After the limited success of Dwayne Johnson's 'Hero' television series, TNT is continuing its relationship with Dwayne The Rock Johnson in the unscripted programming, as the cable network orders Wake Up Call to series.
Variety recently reported on the upcoming reality series:
Wake Up Call will feature Johnson lending a helping hand to everyday people who are facing enormous challenges in their lives, whether they be dead-beat dads, sports teams that dont gel, or business owners struggling to survive. Johnson will bring his own brand of motivation to each group of people, from 4 a.m. wake-up calls, to emotional reunions and goal setting.
We had a wonderful time working with Dwayne The Rock Johnson on The Hero, in which he challenged and mentored a group of everyday heroes, said David Eilenberg, senior vice president, unscripted development for TNT and TBS. Wake Up Call evolved from our experience on The Hero and is its natural successor, bringing the human spirit of that show home to take on everyday challenges. In this new series, Dwayne will bring his mission of empowerment and change right to peoples front doors.
TNT has ordered eight hourlong episodes of Wake Up Call and will debut the series next year.
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