STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WWE (NYSE:WWE) announced today that America’s sweetheart, Betty White, will guest star on its flagship program Monday Night Raw, next Monday, February 10 at 8/7C on USA Network.
Each week, Monday Night Raw 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 250 million social media followers.
The Emmy award winning actress, comedienne, author and television personality is best known for her television roles on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and The Golden Girls. She currently stars in the TV Land sitcom Hot in Cleveland for which she has won two Screen Actors Guild Awards. She also hosts Lifetime’s hidden camera show Betty White's Off Their Rockers which has received two Emmy nominations. Betty dedicates her time to causes that support the health and welfare of animals
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, the #1 cable network for 8 consecutive years.
Season 3 of Betty White’s Off Their Rockers premieres February 28 on Lifetime and Season 5 of Hot in Cleveland relaunches with a live premiere March 26 on TV Land.
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