Bill Goldberg to Reprise his “Goldbergs” Role on “Schooled”

Nov 15, 2019 - by James Walsh

Bill Goldberg is set to return to the world of The Goldbergs, but only for its spinoff Schooled. He will reprise his character of Coach Nick Mellor. It airs on November 20 at 8:30 PM ET. Here’s a press release:

Professional wrestler turned actor, Bill Goldberg, makes his debut on the ABC-TV hit comedy Schooled, reprising the role of Coach Nick Mellor, whom he portrayed on The Goldbergs last season, on Wednesday, November 20 at 8:30 p.m. on ABC-TV. In the episode entitled “Friendsgiving,” Goldberg participates in the school’s alumni football game.

A former professional football player, Bill Goldberg rocketed to superstardom in the WCW, where he quickly became the heavyweight champion – he would also later become the heavyweight champ of the WWE. After burning bright for a short time, he moved on, carving out a career acting in action movies, playing tough guys and goons in films like Universal Soldier: The Return and Half Past Dead 2. He also played an evil Santa in Santa’s Slay.

Bill Goldberg played defensive tackle collegiately for the Georgia Bulldogs, and, in 1990, was drafted by the Los Angeles Rams. He spent one season with the Rams and later joined the Atlanta Falcons.

He is the only person to win the WCW World Heavyweight Championship, the WWE’s World Heavyweight Championship, and the WWE Universal Championship. He was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame at WrestleMania 34.

“Schooled” stars Tim Meadows as Principal Glascott, Bryan Callen as Coach Mellor, AJ Michalka as Lainey Lewis and Brett Dier as CB.

“Friendsgiving” was written by Lisa K. Nelson and directed by Lea Thompson.

Created by Adam F. Goldberg and Marc Firek, the series is from Sony Pictures Television and ABC Studios.

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