— Following his U.S. book signing tour, Bret Hart underwent knee replacement surgery in Calgary, Alberta. Jim Ross wrote on his blog at JrsBarBQ.com that Hart is already up and using his walker, and should be home in the next day or two. Hart is expected to then return to his home in Hawaii in January.
— MyNetworkTV moved up in the top ten TV channel rankings thanks to some help from WWE SmackDown. MyNetworkTV claims they jumped six spots from number 16 to 10 in the key 18-49 demographic. They are also boasting a 50% ratings increase compared to last year.