FactoryMade Ventures has announced the addicting original “Lucha Underground” is available exclusively on iTunes starting today. Coined by Slate as “one of the most riveting shows on TV” and “the best-kept secret in pro wrestling” by RollingStone.com, the action-packed, high-flying lucha libre wrestling series from Emmy Award®-winning producer Mark Burnett, MGM, Robert Rodriguez and FactoryMade Ventures and Skip Film is now available at www.itunes.com/LuchaUnderground for $1.99 SD / $2.99 HD per episode, $34.99 SD / $44.99 HD for Season 1, and $29.99 SD / $39.99 HD for a Season 2 Season Pass.
“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 (Wednesdays at 8PM ET/PT). Starting today through March 28th, fans can get the Season 2 premiere of “Lucha Underground” for free, and the Season 2 trailer will be available for free indefinitely.
Ancient tradition, extraordinary athleticism, and a flare for theatrics combine in El Rey Network’s wrestling series, “Lucha Underground,” currently in season two premiering every Wednesday at 8PM ET/PT. 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 have a ringside seat as masked villains and heroes face off to battle for wrestling supremacy. The weekly series 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 have 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 and Eric Van Wagenen (also showrunner); Dorian Roldán from Lucha Libre AAA; Alejandro Garcia and Antonio Cué Sánchez-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.