Variety has a new article where they take a look at the WWE RAW guest-host gimmick and reveal some future candidates for the spot that have yet to be mentioned before.
The article claims WWE has successfully become part of the "talk show circuit" where hollywood’s finest stops by to promote whatever they have going on right now. The article talks about the Jeremy Piven and Seth Green hosted shows, quoting Stephanie McMahon talking about how this raises awareness among the brand in Hollywood and will hopefully translate to new viewers.
Variety claims the stunt is successful thus far, claiming the show has increased by 10% in viewership since the angle started.
The Variety piece claims the following celebrities are confirmed as future RAW guest hosts: Bob Barker, Al Sharpton, Nancy O’Dell, Floyd Mayweather and LeBron James.
Celebrities in talks with WWE to host RAW, according to Variety include: Pete Wentz, Ashlee Simpson, the Osbournes, Danny DeVito, Regis Philbin, Kelly Ripa, Jimmy Fallon, Rachael Ray, MC Hammer, Woody Harrelson, Serena Williams and Ashton Kutcher.
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