New Jack done with ‘Daily Show’

Jun 28, 2013 - by Steve Gerweck

From Josh at

Ex-pro wrestler New Jack’s appearance on “The Daily Show” last month proved to be more cameo than career-changing.

Although several wrestling websites reported last month that New Jack was hired for a longer-term recurring role as an “urban correspondent,” a Comedy Network representative confirmed to Newsday recently that the former Extreme Championship Wrestling star’s May 9 appearance was always meant to be a one-shot deal.

“New Jack was cast specifically to appear in that single field piece as a performer, not as a correspondent. While they [show producers] were happy with his part in the piece, as of now the show has no plans to use him again,” the representative said via email.

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