Former WWE World Heavyweight Champion Mark Henry made a surprise appearance in a pre-recorded segment at the 15th Annual Tribute to the Troops special. The “World’s Strongest Man” was involved in a segment with WWE Hall of Fame Sgt. Slaughter, Dolph Ziggler and The Miz that also acted as a promotion for KFC.
As noted, Lillian Garcia returned to sing the national anthem and do ring introductions for the special, and former WWE Champion JBL joined the commentary team, after leaving the company earlier this year.
Here’s a complete list of the returning WWE names, members of the media and special guest celebrities that were featured throughout the show:
Returning WWE Names
Lillian GarciaJohn Bradshaw LayfieldMark HenrySgt. Slaughter
Machine Gun Kelly, Sam Harris & Bebe Rexha performing “Home”Machine Gun Kelly performing “Let You Go”Nick JonasLuke Bryan
Mark Hamill, Oscar Isaac, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega & Laura Dern of “Star Wars”The cast of “Pitch Perfect 3”Mark Whalberg, Will Ferrell, Mel Gibson & John Lithgow of “Daddy’s Home 2”Clint EastwoodOwen Wilson, Terry Bradshaw, JK Simmons & Ed Helms of “Father Figures”
Chrissy Metz of “This is Us”Blake Shelton of “The Voice”Christopher Meloni of “Happy”The cast of “The Magicians”Gabriel Macht & Sarah Rafferty of “Suits”Dule Hill of “Psych”
Members of the Media
Stephen ColbertHoda Kotb & Savanah Guthrie of “Today”Lester Holt of NBC NewsCarl Quintanilla of CNBCStephanie Ruhle of MSNBCJose Diaz Balart of TelemundoMegyn Kelly