SmackDown Rating For This Week, Ross Report Note, Finn Balor

– This week’s edition of WWE SmackDown scored a final cable rating of 1.79, up from last week’s show, which drew a 1.63 rating. SmackDown averaged 2.35 million viewers this week, which was also up from last week’s show, which scored 2.153 million viewers.

– NXT Champion Finn Balor celebrates hs 34th birthday today. Balor was born on July 25, 1981.

– Al Snow will be the guest on Jim Ross’ next “Ross Report” podcast, which will be available next Tuesday night at The official description for the episode reads as follows:

“Al Snow, gifted trainer, broadcaster and wrestler talks about his unique career and the wrestlers that he’s trained and the 30+ year career that he’s still enjoying. Talks Smoky Mountain Wrestling, ECW, WWE Attitude Era, TNA and much more. Super show if you want to be in the wrestling business.”

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