Posted January 29th, 2015 by 1Wrestling News Team

NEW YORK and STAMFORD, Conn., – January 29, 2015 – WWE SmackDown will air live on Syfy tonight at 8pm ET/PT and will feature Daniel Bryan® vs. Kane® in the legendary WWE Casket Match as well as WWE Superstars including Roman Reigns®, Seth Rollins® and Dean Ambrose®, and WWE Divas Natalya™, Paige™ and Alicia Fox™.

Since moving to Thursday nights just two weeks ago, WWE SmackDown instantly became Thursday night’s most-watched original program on all of cable. It was also watched by more men than any program on cable and watched by more women than any program on MTV, TLC, A&E, Food Network, E!, ABC Family or Bravo.

With more than 800 original episodes, SmackDown is the second longest-running weekly episodic program in U.S. television history, only behind WWE’s other flagship program, Monday Night Raw. Over the past 15 years, SmackDown has been broadcast from 170 different venues, in 148 cities, in seven different countries including the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Iraq, Japan, Italy and Mexico.  The name SmackDown came from WWE Superstar Dwayne “The Rock®” Johnson’s popular catchphrase, “Lay the Smackdown.”

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About WWE

WWE, a publicly traded company (NYSE: WWE), is an integrated media organization and recognized leader in global entertainment. The company consists of a portfolio of businesses that create and deliver original content 52 weeks a year to a global audience. WWE is committed to family friendly entertainment on its television programming, pay-per-view, digital media and publishing platforms. WWE programming is broadcast in more than 150 countries and 30 languages and reaches more than 650 million homes worldwide. The company is headquartered in Stamford, Conn., with offices in New York, Los Angeles, London, Mexico City, Mumbai, Shanghai, Singapore, Munich, Dubai and Tokyo.

Additional information on WWE (NYSE: WWE) can be found at wwe.com and corporate.wwe.com. For information on our global activities, go to http://www.wwe.com/worldwide/.

About Syfy

Syfy is a media destination for imagination-based entertainment. With year round acclaimed original series, events, blockbuster movies, classic science fiction and fantasy programming, a dynamic Web site (www.Syfy.com), and a portfolio of adjacent business (Syfy Ventures), Syfy is a passport to limitless possibilities. Originally launched in 1992 as SCI FI Channel, and currently in 96 million homes, Syfy is a network of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies.  NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.(Syfy. Imagine Greater.)

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