– The August 12 episode of SmackDown scored a 1.81 cable rating, the same number as the previous week.
The program averaged 2,640,000 viewers over the course of two hours, up from 2,570,000 the week before.
— In a battle of WWE Hall of Famers, Jerry Lawler will wrestle Dory Funk Jr. at the September 10 !BANG! TV taping in Ocala, Florida. Visit www.dory-funk.com for more information.
— WWE.com has announced that Chief Operating Officer of WWE, Triple H, will issue an address tonight on Raw.
Their statement reads: “After Summerslam’s controversial main event outcome, Triple H addresses the WWE Universe live tonight on Raw. Will he apologize for his bad call (affecting John Cena)? Will he discuss (Kevin) Nash’s involvement? Might the WWE COO reveal a coup that crowned Del Rio champion?”