Holy Foley Debuting This Summer
WWE have announced that Mick Foley and his daughter Noelle will be the focus of a Foley family reality show that debuts this Summer. It looks like it may be a way to introduce Noelle as a new WWE Diva:
WWE NETWORK TO PREMIERE HOLY FOLEY THIS AUGUST
Docu-Series Produced by Trooper Entertainment in association with Lionsgate
STAMFORD, Conn., March 31, 2016 – WWE Network continues to add to its robust slate of original programming with the newly green-lit show, Holy Foley, which will offer viewers a comedic, behind-the-scenes look into the life of WWE Hall of Famer, husband and father Mick Foley and his unique relationship with his daughter Noelle. Produced by Trooper Entertainment in association with Lionsgate, this 10-episode, 30-minute family reality series is slated to premiere in August 2016.
“I am excited to give fans a behind-the-scenes look into the Foley family life,” said Mick Foley. “Holy Foley will be filled with surprises, lots of drama and moments that will make you laugh out loud.”
“It’s an honor to be working with WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley, and I’m very happy to be collaborating with WWE on this series,” said Executive Producer Dave Caplan.
“As a leader in supplying premium content to digital platforms, we are very pleased to once again partner with WWE and bring this fun family series to WWE Network,” said Jennifer O’Connell, Executive Vice President, Alternative Programming, Lionsgate Television. “Holy Foley is an exciting way to give the WWE Universe a unique behind-the-scenes look into the Foley family.”
At the Foley household on suburban Long Island, Mick Foley simply sees himself as a stand-up comedian and Santa-loving dad to his family of five, including wife Colette, sons Dewey, Mickey and Hughie, and daughter Noelle, with whom he shares a picture-perfect, father-daughter relationship.
However, unbeknownst to Mick, Noelle has decided she wants to follow in her father’s footsteps, and has been secretly training to join WWE. Just when Mick thought he was out of the ring, Noelle is leading the charge to pull him back in.
As if Noelle’s aspirations weren’t enough, Dewey, Mick’s oldest son, recently landed his dream job as a writer’s assistant on the WWE creative team.
In Holy Foley, real-life antics and laugh-out-loud moments will unfold as cameras follow two generations of Foleys trying to make it in life – and at WWE.
John Cena and Cesaro To Appear At Wrestlemania?
Word is that John Cena and Cesaro are both on the verge of being cleared to wrestle (or already have been) and thus may make surprise appearances at Wrestlemania. John Cena’s role could be anything, but Cesaro is rumored to be a surprise member of the Andre The Giant Memorial Battle Royal. 4 spots are left, with the following stars confirmed:
Heath Slater, Curtis Axel, Adam Rose, Bo Dallas, Big Show, Kane, Tyler Breeze, Mark Henry, Jack Swagger, Fandango, Damien Sandow, Darren Young, Konnor, Viktor, Goldust and R-Truth.
Luke Harper Update
The latest word on Luke Harper is that he’s dealing with a torn ACL and may require several months off to heal after surgery.
Xpac Didn’t Want To Wrestle Shane
Shane McMahon’s first Wrestlemania match was way back at Wrestlemania 15 against Xpac. He admitted in an appearance on the Steve Austin Show that he didn’t want to wrestle a non-wrestler at the time:
“Vince [McMahon] asked me to work with Shane at ‘Mania and I was like, at first, ‘oh man, I want to wrestle a wrestler at WrestleMania!’ Like, I’m such a knucklehead back then and so stubborn and I want everything to be my way, my idea, everything like that I didn’t understand Vince is asking me to have a match with his son at WrestleMania. Yeah, and he was great. He was great. We had 27 minutes, man. And I beat the living tar out of him!”
The two actually became close friends after working the storyline.
Waltman also said he thinks a lot of the Attitude Era stars would never have passed WWE’s current medical testing:
“I’m telling you, I think 75% of us wouldn’t even have been able to work in WWE today because we couldn’t even pass the physical [examination] because this or that being wrong with us for years. I really think that. I think that a lot of guys wouldn’t have. It’s tough to pass that physical.”