- As noted, this week's WWE SmackDown drew 2.127 million viewers, down from last week's 2.405 million viewers. The final rating for the show was a 1.56, down from last week's 1.71 rating.
- As noted, WWE announced 9 new Performance Center recruits earlier this week - Tommy End, Roderick Strong, Big Damo, Crazy Mary Dobson, Alvin Abitz, Theophilus Agbi, Demitrius Bronson, Taynara Melo de Carvalho and Victoria Gonzalez.
Top indie talent Ricochet, who has been rumored to be on WWE's radar for the past year, tweeted the following to Tommy End and Strong on getting signed, teasing that he will see them soon. It's worth noting that Ricochet could have been joking about seeing them around town as they all will be living in Orlando soon.