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[10/24/13 - 10:02 AM]
TNT Greenlights "Wake Up Call" (Working Title), Starring and Executive Produced by Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson
In the series, The Rock will tackle the worst of the worst and make them into the best of the best with his own personal brand of high-octane motivation.

[08/27/13 - 06:18 AM]
Prime Instant Video Greenlights Original Children's Pilot "Maker Shack Agency"
The latest pilots will be available on Amazon Instant Video in early next year for all customers to watch and provide feedback.

[07/08/13 - 07:10 PM]
Q2 in Review: How 436 Original Primetime Cable Series Fared in the Ratings
A recap of the ratings to date through the second quarter of 2013.

[06/11/13 - 11:08 AM]
TNT Scores Its 7th Consecutive Sweep of Basic Cable's Weekly Primetime Rankings
Turner spins the numbers for the week of June 3-9.

[06/07/13 - 11:49 AM]
TNT's Exciting New Competition Series "The Hero" Draws More Than 2.1 Million Viewers on Thursday Night
TNT spins the numbers for Thursday, June 6.

[06/04/13 - 09:12 AM]
Video: All-New 5-Minute Sneak Peek at TNT's "The Hero"
The cable channel's new reality series launches this Thursday, June 6 at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/15/13 - 07:01 AM]
TNT and TBS to Become First National Entertainment Networks to Offer Live Streaming 24/7
TNT and TBS will begin their live streaming just as both networks are in the midst of the their summer programming.

[05/15/13 - 07:00 AM]
TBS and TNT Unveil Extensive Development Slate with Projects from Television's Top Storytellers
Steven Spielberg, Steve Carell, Diablo Cody, Denis Leary, Sylvester Stallone, Dick Wolf and Nicholas Sparks are among the featured auspices.

[05/13/13 - 11:00 AM]
TNT Announces Nine Competitors Ready to be Pushed to the Limits By Dwayne Johnson in TNT's Upcoming New Series "The Hero"
As previously announced, the series will air Thursdays at 8:00/7:00c beginning June 6.

[04/25/13 - 11:20 AM]
Video: All-New Video Reveals More About TNT's "The Hero"
The newcomer launches Thursday, June 6 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[03/21/13 - 11:09 AM]
TNT Announces 2013 Summer Premiere Dates
"Falling Skies," "Rizzoli & Isles," "Major Crimes," "Perception" and "Franklin & Bash" are all due back.

[01/10/13 - 12:43 PM]
TNT Greenlights Makeover Series "Save Our Business" (working title), Featuring Entrepreneurial Titan Peter Jones
The network has ordered six episodes of the series, which is set to launch in late 2013.

[01/09/13 - 01:17 PM]
TNT Greenlights "Cold Justice" (working title) from Wolf Films and Magical Elves
The series will join the TNT lineup in late summer 2013 alongside "Boston's Finest," "The Hero" and "72 Hours."

[10/05/12 - 09:31 AM]
Seven-City Casting Call Begins for "The Hero," Dwayne Johnson's New Action-Packed Competition Series on TNT
Los Angeles, Boston, Dallas, Chicago, New York City, Nashville and Minneapolis are among the sites.

[09/05/12 - 09:32 AM]
TNT Greenlights Dwayne Johnson's "The Hero," New Action-Packed Competition Series Headlined by Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Produced by Ben Silverman's Electus
The eight-episode series brings "10 ordinary people together in a house and then assign them various missions that will test their brains, their brawn and even their morality."







HERO, THE (TNT)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
6/6/13 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (8 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 8/1/13; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from TNT's press release, March 2013) Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson headlines this epic new competition series that will bring nine ordinary people together and assign them various missions testing their brains, their brawn and even their morality. The show will challenge the competitors to prove they've got what it takes to be heroes, pushing them to the limits to see what they are willing - and able - to overcome, undergo, or sacrifice for the sake of their fellow contestants. Through the show's unique interactive digital platform, viewers will be polled each week to determine the contestant they consider to be the most heroic. The competition will then climax with viewers voting to determine who deserves the grand prize and the title of "The Hero." The Hero is executive-produced by Electus (Ben Silverman, Chris Grant and Jimmy Fox); 5x5 Media (part of the Electus studio system led by Craig Armstrong and Rick Ringbakk); Charles Wachter; Dwayne Johnson; and Dany Garcia. The series was created by Armstrong and Ringbakk of the Emmy(R)-winning 5x5 Media (Survivor, Fashion Star, TBS's King of the Nerds), along with Wachter (Fashion Star, Food Revolution) and Electus' Silverman (Fashion Star, The Biggest Loser, The Office).
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Dwayne Johnson as Host
CREW INFORMATION:
· Ben Silverman as EP
· Charles Wachter as EP
· Chris Grant as EP
· Craig Armstrong as EP
· Dany Garcia as EP
· Dwayne Johnson as EP
· Jimmy Fox as EP
· Rick Ringbakk as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (competition)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· 5x5 Media
· Electus