WWE is advertising two steel cage matches for the January 5th, 2016 SmackDown taping, which is the first USA Network broadcast taping. The actual episode will air on Thursday, January 7th, 2016.
As noted, Mauro Ranallo to be the new lead announcer of SmackDown
WWE tapes the episode of SmackDown from Laredo, TX at the Laredo Energy Arena.
Superstars who are advertised to appear at the taping include Dean Ambrose, Roman Reigns, Kane, Big Show, Bray Wyatt and many more.