-

Entertainment reporter and TV host Chris Van Vliet signs with AEW

Four-time Emmy-winning TV host Chris Van Vliet announced that he has signed a deal with All Elite Wrestling with his first show being the premiere of AEW on TNT on October 2.

Van Vliet is well known in the entertainment industry and has conducted several in-depth interviews with many wrestling stars throughout the years.

“As a lifelong wrestling fan, this is a dream come true to mix my passion for broadcasting and pro wrestling as a backstage interviewer for AEW,” he wrote in a long post on Instagram.

Vliet said that he grew up idolizing wrestlers and wanted to be a professional wrestler and enrolled in a wrestling school when he was 20 years old. However, that journey was put on hold as he chose to focus on graduating with an honors degree in Communication Studies and pursuing his other dream of being a TV host. Vliet added that the best part is that he’s just getting started.

Apart from doing backstage interviews, Vliet will also be hosting AEW’s digital shows.

Colin Vassallo
Colin Vassallohttps://www.wrestling-online.com
Colin Vassallo has been editor of Wrestling-Online since 1996. He is born and raised in Malta, follows professional wrestling and MMA, loves to travel, and is a big Apple fan!

Stories you might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you

LATEST NEWS

Rampage rating for 04/12/2024

Rampage on Friday night did 295,000 viewer, up 28,000 viewers from the prior week. The show had the same...

Tony Schiavone says his sad face on Dynamite was to try and put more heat on The Young Bucks

AEW announcer Tony Schiavone shot down reports that his "sad face" last Wednesday on Dynamite after the All In...

Montreal breaks the 18-week WWE televised sellout streak

Ahead of Monday Night Raw in Montreal last night, WWE were riding on a high with nearly 20 consecutive...

Discover more from Wrestling-Online.com

Subscribe now to keep reading and get access to the full archive.

Continue reading