CM Punk Makes Appearance on WWE Backstage and Says He'll Be Joining the Show

WWE Backstage airs on Tuesdays at 11 p.m. ET. 

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HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - OCTOBER 01: Phil "CM Punk" Brooks attends the Beyond Fest Premiere Of "Girl On The Third Floor"at the Egyptian Theatre on October 01, 2019 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by John Wolfsohn/Getty Images)

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CM Punk will be returning to WWE programming on FS1's WWE Backstage. Punk made a surprise appearance on the show on Tuesday night to make the announcement. 

"It’s as simple as this: Just when they think they’ve got the answers, I change the culture," Punk said at the end of the broadcast. "I'll see you here next week." Punk will "be appearing periodically on the show" alongside Renee Young and Booker T.

Ho-ly sh*t!

Your chants have been answered!@CMPunk just showed up on #WWEBackstage on @fs1 - he’ll be appearing periodically on the show beginning next Tuesday night at 11pm ET!
BREAKING: CM Punk appears on #WWEBackstage on @FS1 and says he'll be back next week.

It's been almost six years since Punk has been on WWE TV. News of the two-time WWE Champion joining WWE Backstage comes on the heels of reports from September that he auditioned for the show. Punk later confirmed that he did in fact speak with Fox. It looks like it all worked out.

WWE Backstage airs on Tuesdays at 11 p.m. ET. 

Need more @WWE in your life? @ReneeYoungWWE and @BookerT5x can help.@WWEonFOX's new studio show -- WWE BACKSTAGE -- airs Tuesdays at 11:00 PM ET on @FS1, beginning Nov. 5.


In other news, Punk made his acting debut in Girl on the Third Floor. The horror film, which was released in October, was directed by Travis Stevens.

Get an early start on your Halloween viewing with @TravisStevens' #GirlOnTheThirdFloor, starring @CMPunk & @TriesteKDunn on VOD at these outlets NOW! 🎃

Also available on @DIRECTV @ItsOnAT @dish @VUBIQUITY and on VOD in the U.K. from @101_Films!

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