The recording and broadcast of WWE Backstage have been canceled until further notice due to the coronavirus. This was announced by the official Public Relations account of FOX Sports on Twitter, through a statement in which the network has revealed that, for security reasons, they have temporarily suspended the recording of their studio programs.
The @FOXSportsPR statement is as follows: “Out of an abundance of caution, we have made the decision to suspend production of our daily shows at FS1 studios until at least Friday, March 20. Our highest priority is the health and safety of our employees. We will continue to monitor the situation and adjust accordingly. “
A few hours after the publication of FOX Sports, the Twitter account dedicated to WWE programming on FOX, @WWEonFOX, has expressly confirmed that WWE Backstage is included in the measure taken by the chain: ” This includes WWE Backstage We will make sure to offer an update to the WWE Universe as soon as we have more information. “
In addition to affecting WWE Backstage, the coronavirus pandemic has already begun to impact WWE programming. Tonight’s Friday Night SmackDown episode will take place at the company’s Performance Center. On the other hand, the celebration of WrestleMania 36 is still in the air, pending a new statement from WWE about it.