-- WWE has confirmed via Twitter that WWE Hall of Famer Bret Hart will appear on this Friday's episode of SmackDown!.

Their statement reads: "This Friday on @WWE #SmackDown, WWE Hall of Famer @BretHart will be SmackDown's GM from his hometown of Calgary, Alberta, Canada!"

He is also locally advertised to appear at tonight's taping at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta as the special guest referee for a Street Fight between World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton and Christian. This will be a post-show dark match.

-- WWE Divas Champion Kelly Kelly indicated on Twitter that she will be on hand for tonight's SmackDown taping.

She wrote, "At smackdown baby... let'see what booty whippings I can give out tonight."

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