Peacock has announced that Hollywood megastar and former WWE Champion John Cena is going to be creating, producing and narrating the new WWE Evil series on the streaming service.
Peacock provided the following press release on the matter, noting that the WWE Evil show is going to be an “entertaining ‘psychological expose’ into the minds of the most diabolical antagonists in WWE history”.
The announcement is as follows:
WWE programming on Peacock is expanding with a new original series, WWE EVIL. The show is an entertaining ‘psychological expose’ into the minds of the most diabolical antagonists in WWE history, and their impact on mainstream culture.
WWE Evil was created by John Cena, who will narrate and executive produce.
This title joins a growing catalogue of sports entertainment programming currently streaming on Peacock, including original documentaries MY PURSUIT: LIFE, LEGACY & JORDAN BURROUGHS and IN DEEP WITH RYAN LOCHTE, sports series LOST SPEEDWAYS, hosted by Dale Earnhardt, Jr., and MICHAEL PHELPS: MEDALS, MEMORIES AND MORE. Peacock also recently announced additional sports programming to premiere this summer, including GOLDEN: THE JOURNEY OF USA’S ELITE GYMNASTS and four daily shows on Peacock’s Tokyo NOW Channel, TOKYO LIVE, TOKYO GOLD, ON HER TURF AT THE OLYMPICS, and TOKYO TONIGHT.
John Cena has not appeared on WWE television since the WrestleMania 36 event in 2020. At this time, there is no word on if WWE is planning on bringing Cena back anytime soon.