RHODES LEAD TO WAREHOUSE 13 – WWE(R) SUPERSTAR WILL GUEST STAR ON SYFY’S WAREHOUSE 13 IN AUGUST
New York, NY — May 26, 2010 — WWE Superstar Cody Rhodes(TM) joins Warehouse 13 as Joanne Kelly’s (Myka Bering) unrequited high school love interest in an upcoming August episode.
Rhodes (WWE Friday Night SmackDown) guest stars as “Kurt Smoller, the former captain of Myka’s high school football team. Charming and good-natured, Kurt shows up at the high school reunion looking better than ever and, in spite of complications brought on by exposure to an artifact, Myka finds herself romantically drawn to him.
Rhodes joins other announced Warehouse 13 guest stars Lindsay Wagner (Bionic Woman), Tia Carrere (Wayne’s World), Nolan Gerard Funk (Aliens in America), Jewel Staite and Sean Maher (both from Firefly) as well as Philip Winchester (Crusoe) and Paula Garces (Defying Gravity.)
Warehouse 13 kicks off its sophomore season Tuesday, July 6, at 9PM (ET/PT). In its first season, Warehouse 13 became the all-time Syfy leader in total viewers (4.1 million), Adults 25-54 (2.1 million) and Household ratings (2.9), based on Live+7 DVR data.
Warehouse 13 follows two Secret Service agents who find themselves abruptly transferred to a massive, top-secret storage facility in windswept South Dakota which houses every strange artifact, mysterious relic, fantastical object and supernatural souvenir ever collected by the U.S. government. The Warehouse’s caretaker Artie (Saul Rubinek) charges Agents Pete Lattimer (Eddie McClintock) and Myka Bering (Joanne Kelly) with chasing down reports of supernatural and paranormal activity in search of new objects to cache at the Warehouse, as well as helping him to control the Warehouse itself.
Warehouse 13 is produced for Syfy by Universal Cable Productions. Jack Kenny (The Book of Daniel) is Executive Producer and showrunner.
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