Viceland to Debut Pro Wrestling-Themed Docu Series

Viceland in April will step into the pro wrestling ring with a new new docu-series, Dark Side Of The Ring.

The six-episode series, which debuts April 10,  will examine the collision of fantasy and reality in the singular universe of professional wrestling with stories around some of the sport's all-time greats, according to Viceland.

Wrestlers profiled in the series include Randy "Macho Man" Savage, Bret Hart, Bruiser Brody, Von Erich and The Fabulous Moolah, said network officials. 

Dark Side of the Ring is produced y Vice Canada, with Evan Husney, Ed Hatton and Chris Grosso serving as producers, and Jason Eisener service as director, said Vice.  


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