If you’re looking for a bit of TV entertainment, look no further than WWE superstars The Big Show and The Miz, as the two professional wrestlers are set to star in upcoming in shows.
Former WWE Champion and legendary giant The Big Show, now retired from the ring, will star in a new half-hour, live-action, multi-camera family comedy series on Netflix titled The Big Show Show, which is due out on Monday, April 6th.
The comedy show will focus on a fictionalized version of the WWE star, known by his real name, Paul Wight, who quickly becomes outnumbered and outwitted after his teenage daughter comes to live with him, his wife and two other daughters.
The Big Show Show will portray a kinder, gentler character, with a soft and mushy dad side, a departure from his often ruthless in-ring person.
The Big Show Show will also star actors Allison Munn (Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn), Reylynn Caster (American Housewife), Juliet Donenfeld (Pete the Cat) and relative newcomer Lily Brooks O’Briant, which rounds out the cast as The Big Show’s wife and three children.
Additionally, Jaleel White, who famously starred as Steve Urkel on the sitcom Family Matters, will play the role of Terry.
The Miz, known as Mike Mizanin in real life, will host Cannonball, a brand-new competition show, this summer on the USA Network. Billed as a Wipeout type of show, the 10-episode Cannonball will premiere on USA this the summer.
Cannonball, which is sure to be Awwwesome, will feature contestants from across the United States who square off in the “biggest, wettest, slippery-est water sports competition ever created,” according to the popular cable channel.
Rocsi Diaz (BET’s 106 & Park) and comedian and actor Simon Gibson will be joining Mizanin on Cannonball.
Mizanin also stars in the reality series Miz & Mrs. — along with his wife, Maryse Mizanin — on the same network.
— Jerry Del Priore