The following press release was just issued:
• German TV premiere of Wrestling series from 10 December every Saturday at 22:40 on TNT Serie
• Matches commented Günter Zapf and Mike Knight
Munich, October 26, 2016 – Reality and fiction meet in December to one another in a tough fight: TNT series brings the wrestling series Lucha Underground to Germany. From 10th December shows the serial channels of Turner Germany the 39 episodes of the first season as German TV premieres. For the German commentary of the matches could with Günter Zapf and Mike Knight two of the most experienced and well-known wrestling experts in Germany are recovered, the cinematics in which a story is told about the fighting, are shown in their original language with subtitles.
In Lucha Underground the Luchadores the largest Mexican League Asistencia Asesoría Administración (AAA) meet wrestling stars from around the world. Named after the Mexican fighting style “Lucha Libre” series shows the fight, the good and evil in the arena, the so-called “Temple” unsubscribe. Lucha Underground tells the story of Dario Cueto (Luis Fernández-Gil), promoter and owner of “Lucha Underground Temples” in Los Angeles. He creates his own laws and uses its influence to help its favorites an advantage. But his enemies are already planning the rebellion.
Marion Rathmann, Director Programming Entertainment Central and Eastern Europe at Turner: “Lucha Underground captivates the audience – not only with spectacular matches, but above all with an exciting story that is told over the entire season away. With a lot of action, drama and tension supplemented Lucha Underground the program on TNT series. ”
Günter Zapf and Mike Ritter: “We are thrilled to being at the start of the most innovative wrestling format of the World in Germany there. The atmosphere in the Temple is absolutely extraordinary and we have incredibly fun to comment on the spectacular matches. Of course we are very particular forward to seeing some Wrestling Stars, which we have already met in the past, and whose careers we supported in the past. The fans may be curious about who else in Lucha Underground will show up! ”
In the first season compete among other wrestlers Johnny Mundo, Chavo Guerrero Jr., Alberto El Patron, Prince Puma, Fénix and Pentagon Jr. and fighters Sexy Star and Ivelisse. The fights will be broadcast in full length, but supplemented with a fictional story about the power struggle in the Temple. The only exception is the “Aztec Warfare Match”, a “Battle Royal”, which occupies an entire episode. Among other is Robert Rodriguez Executive Producer of Lucha Underground . In spring 2016, the US network El Rey Network was the third season in order.