Pat McAfee’s return at the WWE Royal Rumble Premium Live Event on Saturday night was a legitimate surprise to many within the company, including Michael Cole and Corey Graves on commentary, according to a report from

The report notes that additionally, members of WWE’s production team were also unaware and scrambled to get him a seat and a headset for the event, as both Cole, Graves and production members were prepared for the show to be called with a two-man team.