This unique, bigger-than-life two-hour saga has ratcheted up the drama and intensified the classic rivalries. With a recurring cast of unique WWE Superstars, WWE presents an astonishing display of athleticism combined with riveting dramatic and comedic story lines. Superstars featured each week include Batista, Chavo Guerrero, Edge, The Great Khali, Rey Mysterio, The Undertaker and many more.
1999 - 2001 - UPN - Thursday at 8PM - WWF Smackdown
2001 - 2005 - UPN - Thursday at 8PM - WWE Smackdown
2005 - 2006 - UPN - Friday at 8PM - WWE Friday Night Smackdown
2006 - 26 September 2008 - WB - Friday at 8PM - Friday Night Smackdown
2 October 2008 - 24 September 2010 - MyNetworkTV - Friday at 8PM - Friday Night Smackdown
1 October 2010 - 9 January 2015 - Syfy - Friday at 8PM - Friday Night SmackDown
15 January 2015 - ? - Syfy - Thursday at 8PM - Thursday Night SmackDown (WWE SmackDown!)
The following matches have been scheduled for tonight's card at the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, MI.
Matches are currently pending contract signings.
The following matches have been scheduled for tonight's card at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC.
Los Matadores vs. the WWE Tag-team Champions Tyson Kidd & Cesaro
Kane vs. Ryback
Big Show vs. Ryback
AJ Lee (with Paige) vs. Brie Bella (with the WWE Divas Champion Nikki Bella)
The Miz & Damien Sandow vs. the New Day
Jack Swagger vs. the U.S. Champion Rusev
Main Event: Dean Ambrose & Dolph Ziggler vs. Luke Harper & the Intercontinental Champion Bad News Barrett
All WWE SmackDown! news
Recaps14x45: Episode 725 (Hampton, VA) recap
: We open in Hampton, VA, and just like so many shows of late, we're greeted by "Ride of the Valkyries." Daniel Bryan makes his way to the ring chanting "YES!" with the crowd... read more.14x44: Episode 724 (Topeka, KS) recap
: Michael Cole welcomes us to Friday Night Smackdown--and "Cult of Personality" hits immediately! CM Punk enters to a loud pop. Punk makes his way to the ring, clad in his tights and characteristic black hoodie... read more.14x42: Episode 722 (Dayton, OH) recap
: This week’s Smackdown opens with a recap video for WWE Payback, last Sunday’s pay per view that gave us new Divas, Intercontinental and World Heavyweight Champions... read more.
Warning: WWE SmackDown! guide may contain spoilers
: Returning SeriesNetwork
: Thursdays at 08:00 pmRuntime
: 120 MinutesPremiere
: April 29, 1999Episode Order
Akas • Friday Night Smackdown! (Alternate title), (Used In USA)
• Smackdown (Short title), (Used In USA)
• WWE Smackdown (Alternate Title - UK), (Used In United Kingdom)
• WWE Smackdown! (2003-2006), (Used In USA)
• WWF Smackdown! (1999-2003), (Used In USA)