By Jason Powell, ProWrestling.net Editor (@prowrestlingnet)
Fox Sports issued the following press release to promote tonight’s sneak peek edition of WWE Backstage on FS1.
Los Angeles – Before WWE BACKSTAGE officially debuts on Tuesday, Nov. 5 at 11:00 PM ET on FS1, FOX Sports offers a sneak peek of the show tonight following the conclusion of ALCS Game 3 between the Houston Astros and New York Yankees on FS1.
Host Renee Young and studio analyst Booker T are joined by WWE Superstar Paige, whose life story inspired the hit movie “Fighting With My Family,” and WWE Superstar Christian on the panel to discuss all things WWE, including insights and analysis from the conclusion of the WWE Draft.
WWE Legends Shawn Michaels and Sting join the show to break down their favorite match of all time. In addition, five-time MLB All-Star and WWE superfan Adam Jones appears in studio with the WWE BACKSTAGE crew.
Young also sits down with former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and former WWE Champion Rey Mysterio to discuss the UFC standout’s transition to WWE and upcoming match against Brock Lesnar with the WWE Championship on the line.
Tune in to this special preview of WWE BACKSTAGE, following the conclusion of ALCS Game 3 on FS1, with first pitch at 4:08 ET.
Powell’s POV: It could be a late night given the length of some of the MLB playoff games (set your DVRs accordingly). That said, it will be interesting to get the first look at the format and approach to what will become a weekly studio show next month. WWE personalities have teased that there could be a “blockbuster trade” coming out of the draft. If so, there’s a chance that move will be announced on tonight’s show.
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