Freddie Prinze Jr.  grips creative role with WWE

USA Network says Prinze will boost entertainment factor

NEW YORK -- Freddie Prinze Jr. has taken on a behind-the-scene role on World Wrestling Entertainment's creative team.

The company said Wednesday that Prinze will contribute to WWE's weekly TV and monthly pay-per-view programs.

"Freddie Prinze Jr.'s passion, energy and creativity make him an excellent fit for WWE," said chairman Vince McMahon.

Chris McCumber, executive vp marketing digital & brand strategy at USA Network, which airs WWE programming, added: "Bringing on board an experienced Hollywood writer, actor and producer like Freddie Prinze Jr. will only increase the level of entertainment to millions of viewers and passionate WWE fans every Monday on USA."