Friday Night SmackDown Preview For Tonight, Triple H's Royal Rumble Surprises, The Miz/Nickelodeon

- The WWE blue brand returns for their second episode of the New Year of 2021 tonight, as Friday Night SmackDown goes down this evening on FOX with the latest build-up to this month's WWE Royal Rumble 2021 pay-per-view. Ahead of tonight's show, WWE released the following promotional trailer for the January 8, 2021 episode of Friday Night SmackDown on FOX, featuring Big E. vs. Apollo for the WWE Intercontinental Championship and more.

- WWE veteran The Miz appeared on the Nickelodeon series, "The Substitute" on Thursday evening, where "The Most Must-See WWE Superstar in History" showed off his "prankster" side while having some fun during his appearance on the program. Check out some photos of The Miz getting in disguise for some of his pranks on his appearance on Nickelodeon's "The Substitute" via the tweet embedded below courtesy of WWE's official Twitter feed.

- With two of Triple H's most exciting returns taking place at past Royal Rumble pay-per-views and the WWE Royal Rumble 2021 PPV fast-approaching later this month, the company thought it was an appropriate time to look back at some of Triple H's most exciting returns. Check out the latest installment of WWE Playlist, which looks at some of Triple H's most exciting returns throughout his WWE career, via the video embedded below courtesy of WWE's official YouTube channel. The official description for the video reads: "From his unforgettable return before the 2002 Royal Rumble to his 2016 comeback as No. 30 in the Rumble Match, look back at Triple H’s most thrilling returns."

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