On March 31, Miz appeared in the first ever Slime Wrestling World Championship at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards, losing to the Big Show which resulted in him being thrown into a tub of slime.In 2012, Miz appeared on the Disney XD show Pair of Kings as a guest star.and as a heel, starting his in-ring competition with win over Tatanka in the September 2006 episode of Smack Down! After this win he, along with commentator Michael Cole, began to note whenever possible that he was "undefeated", though he only wrestled five matches over the next two months, defeating such wrestlers as Matt Hardy, Snitsky easily defeated The Miz to give ECW the draft pick, but after constantly assaulting The Miz after the match, the referee reversed the decision and awarded the match to Miz, thus allowing Smack Down! On the November 16 episode of Smack Down, he became one half of the WWE Tag Team Champions with John Morrison when they defeated Matt Hardy and Montel Vontavious Porter (MVP) in a title match, which gave The Miz his first title within the company.In February 2008, Miz and Morrison were given a streaming segment on the WWE website named The Dirt Sheet in which they mocked other wrestlers and facets of pop culture, showing off their promo skills.His partner was his former girlfriend and castmate, Trishelle Cannatella, and the two won the competition.In April 2007, he appeared on the game show Identity, where he appeared as a stranger, and contestant John Kim correctly identified his identity as a professional wrestler by the odd way he added "Miz-" before most words.He was ranked number one on Pro Wrestling Illustrated's annual PWI 500 list for 2011.
Neither man achieved a knockout, and the contest was awarded to Puder on the basis of crowd reaction. In July 2005, he wrestled two dark matches for WWE, teaming with former Tough Enough champion Matt Cappotelli to face The Highlanders (Robbie and Rory Mc Allister).As the duo continued to hold the titles, WWE downplayed the angle of Miz and Morrison disliking each other, and portrayed them as friends.Miz competed in a battle royal on the pre-show of Wrestle Mania XXIV but was unsuccessful in winning after being eliminated by Jamie Noble.The hosting duties seemed sporadic at best, with some weeks having little to no involvement of Miz at all.