The report goes on to note that FOX is a speculated home for the Tuesday night program.
Sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that WWE's Smackdown is being shopped to various networks after NBCUniversal - whose USA Network airs the highly rated pro wrestling matches - declined to re-up its deal.
Hollywood Reporter Editorial Director Matthew Belloni posted information Wednesday indicating that Smackdown Live could be done on the USA Network, while Raw is sticking around at triple the price they're now making. It was noted that a new deal for RAW would be worth three times the current value, which would open up Smackdown moving to a new network.
Fox this year inked a massive five-year, $550 million annual deal for rights to the NFL's Thursday Night Football as the broadcast network begins to focus on sports and news.
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WWE's current deal with NBCUniversal expires on September 30th, 2019.
This won't be the first time both Raw and Smackdown will be on different TV channels as the shows were separated in the early '00s.
TV rights is a huge revenue earner for the WWE, so it's unlikely WWE just wants to put Smackdown on its own WWE Network.