— The December 9, 2011 episode of WWE SmackDown drew a 2.24 (2.2) cable rating, with 3.238 million viewers. This is up from the previous week’s live special, which drew a 2.0.
— Tyson Kidd defeated Damien Shandow is the dark match prior to RAW. Sandow is formally known as Idol Stevens. He’s currently working in Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW).
— Former WWE Tag Team Champion “The Road Dogg” Jesse/BG James returned on this week’s edition of RAW. He was a presenter for the “Pipebomb moment of the year”. As we’ve been reporting, James is back with WWE working as a backstage agent.