- As seen above, SmackDown General Manager Daniel Bryan appeared on FOX 29 in Philadelphia this week and blocked a takedown from host Quincy Harris.

- As noted, the post-Backlash WWE SmackDown episode drew 2.658 million viewers, up from last week's 2.454 million viewers. The final rating for the show was a 1.86, up from last week's 1.76 rating for Labor Day. As noted, Monday's RAW did just 2.69 million viewers with a 1.88 rating. The RAW rating was only 1% higher than the SmackDown rating, which is the closed margin between the two shows since SmackDown moved to NBCUniversal in 2010.

- Below is a promo for the next WWE Performance Center All Access Pass event on November 14th:

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