Viceland's Dark Side of the Ring documentary series

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Post by Ocelot » Mon Jan 13, 2020 6:18 am

Dino Bravo's gonna be interesting. Besides the mafia/cigarettes deal I hear he was involved with a few other interesting incidents.

Owen I straight up, 20 plus years after it happened, don't know if I can sit through.

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Post by Ocelot » Wed Jan 22, 2020 3:57 am

That Owen one is gonna make me fall apart. Oh god.

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Post by Bandit » Tue Mar 03, 2020 12:23 pm

The second season of Viceland's 'Dark Side of The Ring' docuseries focusing on some of the seedier and infamous stories throughout the history of pro wrestling is going to return in late-March.

The news was first reported by PWInsider and confirmed independently with sources close to the show. There is no exact date for the season kickoff as of this point.

While season one featured six episodes, season two will be ten episodes with nine subjects meaning one will be two hours instead of their customary one. Some of the topics confirmed include:

The Chris Benoit story (expected to be the two hour focus)(
Brawl For All
The life and times of Dino Bravo
New Jack
Herb Abrams, founder of the UWF
The life and times of Owen Hart
The season two renewal was announced last summer as the series did very well for the Viceland channel, setting their record for the highest viewed premiere in their three year history.

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Post by Bandit » Wed Mar 04, 2020 6:13 am



Full series:

-Benoit (two part)
-Bravo
-Abrams
-New Jack
-Owen
-Brawl For All
-Dr. D
-Jimmy Snuka
-Road Warrior Hawk

21 days. I can't wait.

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Post by Ocelot » Wed Mar 04, 2020 1:29 pm

Manly tears for that Owen one.

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Post by Bandit » Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:00 am

Vice put up part one of Benoit early like they did Brody.


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Worst father ever.

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If the video doesn’t work in your region try this one


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Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Sun Mar 22, 2020 2:44 pm

Cool, thanks Bandit. The other link was blocked in Australia.

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Post by Bandit » Wed Mar 25, 2020 11:41 pm



Should be region-free.

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I think this is their best documentary so far. It's a subject which 13 years later is still controversial but they handled it with respect. They also actually tried to make sense of a senseless tragedy. Whereas they could have went the route of just going all out to villanise Chris Benoit. It's good to see that David has reconcilied with his Auntie.

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Post by Bandit » Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:21 am

The season two premiere of Vice's Dark Side of the Ring set a new ratings high for the series.

Last night's Dark Side of the Ring season two premiere averaged 320,000 viewers on Vice TV. The episode was a two-hour special focused on the Chris Benoit double murder-suicide.

In the 18-49 demo, the episode drew a 0.14 rating. The show finished 80th for the night in that category.

Leading into both parts airing last night, part one of the season two premiere had been uploaded to YouTube last week.

"The Last of the Von Erichs," which averaged 234,000 viewers, was the highest rated Dark Side of the Ring episode in season one. That episode and the documentary on the death of Gino Hernandez both drew 0.08 ratings in the 18-49 demo.

Vice's after show for the Dark Side of the Ring season two premiere averaged 127,000 viewers. The rating in 18-49 was a 0.05.

Vice touted that the first season of Dark Side of the Ring was the most watched show in Vice TV's history. Here's a look at the ratings for each episode:

Macho Man & Ms. Elizabeth -- 154,000 viewers, 0.06 rating in 18-49
The Montreal Screwjob -- 181,000 viewers, 0.07 rating in 18-49
The killing of Bruiser Brody -- 214,000 viewers, 0.07 rating in 18-49
The Von Erich family -- 234,000 viewers, 0.08 rating in 18-49
The death of Gino Hernandez -- 225,000 viewers, 0.08 rating in 18-49
The Fabulous Moolah -- 200,000 viewers, 0.07 rating in 18-49

New Jack is the subject of the next Dark Side of the Ring episode for season two. It will air at 10 p.m. Eastern time next Tuesday.

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Post by Ocelot » Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:47 am

If the Benoit docs both disturbed you and made you tear up a bit, raise your hand.

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Post by Bandit » Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:50 am

The knife under the bed picture was absolutely chilling. There's no good reason a giant knife should be under a child's bed. Either Chris was going to kill him with it and then couldn't bring himself to do it or Daniel took it up there for protection because he knew Nancy was killed.

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