-- Smackdown this past Friday night did a 1.98 cable rating with 2,940,000 viewers. That is a strong number for the show, even if it was down from the 9/23 episode, which did a big 2.3 cable rating.

-- Today is John Morrison's 32nd birthday.

-- In order to sell the reality of The Miz and R-Truth's firing, WWE is referring to them by their real names on their Facebook Page, posting the following regarding tonight's RAW: "Just one night after WWE Hell in a Cell devolved into chaos thanks to former WWE Superstars Mike Mizanin and Ron Killings, will WWE COO Triple H - WWE Universe be able to restore order on WWE Monday Night Raw SuperShow? Tune in LIVE TONIGHT at 9/8 CT on USA Network."

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