This week’s episode of WWE SmackDown Live is set to take place from the Enterprise Center in St. Louis, MO, and it will be the go-home show for Survivor Series.

PWInsider is reporting that Triple H is not backstage for SmackDown, as he’s recovering from his recent surgery, and Vince McMahon is not backstage either. Kevin Dunn and Michael Hayes are backstage for tonight’s SmackDown taping.

It’s also being reported that WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair is in St. Louis, but it’s not known if he’ll be appearing on SmackDown tonight.

Superstars being advertised for SmackDown Live this week include AJ Styles, Shinsuke Nakamura, Daniel Bryan, Samoa Joe, The Miz, Randy Orton, Rey Mysterio, Jeff Hardy, Carmella, Charlotte Flair, Becky Lynch, Xavier Woods, Big E, Kofi Kingston and more.

WWE is focusing on the following points for tonight’s show:

  • How will Raw react to Becky Lynch’s invasion?
  • Can the Men’s Survivor Series team get on the same page?
  • Will Charlotte Flair captain the women’s team this Sunday?
  • Who will join The Usos & The New Day at Survivor Series?