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PRO WRESTLING: Internet sensation Grumpy Cat to appear on WWE Raw on Nov. 17 on USA Network

Internet sensation Grumpy Cat will be on ‘WWE Monday Night Raw’ on Nov. 17 on the USA Network.
Internet sensation Grumpy Cat will be on ‘WWE Monday Night Raw’ on Nov. 17 on the USA Network. Photo Courtesy WWE

Internet sensation Grumpy Cat will guest star on WWE’s flagship program, Monday Night Raw, on Nov. 17 at 8 p.m. EST on the USA Network.

Grumpy Cat has become a pop-culture phenomenon and currently boasts seven million Facebook fans, 500,000 Instagram followers and her YouTube page has received 29 million video views.

With countless media appearances including The Today Show, American Idol and Forbes Magazine under her collar, Grumpy Cat has taken over with a best-selling book, a beverage line and her own line of merchandise. Next up for this celebrity feline is the original movie Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever, which will air Nov. 29 on Lifetime.

“WWE’s mission is to put smiles on people’s faces – and now we will attempt the same with Grumpy Cat,” said WWE Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon. “We are going to do everything in our power to make sure she has a good time.”

Monday Night Raw is the longest-running, weekly episodic program in U.S. prime-time TV history and is the most-watched, regularly scheduled program 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 420 million social media followers.

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