— The social media ratings for this week’s episode of SmackDown Live are in. The show ranked #2 among series & specials for the night in Nielsen’s social media TV ratings. On Facebook, SmackDown had 73,000 interactions with 46,000 unique authors, which is up from last week’s 72,000 interactions and 46,000 authors. On Twitter, the show had 177,000 interactions with 33,000 unique authors, which is up from last week’s 153,000 interactions and 36,000 authors.
— James Ellsworth noted on Twitter that Wednesday marked 1 year since making his blue brand debut on WWE SmackDown. If you recall, Ellsworth had previously appeared as a “Rosebud” for Adam Rose and made his WWE in-ring debut on the July 25th, 2016 Raw with a loss to Braun Strowman. He tweeted out the following: