On the January 15 episode of WWE SmackDown, Bayley hosted the premiere episode of Ding Dong, Hello; WWE's latest talk show offering. The show returned on February 19 and both shows have received strong reviews from critics and fans.
Corey Graves is not among those who enjoyed Bayley's take on the WWE talk show segment.
"I'm out. I love Bayley. I am a fan of Bayley, she entertains me, I love what she is capable of, she is my friend. Ding Dong, Hello to me just seems like another talk show that you slap somebody's name on and act like it's a different show. I need more. I want a full set. How about a talk show, within the walls of WWE, that doesn't take place on a red carpet in the center of the ring with directors chairs. This one has a door and sound effects, but I want Piper's Pit, aesthetic, a damn barbershop. I want the whole thing to be different, not in the middle of the ring with cheesy props. I think Bayley is capable of so much more. What is the difference between the KO Show and Ding Dong, Hello besides a prop door and the host?" said Graves on WWE After The Bell.
WWE has used the talk show trope for years with Christian's Peep Show, Edge's Cutting Edge, Kevin Owens' KO Show, The Miz' MizTV, and plenty more becoming staples on weekly WWE television.
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