The third season of Dark Side of the Ring kicked off this past Thursday night on Vice TV with a special two-hour Brian Pillman episode.
There are several episodes that will air in the first half of the season over the next few weeks. Here is the broadcast schedule:
May 13th – The Ultra-Violence of Nick Gage:
“Nick Gage is the self-proclaimed king of deathmatch wrestling, but his road to the top has been marked with a six-year prison sentence for armed robbery and personal tragedies.”
May 20th: Collision in Korea:
“In one of the most bizarre acts of political theatre ever conceived, professional wrestlers who were deployed to North Korea faced a terrifying ordeal that had them fighting for their lives.”
May 27th – Becoming Warrior:
“The Ultimate Warrior was a divisive force in and outside of the ring; his first wife reveals how an aspiring chiropractor morphed himself into wrestling’s most polarizing figure.”
June 3rd – In The Shadow of Grizzly Smith:
“Having survived familial abuse at the hands of their father and the mysterious abduction of their sister, Jake The Snake and his siblings struggle to reconcile with their past.”
June 10th – Dynamite Kid:
“The Dynamite Kid earned worldwide fame with a riveting, self-sacrificing style, but violent confrontations outside the ring would destroy his family, his body, and his legacy.”
Jake ‘The Snake’ Roberts, Jon Moxley, Mick Foley, Diamond Dallas Page, Eric Bischoff, Jim Ross, Jim Cornette, David Arquette, Antonio Inoki, Rob Van Dam, Terry Funk, and the former wife of Ultimate Warrior, Shari Tyree are interviewed for episodes in the third season.
The second half of the third season will air later this year.