-- As seen this week on WWE SmackDown!, MVP become the No. 1 contender to the Intercontinental Championship after defeating "Dashing" Cody Rhodes and Drew McIntyre in an Intercontinental Championship Qualifying Match. Next week, MVP will face Intercontinental Champion Dolph Ziggler in a title match on SmackDown!.
-- Thursday's episode of WWE Superstars on WGN America scored a 0.64 (0.6) rating, with 639,000 viewers. The midnight replay drew a 0.2 cable rating, with 174,000 viewers.
-- As we noted yesterday here on the website, Edge has missed the first shows of SmackDown!'s live event tour of Europe to film the third season finale of Syfy's Sanctuary. He will play the role of "an abnormal" named Thelo, with the episode scheduled to air in spring 2011.
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