WWE confirmed the rumor from earlier today that Jesse Ventura will be hosting Monday Night Raw next week. Here is the full press release…
World Wrestling Entertainment® announced today that former Navy Seal and Governor of Minnesota Jesse Ventura will host WWE: A Raw Thanksgiving live November 23 at 8:00 PM ET / 7:00 PM CT on USA Network from the Giant Center in Hershey, PA.
Ventura is the star of the upcoming Conspiracy Theory with Jesse Ventura, a new series that seeks to uncover the truth behind the most compelling modern day conspiracy theories. The show, premiering December 2 at 10:00 PM ET on truTV, follows Ventura as he travels across the country investigating cases, hearing from both conspiracy believers and skeptics.
Each week celebrities from the world of sports, television, music and film take control of the most-watched regularly scheduled program on ad-supported cable television by arranging matches, dictating stipulations and managing the entire Raw roster of WWE Superstars and Divas for the evening. Ventura joins the prestigious list of past Raw celebrity guest hosts, including NBA All-Star Shaquille O’Neal, Emmy-winning actor Jeremy Piven, television legend Bob Barker, Access Hollywood’s Nancy O’Dell and rock icon Ozzy Osbourne.
Tune in Monday, November 23 to see if the WWE Hall of Famer gives the current WWE Superstars and Divas anything to be thankful for.
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