Between John Laurinaitis' firing and the 1000th episode of Raw, the WWE Board of Directors tasked five individuals with keeping things in order on an interim basis.
Most were average to bad, but one nailed it.
In chronological order Mick Foley, Vickie Guerrero, Teddy Long, Zack Ryder and Hornswoggle each had a chance to book matches and run the weekly programming.
Though they don't actually put together the card, they're still being judged on matches. It is after all, a part of the job.
Also considered was this question: Did they truly show a desire to earn the GM position long-term?
Here's how each interim ranks.