- The 2014 WWE Night of Champions Kickoff pre-show starts with Renee Young, Big Show, Booker T and Alex Riley at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. We see fans filing into the arena. They talk about Roman Reigns having emergency surgery on Saturday. Renee leads us to a video of Brock Lesnar's wins over Big Show, The Undertaker and John Cena this week. They come back and Show talks about Lesnar. Riley breaks down how Lesnar dominated the match with Cena at SummerSlam. Renee sends us backstage to Tom Phillips in the social media lounge. He plugs tonight's hashtag #WWENOC.
- The panel talks about Rusev and his battle with Mark Henry tonight. Renee leads us to commercials. We see Randy Orton attacking Chris Jericho two weeks ago on RAW. Booker predicts Orton will win, Riley agrees and Show goes with Jericho. They talk about The Miz vs. Dolph Ziggler. Damien Sandow and R-Truth will be at ringside. Show talks about how Sandow is a better talent than The Miz. Renee plugs Cesaro vs. Sheamus next. We get more promos and hype for the other matches. Booker T interviews Goldust backstage. They talk but Goldust says the old Goldy is gone. Stardust appears and cuts a promo while Goldust moves to Booker's back side. Stardust says the titles will be theirs tonight. Goldust hisses at Booker and walks off. Renee hypes tonight's Divas Title match and leads us to a video.
- Riley says Nikki Bella has the advantage tonight because of The Authority. AJ Lee has come out and taken Booker's spot on the panel. She says the Divas Title is hers, she doesn't care about the boss lady or Paige. Regarding Nikki, she says Nikki has a big bark but she bites. Still to come, The Peep Show. We go to more promos. We go back to Tom in the social media lounge. He talks about Roman Reigns and shows us some get well messages from fans. The panel talks more about Reigns and everyone believes he will be back to make an impact. We get more promos.
- We go to the ring and out comes Christian to a big pop for a The Peep Show. Christian says he's missed us a lot. He says tonight isn't about him, it's Night of Champions. Christian says one match has his interest tonight - Randy Orton vs. Chris Jericho. Christian brings out Jericho to the ring.
JBL, Michael Cole and Jerry Lawler are on commentary as Jericho comes out to a big pop. Jericho is excited to be on The Peep Show and even more excited to have Christian here. They jokingly argue about when they used to team together. Jericho apologizes for not wearing pants to The Peep Show. They start talking about Randy Orton and Orton interrupts on the big screen. Orton takes credit for Christian not being able to wrestle any more. Orton says when he's done with Jericho tonight, the only TV show he'll be able to appear on is Total Divas. Jericho says Orton's show would be Total Jackass. Jericho fires back at Orton and tells him not to forget who he's facing tonight. Cole hypes the pay-per-view and that's it for the pre-show.