SmackDown kicks off with The Miz in the ring as the self-proclaimed “A-Lister” The Miz would host Miz TV with his special guests, the four Semi-Finalists in the WWE World Heavyweight Championship Tournament, who will face off this Sunday at Survivor Series. Before The Miz can even introduce him, Intercontinental Champion Kevin Owens makes his way to the ring, saying that he’s decided that he is turning Miz TV into “The Kevin Owens Show”, saying that once he is the WWE World Heavyweight Champion, no one will be able to deny that he is “the man”.
The Miz then begins to introduce his second guest, but he is interrupted again as United States Champion Alberto Del Rio makes his way to ringside with Zeb Colter in tow. Colter says that they are not going to “separate and hate”, telling The Miz that they refuse to participate in the “charade” that is Miz TV. Zeb then says that The Miz can call his show whatever he wants, saying that a show is judged by its content, not its name, calling Miz TV “crap”. Kevin Owens finds this amusing which leads to Colter addressing the Intercontinental Champion, saying Owens is a “hater” and, even worse, Owens is from Canada. Colter then asks if Owens “ice skated across Lake Michigan one night”. Now in the ring, Del Rio says that, once he is the WWE World Heavyweight Champion, there will be a place for people like Kevin Owens, saying that they will always need someone to clean their pools in “MexAmerica”. Owens responds by saying that “nobody” missed Del Rio while he was away from WWE.
The third Semi-Finalist then makes his way to the ring as Dean Ambrose joins Miz TV, saying that he is “thrilled” to be on Miz TV, saying that Owens and Del Rio are not “respecting the system”. Ambrose then says that Del Rio is “one bad hombre”, but if he has to go through him, he will before telling Kevin Owens to take his “best shot”, saying that he is walking out with the WWE World Heavyweight Championship this Sunday. The Miz then begins to introduce the fourth Semi-Finalist, but his introduction is again cut off as Roman Reigns makes his way to the ring. The Miz then starts to tell Roman about how Miz TV works, but Reigns says that the way Miz TV works is that The Miz keeps talking until someone shuts him up. Inexplicably, the unpredictable R-Truth then interrupts Miz TV, making his way to the ring, telling everyone that they are looking at the “underdog”.
As the other five men in the ring look at R-Truth, perplexed, Truth says that he’s a “survivor” and, at Survivor Series, he is going to cut through every one of the men in the ring and he will become the new WWE World Heavyweight Champion. The Miz then breaks it to R-Truth that he’s not even in the tournament, saying that the tournament has been going on for two weeks and he’s never been in it. Surprised and embarrassed, R-Truth says “my bad”, wishing Roman Reigns and Dean Ambrose good luck before leaving the ring, letting Miz TV continue.
Fed up with the interruptions, The Miz explains that he’s supposed to talk about how it could be “friend versus friend” or “champion versus champion” at Survivor Series and it’s supposed to lead to a face-off that ultimately leads to a fight, making it the most “dramatic” Survivor Series of all-time all thanks to him. Roman tells The Miz to “chill out”, telling The Miz that he’s familiar with Hollywood, so he’s the “director”, telling The Miz to direct them. Reigns suggests that The Miz call “action” and The Miz tries to show Roman how it’s done, but when Miz calls “action”, Dean Ambrose pops The Miz in the mouth, leaving Miz out cold. Kevin Owens and Alberto Del Rio are quick to leave the ring, leaving Roman Reigns and Dean Ambrose in the ring.
Dean Ambrose is warming up when he’s approached by Roman Reigns. Ambrose is feeling great and how badly they’re going to beat their opponents tonight. Reigns likes it, but if that happens at Survivor Series, it means they’ll face each other for the belt. Reigns says if he gets that close again, he has to treat Ambrose like everyone else. Ambrose says he expects nothing less. They both have to follow their own paths, and if those paths cross, they’ll jump off the bridge together when it happens.
Then it was time for the main event as, three nights before they all head into Survivor Series to face off in the Semi-Finals of the WWE World Heavyweight Championship Tournament, Roman Reigns would team with Dean Ambrose to face Intercontinental Champion Kevin Owens and United States Champion Alberto Del Rio, with Zeb Colter in his corner. During a wild match, the action would spill to the outside where Kevin Owens would attempt a Pop-Up Powerbomb to Dean Ambrose on the floor, but Roman Reigns would intervene, blasting Kevin Owens with the Superman Punch. As both teams are counted out, Alberto Del Rio sends Roman Reigns shoulder-first into the steel steps, following it up with a kick to the face of Reigns. Del Rio then rolls Ambrose back into the ring, but “The Lunatic Fringe” fights back, hitting Del Rio with Dirty Deeds. Kevin Owens then goes for the Pop-Up Powerbomb, but Ambrose avoids the powerbomb as Roman Reigns blasts Owens with the Spear! Reigns and Ambrose then stand tall in the ring before heading to the outside where both competitors admire the WWE World Heavyweight Title belt.