"Lucha: Uprising" is a television series on El Rey Network from Emmy Award-winning producer Mark Burnett that features character-driven freestyle wrestling.

Long a fan of Lucha Libre, a Mexican franchise that has an 85% market share on television, El Rey is banking on American television viewers being drawn in by the high-flying antics and colorful world of freestyle wrestling. Each week the series will bring drama, excitement and action as the masked heroes and villains battle it out in the ring for wrestling supremacy.

 "Lucha: Uprising" is produced by One Three Media and executive produced by Mark Burnett, Robert Rodriguez and by FactoryMade Ventures and El Rey co-founders John Fogelman and Cristina Patwa. One Three Media's chief operating officer Brian Edwards will join the venture's board with current board members Dorian Roldan from Lucha Libre AAA, Cue Sanchez-Navarro, and Fogelman and Patwa.


Network: El Rey Network
Genre: Reality
Runtime: 60 mins.
Premiere Date: October 8, 2014
Seasons: 1
Production Companies:
One Three Media
FactoryMade Ventures
Lucha Libre AAA

El Rey Network to Launch 2 New Series — On Wednesday, October 8, the network will debut "Lucha: Uprising," featuring character-driven freestyle wrestling, and "Cutting Crew," chronicling the antics and edgy artistry of a new breed of barbers. Read more...

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