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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.

[via press release from El Rey Network]

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

Watch The Entire First Season During the Weekend-Long Marathon January 23 and 24

Austin, TX - January 14, 2016 - El Rey Network has released an eight minute catch-up video in advance of the season two premiere of "Lucha Underground" the addictive, lucha libre wrestling series from Emmy Award(R)-winning producer Mark Burnett, MGM, Robert Rodriguez and FactoryMade Ventures. Catch up on the blood-pumping, chant-starting, fierce lucha libre drama during an eight minute video hosted by commentator Matt Striker.

Still hungry for more? El Rey Network will air an with an epic weekend long, 40-hour marathon of the entire season from Saturday, January 23rd at 10 AM ET, to Sunday, January 24th at 2 AM ET.

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.

"Lucha Underground" is produced by MGM Television in association with FactoryMade Ventures for El Rey Network. Executive producers are Mark Burnett, Eric Van Wagenen (also showrunner) and Brian Edwards of MGM Television; Dorian Rold�n from Lucha Libre AAA; Alejandro Garcia and Antonio Cué S�nchez-Navarro; El Rey Network co-founder Robert Rodriguez; FactoryMade Ventures and El Rey Network co-founders John Fogelman and Cristina Patwa and Skip Chaisson of Skip Films and El Rey Network. The series airs on El Rey Network and is distributed internationally by MGM Television.

"Lucha Underground" Social Media facebook.com/LuchaUnderground twitter.com/LuchaElRey instagram.com/luchaunderground youtube.com/elreynetwork

About El Rey Network

El Rey Network is a 24-hour English language network founded by maverick filmmaker Robert Rodriguez. Curated by Rodriguez and his artistic collective, the network unites "the new mainstream" through badass content that awakens the renegade in everyone. El Rey's action-packed slate is anchored by signature series including the original drama, "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series" which will return for a third season, the one-on-one interview program, "El Rey Network Presents: The Director's Chair" and "Lucha Underground," a freestyle wrestling series from Mark Burnett. El Rey Network's lineup also showcases a wide range of iconic feature films and TV series including genre, cult classics, action, and horror/sci-fi. El Rey Network LLC is jointly owned by Robert Rodriguez and FactoryMade Ventures with a minority stake held by Univision Networks & Studios, Inc.

About Lucha Libre AAA

Lucha Libre AAA is a media and entertainment company founded in 1992 by Antonio Pena Herrada and manages the IP of the "AAA" brand and another 250 characters in its league. The company produces Lucha Libre events globally including venues such as Palacio de los Deportes, Arena Monterrey, HP Pavilion, Madison Square Garden, Los Angeles Sports Arena and Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan. In addition to working with sponsors such as Corona, Hershey's, Comex and Unilever, the league has released an animated movie and videogame in the Mexican market. Lucha Libre AAA develops 5 hours of content per week that is aired on three television channels in Mexico: Galavision and Televisa Deportes Network.

About MGM Television Group

MGM Television Group is a leading producer and global distributor of premium content for television and digital platforms, with distribution rights to original productions and a robust catalog of television episodes and feature film titles including such premiere entertainment franchises as James Bond, Rocky, Stargate and "The Hobbit" trilogy. Current scripted and unscripted multi-platform projects include "The Voice" (NBC); "Survivor" (CBS); "Shark Tank" (ABC); "Beyond the Tank" (ABC);"Celebrity Apprentice"(NBC); "Fargo" (FX); "Vikings" (HISTORY); "Teen Wolf" (MTV); "500 Questions" (ABC); "The People's Choice Awards" (CBS); America's Greatest Makers (INTEL/Turner) and Lucha Underground (The El Rey Network). In addition, MGM Television serves as the syndicator for "Right This Minute" and "Let's Ask America." Through its finance and distribution entity, Orion TV Productions, the syndicated courtroom series "Lauren Lake's Paternity Court" is currently airing its third season. MGM television programming regularly airs in more than 70 countries worldwide. For more information, visit www.mgm.com.

About FactoryMade Ventures

FactoryMade is an incubator for entertainment businesses and was founded by John Fogelman and Cristina Patwa. The company builds IP-based franchises and production and distribution platforms by leveraging its strong ties to the Hollywood creative community and partnering with global brands and investors. Its ventures include El Rey Network and Tres Pistoleros Studios with Robert Rodriguez and a joint venture with the leading Mexican wrestling league Lucha Libre AAA. In addition to working with corporate partners such as Telefonica and JCP, they previously spearheaded the creation of Hasbro's film business (Transformers, G.I. Joe, Battleship) and television business (Hasbro TV Studios, the Hub Network with Discovery Communications), and developed retail's first integrated digital gaming and commerce platform with HSN (HSN Arcade).





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