At the end of tonight's WWE Backstage, CM Punk made a surprise appearance - the first time he has been on a WWE related program since 2014. He didn't say much but FOX Sports was quick to issue a press release, announcing that Punk will be joining the group as a special contributor and analyst. Here's what they sent us:
CM 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 PM 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.
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