During FOX’s NFL coverage today it was officially confirmed that the WWE Draft will be returning on the October 11 episode of Friday Night SmackDown and conclude on the October 14 episode of Raw on USA Network.
WWE is committed to once again ensuring the brands are split to the "Wild Card" rule will be nixed and announcers will also be exclusive to their respective brands.
The following comes from WWE.com:
There’s about to be a Draft in here!
The destinies of WWE Superstars will be determined during a two-night WWE Draft taking place live on Friday Night SmackDown on Oct. 11 on FOX and Raw on Oct. 14 on USA Network.
On both nights of the Draft, Superstars from Raw and SmackDown will appear along with personalities from FOX and NBCUniversal programming to announce select picks that will determine the rosters of each distinct brand.
Stick with WWE Digital for more news on the WWE Draft as it develops.