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Edge, Undertaker to appear on 900th episode of WWE SmackDown

WWE’s SmackDown Live will air its landmark 900th episode Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 8 p.m. ET/PT live on USA Network with special appearances by WWE Superstar The Undertaker and WWE Hall of Famer Edge.

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The episode marks The Undertaker’s first time back in a WWE ring since he defeated SmackDown Live Commissioner Shane McMahon earlier this year inside Hell in a Cell at WrestleMania 32 in front of more than 101,000 fans at AT&T Stadium in Arlington/Dallas.

WWE Hall of Famer and SmackDown legend Edge will return to host his always memorable talk show, “The Cutting Edge.”

At 900 episodes, SmackDown is the second longest-running weekly episodic program in U.S. television history, only behind Monday Night Raw which has aired 1,225 episodes.

- Raw, SmackDown Debate

WWE Network will air State of the WWE Universe, a live provocative debate between Monday Night Raw commissioner Stephanie McMahon and General Manager Mick Foley, and SmackDown Live commissioner Shane McMahon and General Manager Daniel Bryan, live immediately following Monday Night Raw on Monday, Nov. 14.

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Hosted by Renee Young, the commissioners and general managers will come together for a special State of the WWE Universe address with a competitive update on the current happenings of WWE’s fall classic, Survivor Series.

Survivor Series will occur Sunday, Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. ET live on WWE Network, with a match between WWE Superstars Brock Lesnar and Goldberg, who is returning to the ring after 12 years.

Plus, Monday Night Raw and SmackDown Live will go head-to-head in a series of traditional Survivor Series Elimination matches to determine which brand reigns supreme.

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