WWE Set for Annual Slammy Awards
STAMFORD CONN – SPORTS – Film and television star Seth Green will guest host Monday Night Raw and WWE’s 2014 Slammy Awards this Monday live at 8 pm ET/7C on USA Network. The annual fan-voted Slammy Awards are WWE’s version of the Oscars, honoring the best of the year with its own golden statue. In addition to Monday Night Raw, the Slammy Awards will be presented across multiple platforms including digital, mobile, social and for the first time, WWE Network.
Green is the co-creator and executive producer of the Emmy Award-winning Robot Chicken and the Robot Chicken Christmas Special, which will air this Sunday at 11:30 pm ET on Adult Swim. Green is also a longtime WWE fan and previously appeared on Monday Night Raw on July 13, 2009.
Select Slammy Awards will be given out exclusively on WWE.com and for the first time, during the pre-show on WWE Network beginning at 7:30 pm ET this Monday.
The Slammy Award categories and nominees will be announced through WWE’s social media platforms including the WWE Twitter and Facebook accounts, beginning today at noon ET, and continuing throughout the week. The WWE Universe will have the opportunity to help select nominees in each category by using #Slammy.
Voting for the Slammy Awards given out on Monday Night Raw will take place this Monday starting at 8 pm ET during the telecast exclusively through the WWE App.
Last year’s show received a record breaking 1.64 million votes, a 180 percent increase from 2012’s record-setting awards show.
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. Raw has been a cable mainstay for more than 20 years and is consistently a top ten show on television.