— As noted earlier, Matt Hardy announced via Twitter that he has been “invited” to be at the Ring of Honor iPPV this Saturday. The show takes place in Chicago Ridge, Illinois. Hardy is reportedly set to have a major program with the company that will include an iPPV main event.
— Friday’s episode of Smackdown scored a 1.95 (2.0) cable rating, with 2.95 million viewers, which was up from a 1.89 and 2.66 million viewers the week before. It is the highest rating and viewership since a 2.02 and 2.96 million on July 20th. The show ranked #4 among cable TV shows for the night in viewers, #1 for the timeslot and #1 for the night in all key demographics. The show was up 0.7 in males 12 – 17 to the highest rating in that demo this year.