Scott Stanford Recalls SportsCenter Show Pitch When WWE Network Was Thought To Be A TV Station

Scott Stanford has worn many hats during his time in WWE.

He's been part of the pre-show panel, a studio host, and provided play-by-play for the company. He almost had his own studio show on WWE Network, but plans fell through when the idea for the WWE Network changed from being a TV station to a stream service.

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Appearing on The Launchcast, Stanford discussed an original idea for WWE Network before plans changed.

"The WWE Network was originally supposed to be a TV network like YES Network or MSG. The powers that be decided to go with streaming. Had it been on television, we were talking about me doing a Scott Van Pelt type show, like a morning show. All the bells and whistles studio show with the news of the day, bring in John Cena, all kind of stuff. Once it became a more on-demand situation, the ideas changed and went out the window. That's what I think would've happened, a SportsCenter-type scenario, but WWE. I still think it would be pretty cool," said Stanford.

WWE now has a dedicated morning show in The Bump, which airs Wednesdays on digital platforms.

Stanford would host "This Week in WWE," which aired on WWE Network.

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