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CM Punk joining Bret Hart on WWE Backstage this week


An appearance by CM Punk has been added to this week's episode of WWE Backstage.

WWE on FOX announced that Punk will be on this Tuesday's Backstage, which will also include an appearance by Bret Hart. "Joining 'The Best There Is, The Best There Was, and The Best There Ever Will Be' @BretHart on #WWEBackstage this Tuesday will be 'THE BEST IN THE WORLD' @CMPunk!"

Punk was most recently on Backstage when he was part of the panel for the June 2 episode of the show. That episode featured a reunion between Punk and Daniel Bryan, with Bryan appearing as the featured guest that week.

Hart appearing on Backstage ties in with Survivor Series 1996 airing on FS1 this Tuesday. It will begin at 7 p.m. Eastern time and lead into Backstage at 11 p.m. Eastern.

Hart defeated Steve Austin in a number one contender's match at Survivor Series 1996. The pay-per-view also included Sycho Sid defeating Shawn Michaels to win the WWF title and the debut of The Rock as Rocky Maivia.