News On Mick Foley, The Rock, Spike TV, & More

Ryan Clark


Former WCW Cruiserweight champion Lenny Lane has started a new business. He is accepting bookings to arrange wrestling parties. Phew.

Mick Foley and The Rock are featured in Brian Kilmeade’s sports book “It’s How You Play the Game: The Powerful Sports Moments That Taught Lasting Values to America’s Finest”. The book features quotes and career highlights from different athletes and examines how to use those experiences as life lessons. The book was released in May and reports suggest that Mick Foleyâ<80><99>s quotes came off very well.

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnsonâ<80><99>s latest movie “The Game Plan” was the top movie in the United States last week, taking in $16.6 million dollars. That was the second week in a row that another film was expected to top the box office but was beat by The Rockâ<80><99>s Disney film.

Veteran cable executive Kevin Kay has been named president, Spike TV, it was announced today by Doug Herzog, president, MTVN Entertainment Group, to whom Kay will report. Kay, who is New York-based, previously served as general manager and executive vice president of Spike TV since October 2005. In his new role as president, Kay will oversee all original series development, serving as the driving force behind the creative direction of the network. He will continue to oversee production of specials and sports programming, as well as the marketing, corporate communications, research, on-air promotions, online and production departments.

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