Many heads were turned when WWE Talking Smack was canceled this week, but evidently it was the only one that mattered that didn't seem to care.
According to a report from Justin Barrasso of Sports Illustrated, it was Vince McMahon's call to end the Tuesday Night talk show. Per the report, McMahon didn't like the show and didn't think that it reflected the best interest of WWE largely because it was unscripted.
Fightful has reached out to WWE for additional comment on the matter.
Below is an excerpt from our original report on the cancelation.
The post-Smackdown talk-show, often hosted by Renee Young, blurred the lines between real personalities and kayfabe characters. Last Tuesday's episode will serve as the last, with the new schedule being a post-PPV only one.
The program gained buzz last year when The Miz and Daniel Bryan argued on-air, which is largely attributed to the rise of The Miz over the past year. Kevin Owens, AJ Styles, The Usos and several others have seen their personalities shine through during appearances.
While the primary hosts were Renee Young and Daniel Bryan, the likes of Shane McMahon, Peter Rosenberg and JBL have also appeared.
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