The Rock to revisit younger years in new NBC comedy series

PASADENA, Calif. – Dwayne Johnson will revisit his younger years in a new NBC comedy series called “The Rock,” which is the retired pro wrestler’s nickname. NBC said Saturday that it’s ordered 11 episodes of the show inspired by Johnson, who will appear and also serve as an executive producer. He was born in Northern California and spent his childhood growing up everywhere from Hawaii to Tennessee to Connecticut with stops in between. It’ll be Johnson’s second series on NBC. The network said he’ll return for a second season as host and co-executive producer of “The Titan Games.”