AEW is on TNT, and Turner Networks have a long history of playing A Christmas Story for 24 hours straight. AEW stars had to get in on the fun.
MJF played Ralphie in this Christmas Story reenactment, and The Salt Of The Earth was the perfect choice. He even put on a pink bunny outfit just like the character does in the classic Christmas film.
A press release from AEW was happy to announce that AEW will get commercial time between A Christmas Story beginning on December 24th for 24 hours.
TNT is bringing “A Christmas Story” into the ring as AEW’s wrestlers reenact iconic scenes from the beloved film. Beginning December 24, the scenes will air as interstitials during TNT and TBS’ 24-hour “A Christmas Story” marathon, as well as online at TNT.tv and TNT’s YouTube page.
The cast was voted on by the fans. You can check out who got the leading roles below.
- MJF as Ralphie
- Cody and Brandi Rhodes as Mr. and Mrs. Parker
- Chris Jericho as Santa Claus
- Eddie Kingston as Schwartz
- Scorpio Sky as Randy
- Ortiz as Flick
- Dr. Britt Baker as Miss Shields
- Ricky Starks as Farkus
- Allie as Dill
- Frankie Kazarian as the Elf
- Luchasaurus as the Freight Man
- Narration and stage direction read by Jim Ross and Tony Schiavone
This will certainly be something worth watching when it is finally made public. It is also a great spot for AEW to be in as so many people turn on that marathon every year as part of their Holiday tradition.
You can check out some screen grabs below.