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On tonight’s “WWE Backstage” on Fox Sports 1, as Renee Young stood alongside Booker T, Samoa Joe, Adam Page, and Paige, Renee indicated they had a final surprise and did a “3-2-1” countdown. Then C.M. Punk’s entrance music played. He walked out as everyone else looked on with surprise. Cole began playing air guitar to “Cult of Personality.” Punk walked through the doors to the studio, then leaned into the camera and said, “Just when they think they have all the answers, I change the culture.”
WWE issued the following press release to PWTorch and other media outlets tonight announcing that former main event pro wrestler for WWE, C.M. Punk, is returning to WWE TV on FS1’s “WWE Backstage” program as a regular “special contributor and analyst” starting on next Tuesday’s program (11/19). The following is the full press release.
C.M. PUNK JOINS WWE BACKSTAGE ON FS1
“The Best in the World” to Appear as Special Contributor and Analyst
Beginning Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 11:00 p.m. ET
Los Angeles – CM Punk, one of the most celebrated WWE Superstars of all time, joins the roster of FS1’s WWE BACKSTAGE beginning next week, Tues, Nov. 19 at 11:00 PM ET/8:00 PM PT.
Phil Brooks, better known as CM Punk, joins WWE BACKSTAGE as a special contributor and analyst. He will make select appearances in studio alongside host Renee Young and analyst Booker T.
“The Best in the World” joins fellow regular contributors Christian and Paige, as well as news correspondent Ryan Satin on the WWE BACKSTAGE rotation.
Television’s only studio show devoted to all things WWE, BACKSTAGE discusses the week’s biggest stories with a varied cast of guests and personalities, in addition to breaking news and exclusive behind-the-scenes access to WWE.
WWE BACKSTAGE airs Tuesdays at 11:00 PM ET/8:00 PM PT on FS1. For more information, visit Fox Sports Press Pass.