Devin Cutting passed on the following press release issued by WWE earlier today.
Shaq and Jeremy Piven Tapped as Next Hosts of WWE’s Monday Night Raw(R)
STAMFORD, Conn., Jul 22, 2009 — WWE’s Monday Night Raw(R) on USA Network continues its weekly celebrity guest host series with NBA All-Star Shaquille O’Neal and Emmy Award-winning actor and Entourage star, Jeremy Piven.
Shaq will host Raw live from the Verizon Center in the nation’s capital on Monday, July 27th and Piven, August 3rd from Mohegan Sun in Connecticut.
Each week celebrities from the world of sports, television, music and film take control of the most-watched regularly scheduled program on cable television by arranging matches, dictating stipulations and managing the entire RAW roster of WWE Superstars and Divas for the evening. Actor/writer/producer Seth Green and Rock N Roll Hall of Famers ZZ Top were the first two guest hosts of Monday Night Raw, which airs live episodes each week at 9:00 PM ET on USA Network.
In addition to his role as Ari Gold in Entourage, Piven will be starring in the upcoming comedy film, The Goods: Live Hard. Sell Hard debuting in theaters August 14th.
Additional information on World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:WWE) can be found at http://wwe.com and http://corporate.wwe.com. For information on our global activities, go to http://www.wwe.com/worldwide/.