WWE Brand Split, Smackdown Going Live
On July 19, 2016, Smackdown will moving from Thursday, to Tuesday and it will also be live. Smackdown has always been taped on Tuesdays and aired on Thursdays/Fridays. This will help Smackdown keep up with Raw.
WWE also announced they will be bringing back the brand split. Some wrestlers will be exclusive to Raw, others to Smackdown. This will give more people the chance to emerge as bigger stars, form new rivalries, and maybe even earn a new belt or two.