– WWE is releasing rare clips of The Rock to celebrate the second week of his “Young Rock” comedy series on NBC. The second episode will air tonight at 8pm ET. As seen below, WWE has released the Rock vignette that aired ahead of his Survivor Series 1996 debut, and video of Rock vs. Fake Razor Ramon on the January 11, 1997 edition of WWE Shotgun Saturday Night.
– Speaking of The Rock and his “Young Rock” series, the former WWE Champion tweeted the following preview for tonight’s episode. He also thanked fans for making last Tuesday’s premiere, along with the “Kenan” premiere, the best comedy launch for NBC since 2017.
The “Young Rock” thirty-minute premiere drew 5.03 million viewers with a 0.9 rating in the key 18-49 demographic. The “Kenan” comedy series, which airs after “Young Rock” drew a 0.8 rating in the key demo with 4.07 million viewers. Last week’s “Young Rock” premiere also took the #1 spot for scripted series debuts for the 2020-2021 season, with “Young Rock” also being the best comedy launch on all broadcast TV in the key 18-49 demo since January 2019.
Rock wrote, “This is pretty awesome and thank you guys for making this happen [downwards arrow emoji] [clapping hands emoji] [folded hands emoji] At 15yrs old I was already 6’4 220lbs with a full mustache and everyone thought I was an undercover cop [woman police officer emoji] and girls avoided me like the plague.. thanks to 21 Jump Street [man tipping hand emoji] #YoungRock TUESDAY’s on @NBC!!!”
This is pretty awesome and thank you guys for making this happen ⬇️👏🏾🙏🏾
At 15yrs old I was already 6’4 220lbs with a full mustache and everyone thought I was an undercover cop 👮🏽♀️
and girls avoided me like the plague.. thanks to 21 Jump Street 💁🏽♂️#YoungRock
TUESDAY’s on @NBC!!! pic.twitter.com/zaRnjhJYQT
— Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) February 23, 2021