Backstage Updates On CM Punk Joining WWE Backstage

As noted last night, CM Punk made a surprising appearance at the end of WWE Backstage.

Punk will now be joining the show to make periodic appearances as a special contributor and analyst.

PWInsider is reporting that CM Punk’s appearance on WWE Backstage was kept from everyone except Renee Young to prevent the news being leaked.

The report also confirms that Punk signed a deal with FOX, not WWE, but WWE did give FOX their blessing to have Punk on the show.

The deal was said to have been completed within the last few days. It was reported at the end of October that it seemed FOX had moved on from Punk’s involvement with the studio show. even covered the news, which you can read here.