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CM Punk on next WWE Backstage, JTG & Flair to appear on The Bump


- CM Punk will be back on the panel for WWE Backstage next Tuesday.

It was announced during last night's Backstage that Punk will be back on the show next week. After starting at midnight Eastern time each of the past two weeks, Backstage will return to its normal 11 p.m. Eastern time slot on FS1 next Tuesday.

Punk's most recent appearance on Backstage was on the May 13 episode of the show. Next week will be Punk's seventh appearance as an analyst on Backstage.

Leading into next week's Backstage, a replay of WrestleMania 31 will air on FS1 starting at 8 p.m. Eastern time. WWE's Evolution pay-per-view from 2018 is airing on FS1 at 7 p.m. Eastern the following Tuesday (June 9).

- WWE's The Bump will celebrate the life of Shad Gaspard when JTG appears on the show next week.

JTG will pay tribute to his late friend and tag team partner on The Bump next Wednesday. The show airs on the WWE Network and WWE's digital platforms starting at 10 a.m. Eastern time.

Ric Flair has also been announced for WWE's The Bump next week. The appearance comes in advance of his WWE 24 episode debuting on the WWE Network on Sunday, June 7. The WWE 24 documentary will premiere on demand at 10 a,m. Eastern and will also air after NXT TakeOver: In Your House later that night.

There will be a special episode of WWE's The Bump at 10:30 a.m. Eastern on the day of NXT TakeOver: In Your House. Shawn Michaels will be appearing as a guest on that edition of The Bump.