Various: Updated WWE SmackDown Ratings, Upcoming WWE Network Additions, Indies

Updated WWE Friday Night SmackDown Ratings

This past Friday’s episode of WWE Friday Night SmackDown drew a final viewership of 2,309,000 on FOX, according to Showbuzz Daily. This was down compared to the initial overnight number of 2,350,000 viewers and the lowest overall viewership for the show on FOX.

The difference in viewership ratings is due to the overnight number only tracking major television markets while the final number includes all markets in the United States.

Upcoming New Content Additions for WWE Network

A new episode of WWE Untold, WWE Chronicle, and a Day Of documentary reportedly are among the new content arriving this weekend on the WWE Network, according to WWE and

A new episode of WWE Untold will air on the WWE Network on November 22nd and focuses on Sting’s final wrestling match of his career. Official synopsis below:

WWE Untold – Sting’s Last Stand
For the first time in his legendary 30-year career, Sting challenged for the WWE Championship. “The Vigilante”, Seth Rollins and more reveal the never-before-told stories behind what became The Stinger’s final match.

WWE announced that a new episode of WWE Chronicle will air on the WWE Network following the end of NXT TakeOver: WarGames on November 23rd and focuses on Cain Velasquez’s debut in the company.

A new episode in the WWE: Day Of documentary series is currently scheduled to air on the WWE Network prior to Survivor Series on November 24th. This documentary is titled WWE Day Of: The 2019 WWE Draft and focuses on Bayley, Charlotte Flair, and other WWE Superstars during last month’s WWE Draft. Official synopsis below:

WWE Day Of – The 2019 WWE Draft
Go behind the scenes of the 2019 WWE Draft, and follow Bayley, Charlotte Flair and others as they experience the career-changing moment of being drafted to either Raw or SmackDown.

Misc. Wrestling News & Notes

AXS TV will not be airing a new episode of their New Japan Pro Wrestling series on the network this Saturday. The network will instead be running an all-day marathon of the current season of Women’s of Wrestling starting at 10:00AM EST.

Joey Janela announced that The Great Muta will be making an appearance at Game Changer Wrestling’s Joey Janela’s Spring Break 4 event on April 3rd at the Cuban Club in Ybor City, Florida.

Major League Wrestling reportedly have recently signed Logan Creed to an official contract and Josef Samael to a contract extension with the company, according to PWInsider. Mike Johnson reported that Samel’s new deal also includes him having an expanded backstage role for the company.

MLW announced a new match for the card of their Opera Cup 2019 tournament, which takes place on December 5th in Queens, New York:
– Opera Cup 2019 tournament Opening Round – Shinjiro Otani vs. Davey Boy Smith Jr.