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WWE's 'Friday Night Smackdown' Returning to USA Network

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WWE Friday Night Smackdown switching TV networks in new deal

WWE’s Friday Night SmackDown show is returning to USA Network in October 2024.

A new TV deal was announced on Thursday 21 September, the same afternoon that a number of performers were released from their contracts.

WWE and NBCUniversal agreed a five-year domestic media rights partnership “that will bring Friday Night SmackDown back to USA Network” according to a statement.

SmackDown has been airing on Fox in the United States since October 2019.

On Thursday, wrestlers including Dolph Ziggler, Mustafa Ali, Elias, Aliyah and Shelton Benjamin were released by WWE.

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