-- Zack Ryder tweeted the following last night regarding fan chants at WWE's Capitol Punishment pay-per-view: "WE WANT RYDER chants at the PPV? I can't confirm this. I am not there."
-- The June 17 episode of WWE SmackDown! scored a 1.71 (1.7) cable rating, down from 1.77 (1.8) the prior two weeks.
SmackDown! averaged 2.71 million viewers, approximately the same as the previous week. This extends the program's streak of less than 3.0 million viewers to seven consecutive weeks.
It is the lowest rated episode of 2011. The previous low was set on May 6 with a 1.73 cable rating.
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