Viewership For Steve Austin’s Show, Matches For Tonight’s WWE SmackDown, Birthdays

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- The season 3 premiere of Steve Austin’s Redneck Island on CMT averaged 1.02 million viewers, about the same as last week’s episode of TNA Impact Wrestling.

– WWE taped the following matches to air on tonight’s SmackDown:

* Curtis Axel vs. Chris Jericho

* Heath Slater vs. Alberto Del Rio

* Kane vs. Ryback

* Fandango vs. Zack Ryder

* Randy Orton and Daniel Bryan vs. Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns

There will also be a MizTV segment with special guests Randy Orton, Kane and Daniel Bryan.

– WWE Hall of Famer Howard Finkel turns 63 years old today while fellow Hall of Famer Mick Foley turns 48.