WWE issued the following press release:
WWE TO CELEBRATE HULK HOGAN’S BIRTHDAY ON
MONDAY NIGHT RAW®
STAMFORD, Conn., August 7, 2014 – Fans are invited to join a birthday bash for WWE legend Hulk Hogan during Monday Night Raw on August 11 at 8/7C on USA Network. From backstage parties to surprise guests, the arena will be rocking with birthday love for Hogan.
No one in the storied and star-studded history of sports entertainment has a more massive presence or took part in more defining moments than Hulk Hogan. Universally known, he set the standard for what a WWE Superstar should be. Hogan headlined the first-ever WrestleMania, slammed the 500lb. Andre the Giant in front of a WWE-record 93,173 fans at WrestleMania 3, and won multiple WWE Championships during his career. He was the first WWE Superstar to achieve mainstream success and global popularity, appearing in movies, television shows, and even his own animated series; all the while, becoming one of the most recognizable people on the planet.
Fans are invited to participate in the celebration by sending Hogan birthday messages using #HBDHulkHogan from their social media platforms.
Monday Night Raw is the longest-running, weekly episodic program in U.S. primetime TV history and is the most-watched, regularly scheduled programs on cable, airing live every Monday night on USA Network. Each week, it is rated one of the most socially active shows on cable television and continues to be a “must-stop” for celebrities to reach WWE’s TV audience and its more than 385 million social media followers.