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[08/23/16 - 12:37 PM]
El Rey Network Signs Rey Mysterio Jr. to First-Look Deal
Mysterio joined El Rey Network's "Lucha Underground" during the second season and will appear in the upcoming third season premiering on El Rey Network on September 7.

[07/28/16 - 09:56 AM]
El Rey Network's Original Wrestling Series "Lucha Underground" Returns for Season 3 on Wednesday, September 7 at 8PM ET
Masked heroes and villains will continue to battle it out for wrestling supremacy in the hour-long weekly series, giving fans a ringside seat to the blood-pumping, chant-starting lucha libre drama and excitement.

[07/25/16 - 08:45 AM]
2016 PaleyFest Fall TV Previews Dates, Venue, Initial Lineup and Talent Announced
Among the featured panelists: Sterling K. Brown, Mark Paul Gosselaar Katy Mixon, Mandy Moore, Dermot Mulroney, Piper Perabo, Milo Ventimiglia, Damon Wayans, Sr., and more!

[03/01/16 - 07:27 AM]
El Rey Network and Mark Burnett's High-Flying Wrestling Series "Lucha Underground" Released Exclusively on iTunes
"Lucha Underground" content on iTunes includes all 39 episodes from Season 1, the first five episodes of Season 2, and additional new episodes the day after they air on El Rey Network.

[02/23/16 - 08:45 AM]
El Rey Network to Bring Its Action Packed Lucha Libre Wrestling Series "Lucha Underground" to SXSW with a Live Event and Panel in the Network's Home Town of Austin, Texas on March 15th
The creators and stars of "Lucha Underground" will discuss the formation of the gripping new wrestling franchise during the panel.

[02/01/16 - 08:20 AM]
El Rey Network, Mark Burnett and MGM Greenlight Third Season of "Lucha Underground"
The chant starting, blood pumping, action-packed, character-driven series will begin production on the third season immediately in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles and will premiere on El Rey Network in early 2017.

[01/26/16 - 01:09 PM]
El Rey Network Releases First of Four Free Original Comic Books Based on Its Adrenaline-Charged Original Series "Lucha Underground"
The issue follows the international wrestling legend Rey Mysterio Jr.'s voyage to the "Lucha Underground" temple.

[01/14/16 - 02:29 PM]
Video: El Rey Network Releases Adrenaline-Charged "Lucha Underground" Catch-Up Video in Advance of the Season Two Premiere on Wednesday, January 27 at 8PM ET/PT
Plus: El Rey Network will air an with an epic weekend long, 40-hour marathon of the entire season starting Saturday, January 23 at 10 AM ET.

[12/12/15 - 05:31 PM]
Legendary AAA Hall of Famer Rey Mysterio Joins El Rey Network's "Lucha Underground"
Mysterio, who stepped into the ring professionally at the age of 14, is one of the sport's most well-respected athletes.

[12/09/15 - 11:01 AM]
El Rey Network's Explosive Wrestling Series "Lucha Underground" Produced by Mark Burnett Returns for Season Two On Wednesday, January 27 at 8PM ET/PT
Leading into the new season, El Rey Network offers fans a chance to get reacquainted with the luchadores, who combine ancient tradition with extraordinary athleticism.

[09/21/15 - 05:00 PM]
El Rey Network, Mark Burnett and United Artists Media Group Greenlight Second Season of "Lucha Underground"
The action packed, character-driven series will go back into production in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles in the fourth quarter of 2015 and will premiere on El Rey Network in early 2016.

[07/27/15 - 01:31 PM]
Video: El Rey Network Releases 37-Minute Super Cut Featuring Wall-to-Wall Action from 37 Episodes of "Lucha Underground"
The epic 39-episode debut season of "Lucha Underground" closes with the unforgettable two-week event beginning with "Ultima Lucha - Part I" airing Wednesday, July 29.

[01/17/15 - 07:42 PM]
"Lucha Underground" Signs AAA World Heavyweight Champion Alberto El Patron
The Mexican professional wrestler and mixed martial artist competed in his first match in Los Angeles today, January 17.

[12/12/14 - 08:06 AM]
Season's Beatings from El Rey Network
The "Lucha Underground" marathon pounds into homes beginning Wednesday, December 31 at 4:00/3:00c.

[09/22/14 - 11:34 AM]
El Rey Network and Mark Burnett's One Three Media Announce Premiere of "Lucha Underground," Wednesday, October 29th at 8:00 PM ET/PT with a Super Charged Two-Hour Episode
Each week "Lucha Underground" will bring drama, excitement and action to U.S. audiences as the masked heroes and villains battle it out in the ring for wrestling supremacy.

[08/27/14 - 08:31 AM]
El Rey Network and Mark Burnett's One Three Media Announce Production Start on "Lucha Underground"
The character-driven, freestyle wrestling series is set to debut Wednesday, October 8 at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/10/14 - 12:23 PM]
Beginning Wednesday, October 8, El Rey Network and One Three Media Launch a New Night of Original Unscripted Content
Said offerings include "Lucha: Uprising" (WT) from Emmy Award(R)-winning producer Mark Burnett featuring character-driven freestyle wrestling; and "Cutting Crew," chronicling the antics and edgy artistry of a new breed of barbers.

[01/12/14 - 10:34 AM]
Mark Burnett and Robert Rodriguez's El Rey Network Partner to Bring Action-Packed Lucha Libre Wrestling Events and New League to the U.S.
The business begins with a weekly one-hour series featuring a new lucha libre league, premiering on El Rey Network the second half of 2014.







LUCHA UNDERGROUND (EL REY)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
10/29/14 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (winter 2017)
TIME SLOT:
wednesdays from 8:00 PM-9:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
3 (40 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from El Rey's press release, July 2016) "Lucha Underground," El Rey Network's exhilarating, lucha libre wrestling series from Emmy Award(R)-winning producer Mark Burnett, MGM, Robert Rodriguez and FactoryMade Ventures will return for an all-new 40 episode, third season on Wednesday, September 7 at 8PM ET, it was announced today. Masked heroes and villains will continue to battle it out for wrestling supremacy in the hour-long weekly series, giving fans a ringside seat to the blood-pumping, chant-starting lucha libre drama and excitement. With Dario Cueto's fate unclear, only one thing is for sure, this new season will bring even more death defying action with a new set of luchadores ready to leave their mark on the Temple. Ancient tradition, extraordinary athleticism, and a flare for theatrics combine in El Rey Network's wrestling series, "Lucha Underground". The riveting original introduces American audiences to the high-flying aerial maneuvers, slingshot moves, dramatic masks, intricate, rapid-fire combinations and distinctive wrestling techniques of lucha libre, one of Mexico's most popular sports. Fans will have a ringside seat as masked villains and heroes face off to battle for wrestling supremacy. It provides enthusiastic viewers with an incredibly visceral and explosive experience with a focus on the artistry, originality, intense action and over-the-top characters that has come to define this phenomenal fan-favorite. A celebration of lucha libre's long-standing Mesoamerican heritage and culture dating back to 1863, this is programming that must be seen to be believed.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Alejandro Garcia as EP
· Antonio Cué Sánchez-Navarro as EP
· Brian Edwards as EP
· Cristina Patwa as EP
· Dorian Roldán as EP
· Eric Van Wagenen as EP
· John Fogelman as EP
· Mark Burnett as EP
· Robert Rodriguez as EP
· Skip Chaisson as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· FactoryMade Ventures
· Lucha Libre AAA
· Skip Films
· United Artists Media Group