Edge (RAW) and Daniel Bryan (SmackDown) are two wrestlers who have “significant creative influence” on the shows and the Observer Newsletter describes their role as actually being on each brand’s respective writing teams.
On the topic of the WWE creative team, a separate report from Pwinsider indicates that in response to the recent trend in viewership/ratings on Wednesday nights with Dynamite decisively defeating NXT in both figures, WWE has decided to hire new writers for their NXT show. Obviously, WWE officials aren’t happy with AEW defeating NXT in the ratings pretty much every Wednesday night.
WWE posted the following video from SmackDown, showing Shinsuke Nakamura & Cesaro celebrating their SmackDown Tag-Team Title reign:
Friday night’s edition of WWE 205 Live only featured one match, which was Isaiah “Swerve” Scott & Tony Nese vs. Joaquin Wilde & Raul Mendoza. You can check out some highlights from the match below: