total time of 44m 10s, which is 26.5% of the show. This is the 11th highest percentage in this category out of the 60 events in my data set.
Here is the sorted list of pre-match segment time for all 6 matches. For some context, keep in mind that the median pre-match segment time in my data set is 5m 24s and the average time is 6m 05s.
- 14m 15s: Jinder Mahal vs. Randy Orton
- 9m 28s: Men’s Money in the Bank Ladder Match
- 8m 12s: Women’s Money in the Bank Ladder Match
- 5m 10s: The Usos vs. The New Day
- 4m 26s: Naomi vs. Lana
- 2m 39s: Breezango vs. The Ascension
Three matches received the special treatment of a dedicated video package during the pre-match segment. The videos hyping the women's ladder match (3m 06s), Mahal's match (4m 00s), and the men's ladder match (2m 41s) combined to take up 9m 47s of the pre-match segment time.
The post-match segments combined for a total time of 12m 48s, which is 7.7% of the show. This is the 47th highest percentage in this category out of the 60 events in my data set.
Here is the sorted list of the post-match segment time for all 6 matches. For some context, keep in mind that the median post-match segment time in my data set is 1m 57s and the average time is 2m 27s.
- 3m 21s: Women’s Money in the Bank Ladder Match
- 2m 46s: Men’s Money in the Bank Ladder Match
- 2m 28s: Jinder Mahal vs. Randy Orton
- 1m 53s: Naomi vs. Lana
- 1m 42s: The Usos vs. The New Day
- 0m 38s: Breezango vs. The Ascension
That leaves about 13.3% (22m 11s) of the show for everything else. This is the 24th highest percentage in this category out of the 60 events in my data set.
Most of these miscellaneous segments are crammed into the time after one post-match segment ends and before the next pre-match segment begins. Money in the Bank 2017 included 6 different blocks of miscellaneous segments. Here is how long each block lasted, in chronological order:
- Block 1: 3m 46s (Then Now Forever; Opening video and pyro)
- Block 2: 1m 56s (Ad for Great Balls of Fire; Backstage Lana interview)
- Block 3: 2m 13s (Ad for Gold Bond; Don't try this at home; Bryan returns to SmackDown)
- Block 4: 10m 20s (Ad for WWE Network; Fashion Vice; Kanellis debut; Shane tweet)
- Block 5: 1m 46s (Ad for Gold Bond; Hype for Great Balls of Fire)
- Block 6: 2m 10s (Ads for WWE Shop & Great Balls of Fire; Hype for Talking Smack)
The overall run time for Money in the Bank 2017 was 2h 46m 45s, and this ranks 48th highest out of all 60 events in my data set.
Here is a listing of how much total show time was allocated for each match when you add up all 3 components: pre-match time, match time, and post-match time. This list also includes where each total time ranks among the 427 entries in my data set.
- 42m 04s: Men’s Money in the Bank Ladder Match (21st longest out of 427 entries)
- 37m 41s: Jinder Mahal vs. Randy Orton (39th)
- 24m 51s: Women’s Money in the Bank Ladder Match (149th)
- 19m 08s: The Usos vs. The New Day (223rd)
- 13m 44s: Naomi vs. Lana (325th)
- 7m 06s: Breezango vs. The Ascension (416th)
Now here is a look at the "Match Time Percentage" for each match. For any given match, this percentage shows how the match time compares to the combined pre-match and post-match segment time. For some context, it's good to know that the median result here since 2013 is 63.0%.
(Here's an example calculation: an entry with a match time of 6m 00s, pre-match time of 3m 00s, and a post-match time of 1m 00s has a score of 60.0%, because the match time of 6m 00s is 60% of the total sum of 10m 00s for all three components.)
- 70.9%: Men’s Money in the Bank Ladder Match
- 64.1%: The Usos vs. The New Day
- 55.6%: Jinder Mahal vs. Randy Orton
- 54.0%: Naomi vs. Lana
- 53.8%: Breezango vs. The Ascension
- 53.5%: Women’s Money in the Bank Ladder Match
Final Results for Money in the Bank 2017
Match - 52.5% - 1h 27m 36s
Pre-match - 26.5% - 44m 10s
Post-match - 7.7% - 12m 48s
Miscellaneous - 13.3% - 22m 11s