Actor Kevin Smith and AEW World Champion Chris Jericho were guests on the Rich Eisen Show on Wednesday. Smith, who was a guest at the AEW Dynamite premiere on TNT last week, said he was scheduled to appear on the SmackDown premiere as well but WWE canceled them due to their earlier appearance for All Elite Wrestling.
“You know how big it was?,” Smith asked during a discussion on the Dynamite premiere h/t WrestlingINC.com. “It was big enough that… me and Jay were lucky enough to be involved, Chris invited us to be involved with the debut match on TNT. We were supposed to go do WWE, me and Jay, the very next day, which was Friday. Was it Friday? SmackDown. And then the morning after… because we were on the AEW show, it trended, like, there was a lot of coverage and stuff. So, the next morning we were told that WWE was like, you can’t come on anymore, and they canceled us. They kicked me and Jay off the show, but not in a crazy way.”
We have the segment embedded in the video above.