-- On Tuesday at Yankee Stadium in New York, WWE Executive VP of Creative Development & Operations Stephanie McMahon and former WWE star JBL attended a Beyond Sport Summit with a group of 250 other global delegates. Beyond Sport is an organization that promotes, develops and supports the use of sports to create positive social change in the world. JBL was there as he is using rugby to help disadvantaged kids in Bermuda.
-- Stan sent word that there was 31 minutes and 11 seconds of in-ring action on Monday night's WWE RAW Supershow, up from the previous week.
-- SyFy sent out the following today:
WWE'S Friday Night Smackdown WAS #1 IN CABLE ON SEPTEMBER 23
STAMFORD – September 28, 2011 – WWE Friday Night Smackdown was the # 1 show on Cable with 3.25 million total viewers on Friday, September 23. This was the highest rated Friday episode of Smackdown on Syfy among Adults 18-34 and #2 among Adults 18-49. The 2.1 household rating is up +17% versus last week garnering 1.35 million Adults 18-49 and 1.36 million Adults 25-54.
Other ratings highlights:
Smackdown was the #1 telecast in cable on Friday with male viewers overall and with Men 18-49 and 25-54.
Smackdown was watched by 1,182,000 female viewers, beating all programming on CW, TLC, A&E, HGTV, Food Network, Lifetime, Hallmark, and Oxygen.
Smackdown was watched in the most homes since April 8, 2011, which was the first Smackdown after WrestleMania XXVII.
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