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Dwayne Johnson Faces Another Devastating Setback as NBC Cancels ‘Young Rock’ After Disappointing Viewership

Dwayne Johnson Faces Another Devastating Setback as NBC Cancels ‘Young Rock’ After Disappointing Viewership

Dwayne Johnson’s life is one that many fans might be acquainted with at this point. Not only has he opened up about his past, but there has always been an inspiring aura about how he made it, not only to the top of WWE but also Hollywood. From an aspiring football player to one of the biggest actors in the present time, the actor has come a long way.

Dwayne Johnson
Dwayne Johnson

Although he has taken on some massive projects, done big movies, invested in some risky deals, and so much more, because of how far he has come. However, everyone gets hit with some unfortunate news from time to time. Whether it was his departure from the DC Universe or a project that was close to his heart, Dwayne Johnson just received another unfortunate news.

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Dwayne Johnson’s Young Rock Gets Canceled

As the name suggests, Young Rock is a series that follows the life of Dwayne Johnson in his early years. It aired on NBC for three seasons. The series starred Johnson alongside Joseph Lee Anderson, Stacey Leilua, Ana Tuisila, Adrian Groulx, Bradley Constant, Uli Latukefu, Fasitua Amosa, John Tui, and Matthew Willig. The series saw the wrestler-turned-actor’s journey through life as he grew up with his family, went on to play football, and was ready to pursue that as a career.

The poster for Young Rock

His wrestling days and how he became who he is now are all shown in the series, or well, were supposed to be shown. After three seasons, Young Rock has officially been canceled by NBC. The series also had the actor as a producer. Moreover, it was produced by Seven Bucks Production, Universal Television, as well as Fierce Baby Productions. However, Johnson’s show isn’t the only one to get canceled. Grand Crew has also been canceled.

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Why Has Young Rock Been Canceled?

Dwayne Johnson’s Young Rock’s viewership had been constantly declining season-wise. Although the first season had the most viewers, the third season had the least. The first season had an average of 3 Million viewers as compared to the second season’s 2.23 Million and a massively declined 1.4 Million viewers for the third season.

Dwayne Johnson
Dwayne Johnson

The ratings of the series also declined subsequently. While the first season had a rating of 0.62, the second season had a rating of 0.39. However, the third season’s ratings dipped all the way down to 0.25. Seeing the low and underwhelming response that the series was getting, it was decided that the best decision would be to cancel it.

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Source: Deadline

Written by Adya Godboley

An avid writer fluent in everything Marvel, Adya Godboley is a content writer for FandomWire for more than seven months. She is currently doing her Bachelor of Arts in English. Adya has done over 1000 articles on various topics all expressing her passion and love for anything pop culture.