Friday, March 13, 2020

WWE Backstage Suspended Due To The Coronavirus

WWE Backstage Suspended Due To The Coronavirus
Due to the coronavirus outbreak, there will be no new WWE Backstage episode this coming Tuesday. It's possible that more upcoming episodes will also be nixed due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

FOX Sports announced today that they have made the decision to suspend production of their live FS1 studio shows, through at least Friday, March 20.

"Our top priority is the health and safety of our employees. We will continue to monitor the situation and adjust accordingly," the statement said.

The WWE On FOX Twitter account confirmed that the ruling will impact Backstage.

"This includes #WWEBackstage. We will be sure to update the @WWE Universe as soon as we know more," they tweeted.

The nixed episode of WWE Backstage was scheduled to feature the return of analyst CM Punk, plus WWE NXT Women's Champion Rhea Ripley making her first appearance on the show.

Renee Young tweeted out that she loves doing WWE Backstage, but safety and health is the number one priority. She also said that she’ll see us again real soon. Hopefully, she’s right.

Stay tuned for updates on the status of WWE Backstage filming. You can see the full statement from FOX Sports below: