The show chronicled the problems Brooke faced while dealing with the divorce of her parents, as well as brother Nick Hogan's prior arrest related to a serious car accident in which he permanently injured his best friend.Hogan's father has appeared in numerous episodes of the series, while her mother and brother have made a few. On July 4, Hogan released a mixtape, titled "Judgement Day", to help promote the release of the album.Brooke Ellen Bollea (born May 5, 1988), better known by her stage name Brooke Hogan, is an American reality television star, actress, singer-songwriter, media personality, and professional wrestler.
The show saw a then teenage Brooke struggling with her overprotective father and recording her debut album.Her father later stated that the show was mainly an attempt to help promote Brooke and her upcoming music career.The special was a major success for the network, and the success of the special led to VH1 turning it into an entire television series, titled Hogan Knows Best.Hogan appeared as a panel judge in America's Prom Queen in early 2008.While working on her second studio album, the series Hogan Knows Best was discontinued due to controversies involving Brooke's immediate family.Though her parents and brother made numerous appearances throughout the series, it mainly focused on Brooke and the recording of her new music.Hogan's second studio album, The Redemption (2009), failed to match the success of its predecessor.She joined the cheerleading squad of her Clearwater, Florida school, Clearwater Central Catholic High School, in her freshman year (though she only stayed at the school for the first half of freshman year). Hogan graduated from high school at the age of sixteen. To promote the album, Hogan toured with Hilary Duff on her Most Wanted Tour throughout the US, as well as with the Backstreet Boys on their Up Close & Personal Tour, both of which took place in mid to late 2004.The television special chronicled Hogan working on her debut album, as well as showed her father's role in the album making process.The album spawned two singles, neither of which had much success.Following the conclusion of Brooke Knows Best, Hogan pursued a career in acting, making numerous appearances in low budget films and television shows.