The Lowdown on Chris Jericho’s WWE Network Podcast, Price Drop on New DVDs

April 7, 2015 by Daniel Bee

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The Pod of Thunder and Rock and Roll hit the WWE Network last night with the debut episode of “Live! With Chris Jericho”, featuring a one-on-one discussion with John Cena.

Jericho has faced some criticism (such as from Mark D in WWE Network Lowdown) for being brought in as the new host of the Network’s podcast specials, but if they are unable to reach an agreement with Steve Austin, and if they won’t touch Jim Ross, who you gonna call?

This looks to be an ongoing series with a new show each month. The choice of Chris Jericho as host could be smart to ensure that monthly turnaround and the show’s longevity in general. It could also turn interesting if Y2J returns to in-ring competition at the same time. Imagine, the podcast could be used to play into his current storyline or those of other WWE Superstar guests – that’s giving visions of Jericho being attacked during the show and all sorts of antics!

Chris Jericho Hosting Podcast - WWE Network

The debut episode with John Cena ran just over 56 minutes and was presented in much the same style as the previous two outings on the Network with Stone Cold. John Cena came off pretty well throughout (albeit a little corporate and most comfortable on that side of the spectrum) and the chemistry between real life friends, host and guest, was nice to see.

Some of the stand-out topics which may convince you to watch were: Cena’s relationship with Vince McMahon (if he’s still shouted at), the disconnect he feels between himself and the rest of the locker room, how real the possibility of a heel turn is and if he’d be open to it, whether or not he’s used steroids, and the true “heat” that existed initially during the Rock/Cena feud.

Chris Jericho Podcast with John Cena - WWE Network

You can watch a short preview of the “Live! With Chris Jericho” special below. The topic in the clip is about the next face of the company with discussion of the recent negative fan reception to Roman Reigns, which Cena feels is harsh because Reigns is “an absolute star”.

Catch the Jericho podcast on WWE Network right now for just $9.99 per month. There’s no commitment so you can cancel at anytime. Click here to subscribe to WWE Network.

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The “ECW Unreleased Vol. 3” Blu-ray is still only $17.64 (and DVD just $20.29).

The WWE PPV DVDs including Fast Lane & Extreme Rules are all down to $9.99 or less.

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Heads up, Kayfabe Commentaries recently interviewed Eric Bischoff and plans are now in place to release a “Timeline: The History of WCW – 1994” DVD set this August.

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Yesterday we showed you first look photos of “The Best of Sting”, a new online exclusive TNA DVD release. Thanks to WDN reader “Silverback_cp” for sharing the video look below.

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Speaking of eBay, look out for this auction expiring this week – including more than 30 WWE DVDs and some recently released titles like “Macho Man: The Randy Savage Story” and “Destruction of The Shield”. The long out-of-print Chris Benoit DVD is also in there.

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  1. Kenny says:

    I haven’t had a chance to watch the interview yet, so take this for what it’s worth…

    I don’t know how many people here usually catch the Jericho, Ross, and Austin podcasts, but if you have, you know that there is a big difference in how Jericho approaches his interviews than Austin.

    Then again, and I’ve said it before: after having Vince as the first guest, everybody afterwards is a step down. I thought Cena was going to be a rather…tricky interview because of the negativity that he caries with a lot of wrestling fans. Then again, I can imagine some good conversation from Jericho and Cena, but I can’t imagine it being nearly as insightful as Vince McMahon.

    The standards and expectations for these interviews have been set with Austin steering the ship. It’s going to be a much different ride with Jericho at the helm.

    I can’t help but wonder if the negative reaction is more because it’s not Austin, rather than because of an actual lack of quality of the interview.

    • Anonymous says:

      I don’t even really feel it’s entirely because it’s not Austin. Jericho’s become incredibly depressing in the last few months, rabidly defending pretty much everything WWE does regardless of how it conflicts with prior statements/interviews/his own career/etc.

  2. Anonymous says:

    Jericho’s podcast was incredibly boring and covered almost nothing that hadn’t been covered somewhere else. If that’s a sign of things to come, it’s really disappointing that they didn’t go with Austin instead.

    And according to Austin as of today, it wasn’t that a deal wasn’t reached. It was that they threw around the idea and then went with Jericho without ever really proposing a deal in the first place.

    • Daniel Bee says:

      I didn’t find it boring, for sure it was a step down from Austin interviewing Vince and H but it was always gonna be.

      It’s ok for people to have differing opinions, Mr. Anonymous. 🙂

      • Anonymous says:

        I was just expecting stuff that hadn’t been said before, and there was pretty much none of that. Jericho handed Cena questions he’s answered in interviews, related a story almost word for word straight out of his last book, and even the big shocker of Cena turning heel and already having gear made…was already made public a couple months back during a Chris Hero interview (what was not mentioned in the Jericho thing and was infinitely cooler is that when Cena couldn’t get his deposit back on the gear, he had them split and credit it to various developmental guys).

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