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FOX network FS1 has seemingly canceled WWE Backstage as a weekly program.
With the COVID-19 situation putting the sports world on hold, WWE has not been exempt from the shutdown. We’ve seen their pay-per-view events and weekly TV broadcasts held without fans in attendance, and matches have been altered to adjust to how things have been. But now one of their weekly staples has apparently been canceled.
According to John Ourand, Media Press Reporter for the Sports Business Journal, FS1 is “scaling back production” on its boxing and wrestling shows. As a result, WWE Backstage will no longer be produced on a weekly basis. He posted a later tweet that stated Backstage would basically be produced around the larger pay-per-view occasions and specific matches.
WWE Backstage began in 2019, and was made to be a newscast-styleprogram It broke a great deal of news, consisting of the smash hit statement that former champ CM Punk would be signing up with the broadcast as a periodicanalyst It was the first time Punk had actually been related to the business because his departure a number of years back.
Renee Young was the main host of the show, and was signed up with by Booker T, Samoa Joe, Paige, Christian and other super stars on a weekly basis. It offered a distinct take a look at the business, with interviews and hot draws from Punk and others.
Backstage falls in line with the similarity Confidential and mid-90s preferred WWF Mania as weekly studio shows that have actually been dropped. They might constantly move it to the WWE Network if it’s something they choose is worth keeping. Since this writing, WWE has not talked about the official status of the show.
What do you consider FS1 reportedly dropping WWE Backstage as a weekly program, together with a few of the other shows?
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