PRO WRESTLING: WWE Week on USA Network kicks off Dec. 15

USA Network and WWE will kick off the holiday season with an action-packed “WWE Week” beginning Dec. 15 with Monday Night Raw, followed by a live SmackDown and a two-hour Tribute to the Troops special, along with a week-long daytime roadblock featuring interviews with the WWE Superstars and Divas.

RAW and SmackDown feature a star-studded cast of WWE Superstars and Divas, and deliver a shot of adrenaline to viewers with over-the-top action, feats of athleticism and high octane-drama.

On Monday, Dec. 15 from 8-11 p.m. EST, USA will air Monday Night Raw, live from Detroit, Mich.

On Tuesday, Dec, 16 from 8-10 p.m. EST, USA will also air SmackDown live from Grand Rapids, Mich.

On Wednesday, Dec. 17 from 8-10 p.m. EST, USA will air one of the most patriotic and heartwarming shows of the holiday season, WWE Tribute to the Troops.

In the tradition of Bob Hope, WWE brings together the best of sports entertainment and pop culture with celebrity appearances and performances from music’s most popular acts for our servicemen and women to honor their commitment and dedication to our country. The 12th annual holiday special will also re-air as a one hour special on NBC on Saturday, Dec. 27 from 8-9 p.m. EST.

WWE also takes over USA DAYTIME from 11a.m.-3 p.m. Monday, Dec. 15-Friday, Dec. 19, as host Cat Greenleaf interviews WWE Superstars and Divas, on her iconic stoop, including The Miz, Big Show, Titus O’Neil and Brie Bella and WWE Chief Brand Officer, Stephanie McMahon.

Monday Night Raw on USA is the most-watched, regularly scheduled, year-round program on cable, airing a live three-hour block every Monday night, 52 weeks a year. RAW has been a cable mainstay for more than 20 years and is consistently a top ten show on television. The three-hour block on USA averages 2.12MM P18-49, 2.18MM P25-54 and 4.73MM total viewers P2+. Raw and SmackDown have reached 53.1MM total viewers P2+ 2014 to-date.

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