WWE SmackDown FOX Premiere Viewership Draws Big Numbers

This week’s WWE SmackDown FOX premiere and 20th Anniversary episode drew 3.869 million viewers, according to Showbuzz Daily. This is up 84% from last week’s 2.099 million viewers for the final USA Network episode. To compare, Monday’s RAW season premiere drew an average of 2.571 million viewers, up from last week’s 2.210 million viewers. SmackDown won the night in the coveted… Read More WWE SmackDown FOX Premiere Viewership Draws Big Numbers

WWE Reportedly Bringing Back Pyro To TV Soon, New Entrance Stages

WWE will reportedly begin making significant changes to the look and feel of RAW and SmackDown next week. WWE is set to bring back pyro to their weekly RAW and SmackDown TV shows next week, according to a new report from @Wrestlevotes. It was noted that fireworks will once again be a fixture on WWE programming, which comes… Read More WWE Reportedly Bringing Back Pyro To TV Soon, New Entrance Stages

How WWE SmackDown On FOX Will Air For Different Time Zones, Other Ways To Watch The Show

WWE SmackDown will continue to air live for the Eastern and Central time zones when it moves to FOX Friday nights on October 4, beginning at 8pm ET and 7pm CT, and will continue to air on a tape-delay for the West Coast, beginning at 8pm PT. The Wrap adds that FOX officials believe that this is… Read More How WWE SmackDown On FOX Will Air For Different Time Zones, Other Ways To Watch The Show

AEW Commercials Air During WWE TV This Week (Videos)

It looks like AEW purchased commercial time during WWE NXT and WWE SmackDown this week. Fans on Twitter noted that they saw commercials for AEW on TNT during Tuesday’s SmackDown and during tonight’s NXT premiere on the USA Network. The commercials aired in various markets, and it looks like DirecTV was the main provider. You can see a few of the AEW ads on WWE TV… Read More AEW Commercials Air During WWE TV This Week (Videos)

FOX To Air WWE Specials And More Ahead Of WWE SmackDown Premiere

FOX has announced two special preview shows to celebrate the arrival of WWE on FOX, and to build to the SmackDown premiere on Friday, October 4. FOX will air a SmackDown’s Greatest Hits special on Friday, September 27 from 8pm-9pm ET. The special will be hosted by Charlotte Flair and The Miz. FOX will then air WrestleMania’s Legendary Moments… Read More FOX To Air WWE Specials And More Ahead Of WWE SmackDown Premiere

Kofi Kingston To Defend WWE Championship Against Brock Lesnar On The Fox Debut Of SmackDown

“The Beast” Brock Lesnar will face-off against Kofi Kingston for the WWE Championship next month during the first episode of Friday Night SmackDown on FOX. Lesnar and his advocate Paul Heyman made their presence felt during tonight’s episode of SmackDown Live after a six-man tag match in which Kofi and New Day were victorious. Brock… Read More Kofi Kingston To Defend WWE Championship Against Brock Lesnar On The Fox Debut Of SmackDown