When it came to light that Mick Foley would be left off the television broadcast of the WWE Hall of Fame ceremony next Tuesday night (April 9, 2013) on USA, it caused enough outrage in fans that the company couldn't help but take notice. Not only that, "The Hardcore Legend" himself spoke out against the decision and vowed to make the company look as stupid as he possibly could, if indeed the decision was made to leave his speech for the DVD.
Then, suddenly, that changed.
Foley broke the news himself that he would be making the broadcast alongside Bruno Sammartino, Trish Stratus, and Donald Trump after all. Now, thanks to USA updating its schedule, we can see how that's been made possible.
The ceremony, which was originally scheduled to broadcast for just one hour, has been given an extra 15 minutes. It will now run from 10-11:15 p.m. ET.
No complaints now, right?
Here's the complete WWE Hall of Fame class 2013, including who will be inducting each member:
- Bruno Sammartino (Arnold Schwarzenegger)*
- Bob Backlund (Maria Menounos)
- Mick Foley (Terry Funk)*
- Booker T (Stevie Ray)
- Trish Stratus (Stephanie McMahon)*
- Donald Trump (Vince McMahon)*
*Will be broadcast on USA.
The ceremony tapes tonight (Sat., April 6, 2013) at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. To get a sneak peek of the stage set up click here.