— Two matches have been announced for tonight’s live SmackDown on the USA Network:
* The Miz vs. Randy Orton in a non-title match
— John Cena and John Morrison faced WWE Champion The Miz and Sheamus in a dark match following Monday’s live Raw broadcast. Cena hit the Attitude Adjustment on Sheamus while Morrison hit Starship Pain on The Miz. The referee simultaneously counted to three.
— The Dec. 17 episode of SmackDown scored a 1.76 cable rating, with 2,621,000 viewers. The previous week’s show drew a 1.77, with 2,635,000 viewers.