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[07/24/08 - 03:08 PM]
Wwe and Jenny Mccarthy Team Up to Fight Autism on NBC's "Saturday Night Main Event" August 2
Plus: look for video messages from Carmen Electra, Piers Morgan, James Roday, Toby Keith, Jewel, Billy Ray Cyrus, the cast of "Nashville Star" and more.

[via press release from NBC]

WWE AND JENNY McCARTHY TEAM UP TO FIGHT AUTISM ON NBC'S "SATURDAY NIGHT MAIN EVENT" AUGUST 2

NEW YORK, NY - July 24, 2008 - World Wrestling Entertainment� (WWE) will take over "Saturday Night's Main Event" returning to NBC for a special presentation on Saturday, August 2, from 9:00 - 10:00 pm ET/PT.

"Saturday Night's Main Event" on NBC will feature thrilling WWE competition, but this show will have special meaning. Jenny McCarthy along with other celebrities will tag team with WWE Superstars to raise awareness for children with Autism. Jenny McCarthy, who is a board member of Generation Rescue and has been called a "mother warrior" by Oprah, hopes to body slam Autism by educating parents and kids. WWE is happy to lend its ring on "Saturday Night's Main Event" to Jenny for the cause, also including star-studded video messages from Carmen Electra, Piers Morgan, James Roday, Toby Keith, Jewel, Billy Ray Cyrus, the cast of "Nashville Star" and more.

For more information and the most up-to-date news visit www.wwe.com and for further information on Generation Rescue please visit www.generationresuce.org.

Additional information on World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: WWE) can be found at corporate.wwe.com. For information on our global activities, go to http://www.wwe.com/worldwide/.





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