Viceland's Dark Side of the Ring documentary series

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Re: Viceland's Dark Side of the Ring documentary series

Post by Big Boss Man » Fri Apr 12, 2019 5:22 am

Thanks for that, we do get Viceland here so I'm assuming they will broadcast them on the UK one eventually.

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Post by Bandit » Fri Apr 12, 2019 2:34 pm

The rating was 154,000 viewers, which is low, but amongst the highest ratings the network has ever gotten. So hopefully it gets a second season.

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Post by Big Boss Man » Sat Apr 13, 2019 2:09 am

For UK BGers, I believe the first episode will air here on Vice on June 5th at 10pm

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Hogan complaining about stories that aren't true or half true.

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Post by Bandit » Thu Apr 18, 2019 12:06 pm

The Screwjob one was okay, very well done but I've heard every possible thing on it for 20 years so it's boring to me.

Cornette and Russo get a large chunk of it to bicker. They don't say anything new, just the greatest hits versions of their insults. But people who haven't seen their shoot interviews or heard their podcasts will get a kick out of it. But they don't explain why they hate each other. So a casual viewer will think it's either fake or Russo must have raped Cornette's wife or something.

Scott Hall swears it's a work and watches the finish to point out why. Then Cornette comes on and calls him an idiot.

Next week is the Brody one we've all seen.

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Post by Bandit » Thu Apr 18, 2019 1:15 pm

I almost want to make a non-fan watch it to see their reaction to Cornette and Russo. Jim is charming and witty the first 15 minutes and then suddenly starts talking about wanting to murder some smug New Yorker he hasn't even seen during the 21st century.

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WWE need to offer Cornette some big money to do a show with Russo on the network.


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Post by Bandit » Sun Apr 21, 2019 10:25 pm

Dave said the Von Erich episode is the greatest wrestling documentary he's ever seen. It airs next week (this week is Brody.)

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Post by Bandit » Fri Apr 26, 2019 4:54 am

Dutch never said he saw it, so he couldn't go to the police as a witness. He always said he was outside when it happened and Chris Youngblood was the one who told him what happend. Dutch came back in when Invader was trying to leave. So I don't know why Tony is mad at him. The cops barely wanted to talk to Tony so of course they weren't interested in a guy who came in the room after it happened. He didn't have anything to offer since Invader never officially denied he stabbed Brody, but claimed self defense and Atlas claimed premeditated murder.

As for Abby denying the meeting, he's old, ill and probably has CTE. So it wasn't necessarily that he was trying to make Tony look bad. He did hardcore matches for over 30 years, his brain is probably in bad shape.

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Re: Viceland's Dark Side of the Ring documentary series

Post by Bandit » Fri Apr 26, 2019 11:45 am

--Last night’s Bruiser Brody episode of Dark Side of the Ring averaged 214,000 viewers on Viceland. The rating in the 18-49 demo was a 0.07. The episode was released online and made available in advance but did the best viewership the series has done thus far.

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Re: Viceland's Dark Side of the Ring documentary series

Post by Big Boss Man » Wed May 01, 2019 4:23 am

The Von Erich story is just real sad. Interesting article about them here

https://www.oxygen.com/martinis-murder/ ... f-the-ring

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Post by Bandit » Thu May 02, 2019 11:55 am

The Von Erich show was intense. But they pack so much in 45 minutes that it's hard to digest anything. So you'll definitely need to watch it more than once. Kevin gave a better interview for this show than Heroes of World Class, but that might be better since you get 3 hours to properly explain everything. But definitely see it as soon as you can.

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Re: Viceland's Dark Side of the Ring documentary series

Post by Bandit » Sat May 04, 2019 8:36 pm

The sad thing is he cleaned up for the camera crew.

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