– WWE began airing ads today in Lake Charles, Louisiana for a May 27th SmackDown live event with Randy Orton vs. Sheamus for the World Title, Big Show vs. Kane and Natalya vs. Beth Phoenix. The same ad played later in the day with Orton vs. Sheamus replaced with Daniel Bryan vs. Sheamus.
“Growing up I was always taught where there’s a will there’s a way. I put that into effect TONIGHT! #MizMania”
– Friday’s episode of WWE SmackDown scored a 1.80 cable rating, down from the previous week’s rating. This week’s show averaged 2.75 million viewers, also down from the previous week.
Partial source: PWTorch