The El Rey Network issued the following:
LEGENDARY AAA HALL OF FAMER REY MYSTERIO MAKES HIS GRAND ENTRANCE IN THE NEWEST EPISODE OF ‘LUCHA UNDERGROUND’
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23rd AT 8:00 PM ET/PT ON EL REY NETWORK
Check out sneak peeks of “Aztec Warfare II” here:
“Lucha Underground Presents: Aztec Warfare”: https://youtu.be/F69FabOIBKM
“Lucha Underground Presents: Rey Mysterio Jr.”: https://youtu.be/4dxp-wJMpxs
Notorious AAA Hall of Famer, Rey Mysterio, steps into the Boyle Heights Temple for the first time in an all new episode of “Lucha Underground,” this Wednesday, March 23rd at 8:00PM ET/PT on El Rey Network. Mysterio has captivated fans with his high-flying moves for over 25 years and this week he’s showing the luchadors why he is a force to be reckoned with. Still want more action? The Aztec Warfare match brings twenty of the temple’s finest masked heroes and villains to compete for the Lucha Underground Championship in an adrenaline-charged match unlike anything you’ve ever seen before. This is sure to be a mind-blowing match for the books! Don’t miss new one-hour episodes of the lucha libre wrestling series from Emmy Award®-winning producer Mark Burnett Wednesdays at 8:00PM ET/PT.
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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 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 in association with FactoryMade Ventures and AG Studios for El Rey Network. Executive producers are Mark Burnett, Eric Van Wagenen (also showrunner) and Brian Edwards of MGM; 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.
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”, the one-on-one interview program, “El Rey Network Presents: The Director’s Chair” and “Lucha Underground,” a Lucha Libre 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.