- It was announced at today's WWE SmackDown tapings in Glasgow that James Ellsworth will be Team SmackDown's mascot for the November 20th WWE Survivor Series pay-per-view.
- SmackDown Superstar Kalisto will face The Brian Kendrick for Kendrick's WWE Cruiserweight Title at the November 20th Survivor Series pay-per-view. If Kalisto wins, the cruiserweight division leaves RAW and comes to the blue brand.
- During tonight's Smackdown tapings, they did an injury angle with Baron Corbin. Corbin attacked Kalisto before his match against Kalisto. Corbin slipped on the ring apron and was selling a knee injury. Kalisto then attacked the knee and it was announced that Baron Corbin is OUT of Survivor Series due to his leg being hurt.
Later, Shane McMahon was announced as the fifth member of Team Smackdown at Survivor Series.