via press release:
RHODES LEAD TO WAREHOUSE 13
WWE® SUPERSTAR WILL GUEST STAR ON SYFY’S HIT SERIES
WAREHOUSE 13 TUESDAY, AUGUST 24, AT 9PM
WWE Friday Night SmackDown® Moves to Syfy Beginning Friday, October 1, at 8PM
New York, New York – August 19, 2010 – WWE Superstar Cody Rhodes™ guest stars as Joanne Kelly’s (Myka Bering) unrequited high school love interest in the Tuesday, August 24 episode of the hit series Warehouse 13, airing at 9PM (ET/PT).
Rhodes (WWE Friday Night SmackDown®) plays “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.
WWE Friday Night SmackDown moves to Syfy beginning Friday, October 1, at 8PM (ET/PT).
Warehouse 13 season two guest stars include Lindsay Wagner (Bionic Woman), Judd Hirsch (Taxi), Tia Carrere (Wayne’s World), Jewel Staite and Sean Maher (both from Firefly), Neil Graystone (Eureka), Rene Auberjonois (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine), Paula Garces (Defying Gravity), David Anders (Heroes, 24), Faran Tahir (Iron Man), Nolan Gerard Funk (Drake & Josh), and Philip Winchester (Crusoe).
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. Allison Scagliotti co-stars as Claudia Donovan, Artie’s assistant.
Warehouse 13 received its first ever Emmy nomination in 2010 with Ed Rogers nominated for Outstanding Main Title theme music.
Warehouse 13 is produced for Syfy by Universal Cable Productions. Jack Kenny (The Book of Daniel) is Executive Producer and showrunner.
Universal Cable Productions creates quality content across multiple media platforms for USA, Syfy and other networks. A leader in innovative and critically acclaimed programming, UCP is the studio behind USA’s Royal Pains, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Psych, In Plain Sight, Covert Affairs and Facing Kate, along with Syfy‘s Eureka, Warehouse 13 and Caprica. The studio also produced both long-running series Monk and Battlestar Galactica. UCP is a division of NBC Universal.
Syfy is a media destination for imagination-based entertainment. With year round acclaimed original series, events, blockbuster movies, classic science fiction and fantasy programming, a dynamic Web site (www.Syfy.com), and a portfolio of adjacent business (Syfy Ventures), Syfy is a passport to limitless possibilities. Originally launched in 1992 as SCI FI Channel, and currently in 96 million homes, Syfy is a network of NBC Universal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies. (Syfy. Imagine greater.)