Tuesday, January 14, 2014

american tv is going to on air mexican wrestling show

PASADENA, California—Mark Burnett has handled some of TV's greatest arrangement, incorporating Survivor, The Voice, The Apprentice, and Shark Tank. Right away, "I'm at the focus in my vocation where I can attempt anything," he says.

It could be one of his boldest moves yet: carrying lucha libre wrestling—the second most prevalent game in Mexico (after soccer), offering gymnastic wrestlers in beautiful veils to the US with another alliance and another TV arrangement.

Burnett definite his arrangements at the Television Critics Association's winter press tour. They incorporate a show appearing in the second 50% of 2014 on El Rey Network, the recently started link system from Sin City and From Dusk Till Dawn chief Robert Rodriguez. It is focused at Latino men (yet pretense fully in English).

Burnett's One Three Media handling organization is collaborating with Lucha Libre AAA, Mexico's top lucha libre association loaded with several heroes and scoundrels, to improve both the arrangement and the alliance. There will be month to month and quarterly specials on El Rey, and in addition live, pay-for every perspective occasions. In the arrangement, five stars from Lucha Libre AA are "banished" to America and will look to select new stars.

"This is a long haul, enormous play for us," says Burnett. "I cherished lucha libre for a really long time. The risk that we can carry lucha libre and assemble a gigantic establishment together was so enormous it would have been impossible pass up a major opportunity."

Assuming that things go as Burnett trusts, he can take advantage of the US's billion-dollar wrestling industry—so lucrative that World Wrestling Entertainment recently proclaimed the February launch of its own WWE Network, a 24/7 web streaming administration offering access to past wrestling shows and every last bit of its approaching WWE pay-for every perspective occasions.

Lucha libre is a generally unexplored game for Americans (other than Jack Black's 2006 satire Nacho Libre, which had a blended gathering).

Burnett's starpower may as well additionally give a jar to the upstart El Rey Network, which is wanting to pull in gatherings of people with a varied blend of arrangement like From Dusk Till Dawn, in light of Rodriguez's movies (appearing March 11) and Matador (airing this sunny season), around the range of a soccer player by day and spy by night. Due to the channel's more level profile, he may as well additionally have the understanding that he didn't have with his boxing-themed actuality rivalry The Contender, which appeared on NBC in 2005 yet whose delicate evaluations brought about resulting seasons airing rather on ESPN and at last Versus (now regarded as NBC Sports Network).

Guarantees Burnett: "It's set to be

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