How Did The Rock's New Show Do?, Vince On Mark Henry And Big Show's Whereabouts, JBL & Cole

- You can watch the latest episode of The JBL & Cole Show in the video above.

- Vince McMahon noted on his Twitter that injured stars Mark Henry and The Big Show are at the Connecticut Special Olympics Summer Games Opening Ceremonies tonight.

- The Rock's new show, The Hero, garnered 1.53 million viewers for its premiere last night. TNT issued the following press release:

'The Hero' Draws More Than 1.5 Million Viewers for 8PM Premiere

TNT's exciting new competition series The Hero, starring Dwayne Johnson, got off to a strong start Thursday night, drawing more than 2.1 million viewers in Live + Same Day delivery for its 8 p.m. premiere and 10 p.m. encore. In the demos, the premiere and encore garnered more than 1.1 million adults 18-49 and adults 25-54.

The Hero's 8 p.m. premiere averaged more than 1.5 million viewers to rank as one of basic cable's Top 10 unscripted series launches so far this year. Among key adult demos, the premiere telecast scored 855,000 adults 18-49, up a remarkable +94% over TNT's year-to-date average for the timeslot (excluding sports). It also garnered 832,000 adults 25-54, outperforming TNT's timeslot average by +45%. With a projected median age of 39, the audience for The Hero's premiere telecast is TNT's youngest ever for an original series launch.

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