Sarah Schreiber loves live television.
As the head interviewer on WWE Raw, Sarah Schreiber gets more opportunities to be on live television than almost anybody else on the show. In a new interview with Fightful, Schreiber talked about doing more on TV and how she respects the performers more than anyone else.
"Yeah. No, I grew up in theater. I grew up doing stuff on TV. That’s what I came from was performance background. I love the live aspect of it. I love the superstars doing what they do best and I’ll do what I do best. But for me, I look at them—they’re athletes and performers and they’re so overwhelmingly impressive. We talk about when we’re on the road there is no off season and if I talk about my back, ‘Oh, we’ve on the plane, my back hurts,’ no, no, no, no. I’m not allowed to say that. Because what they do in the ring is what it’s all about."
When it comes to Live TV, it's always fun to mess around and 'break' people. In the interview, Schreiber named Kevin Owens as her favorite person to break on TV.
"Kevin Owens. C’mon. But that’s the stuff I live for. So you think you’ll go in for something with a digital exclusive—they just want to play. They’re playing. It’s just awesome. You want to push it a little. That’s what makes it exciting for all of us. It makes it fun. Live is live, baby. Live is live. No. We’re working. We got a TV show going. You gotta keep it moving. Then there’s just pure, honest moments. Isn’t that what live performance is all about? The honesty."
Schreiber starred in multiple TV Shows and Movies before coming to WWE. In the interview, Schreiber talked about applying her previous experience to the world of WWE.
"I’ll be honest with you—the more jazz hands is usually the better. No. It’s live performance. Working with a live audience. I always say—it’s one of my go-to’s coming from sports entertainment and live theater— is, ‘It’s Gladiator and Shakespeare in one.’ It’s what they do. It absolutely is. We want to boo the bad guy, wanna cheer on the good guy. Its basic human needs that we love and we enjoy. Live performance is live performance. You just have to go with it."
Elsewhere in the interview, Schreiber talked about being a part of WWE's Community Team. To learn more, click here.
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