Jon Stewart heads to WWE for initial post-Daily Show appearance
August 19, 2015 - WWE
Jon Stewart’s final partial as horde of The Daily Show, Comedy Central’s nonsensical take on politics and news, aired only a integrate of weeks ago, on Aug. 6. While Stewart has nonetheless to announce any long-term skeleton for his future, we now know what his subsequent evident step will be: an coming during this summer’s biggest wrestling event.
WWE reports through its central website that Stewart will horde SummerSlam, one of a company’s biggest pay-per-view events of a year. What does hosting a WWE eventuality mean? Traditionally, it involves being on a mic and in a ring a integrate of times via a night, maybe interviewing some WWE superstars before or after their matches. But with Stewart’s history, maybe something bigger could be going down.
A long-time wrestling fan, Stewart done an coming on an partial of WWE Raw progressing this year. You can watch a best partial of that guest mark in a video above, that includes Stewart using down corporate victim (and now-WWE universe heavyweight champion) Seth Rollins. He ends a shred by giving Rollins a low blow before creation his escape.
Rollins will, of course, be in movement during SummerSlam, fortifying his universe heavyweight championship while concurrently perplexing to win a United States championship from John Cena. It’s a good gamble that Rollins and Stewart will strife verbally, if maybe not physically.
Other vital matches of a night embody Brock Lesnar holding on a Undertaker and WWE supervillain Stardust teaming adult with King Barrett to quarrel Neville and Arrow actor Stephen Amell.
The four-hour SummerSlam spectacular hosted by Jon Stewart takes place this Sunday, Aug. 23. A one-hour pre-show starts during 6 p.m. ET while a categorical uncover starts during 7 p.m. ET. It will be accessible on several pay-per-view services, as good as on a WWE Network streaming service.