Dark Side of the Ring

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  • TV-14
  • 2019
  • 3 Seasons
  • 8.8  (2,377)

This documentary series aims to get to the bottom of controversies that have rocked the world of professional wrestling. Each episode of the series concentrates on a particular infamous historical event. The series aired on the Viceland cable network in 2019.

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The Many Faces of Luna Vachon
20. The Many Faces of Luna Vachon
October 14, 2021
A striking villain in the ring, Luna Vachon was a groundbreaking physical performer who battled mental illness and addiction while seeking to champion women's wrestling.
Bikers, Bombs & Bedlam Johnny K9
19. Bikers, Bombs & Bedlam Johnny K9
October 7, 2021
Johnny K9 led a double life as an in-ring brute and the leader of a biker gang implicated in drug trafficking, the bombing of a police station, and a gruesome double murder.
Blood & Wire: Onita's FMW
18. Blood & Wire: Onita's FMW
September 30, 2021
After Japan's Atsushi Onita created FMW and its spectacular matches featuring explosions and gratuitous gore, his handpicked successor took his own life while drowning in debt.
The Double Life of Chris Kanyon
17. The Double Life of Chris Kanyon
September 23, 2021
In a culture that celebrates machismo and negative gay stereotypes, wrestling innovator Chris Kanyon kept his own sexuality a closely guarded secret for decades.
The Plane Ride From Hell
16. The Plane Ride From Hell
September 16, 2021
A private 757 flight descends into a nightmare as intoxicated wrestlers clash with their flight crew, erupting into one of wrestling's most infamous scandals.
The Dynamite Kid
15. The Dynamite Kid
June 10, 2021
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.
In the Shadow of Grizzly Smith
14. In the Shadow of Grizzly Smith
June 3, 2021
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.
Becoming Warrior
13. Becoming Warrior
May 27, 2021
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.
Collision in Korea
12. Collision in Korea
May 20, 2021
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.
The Ultra-Violence of Nick Gage
11. The Ultra-Violence of Nick Gage
May 13, 2021
Nick Gage is the self-proclaimed king of deathmatch wrestling, but his road to the top is marked with a six-year prison sentence for armed robbery and personal tragedies.
Brian Pillman Part Two
10. Brian Pillman Part Two
May 6, 2021
After enduring a horrific car wreck, Brian Pillman masks his injuries while pushing his body to the brink. His untimely death leaves his young family struggling to cope.
Brian Pillman Part One
9. Brian Pillman Part One
May 6, 2021
Brian Pillman clawed his way to infamy with a groundbreaking performance that blurred the lines between fact and fiction until it led to his ultimate destruction.
Confidential: Cocaine & Cowboy Boots - The Herb Abrams Story
8. Confidential: Cocaine & Cowboy Boots - The Herb Abrams Story
April 29, 2021
Evan & Jason dive deep into the life and death of wrestling promoter, Herb Abrams.
Confidential: The Final Days of Owen Hart
7. Confidential: The Final Days of Owen Hart
April 22, 2021
Evan & Jason celebrate the life of Owen Hart, with new context surrounding his shocking death. Featuring bonus tributes & interviews of Mick Foley, DLo Brown & The Blue Meanie.
Confidential: The Last Ride of the Road Warriors
6. Confidential: The Last Ride of the Road Warriors
April 15, 2021
Evan & Jason expand on the colorful careers of Animal and Hawk; The Road Warriors bonus outtakes from a never-aired legends roundtable with five of Hawk's wrestling peers.
Confidential: The Life and Crimes of New Jack
5. Confidential: The Life and Crimes of New Jack
April 6, 2021
Evan and Jason provide new details on the controversial career of New Jack.
Confidential: The Killing of Bruiser Brody
4. Confidential: The Killing of Bruiser Brody
March 30, 2021
Evan and Jason expound on the making of the Dark Side of the Ring "pilot" and unpack the events of Bruiser Brody's brutal murder with a bonus, new perspective from Savio Vega.
Confidential: The Last of The Von Erichs
3. Confidential: The Last of The Von Erichs
March 23, 2021
Evan and Jason dive deeper into each death of five Von Erich brothers with the last living sibling, Kevin. Featuring three deleted scenes cut from the original episode.
Confidential: The Montreal Screwjob
2. Confidential: The Montreal Screwjob
March 16, 2021
Evan & Jason unpack the most infamous incident: The Montreal Screwjob.
Confidential: The Mysterious Death Of Gorgeous Gino
1. Confidential: The Mysterious Death Of Gorgeous Gino
March 9, 2021
Evan & Jason unpack every conspiracy theory about the of death Gino Hernandez.
Dark Side of the Ring
Dark Side of the Ring

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This documentary series aims to get to the bottom of controversies that have rocked the world of professional wrestling. Each episode of the series concentrates on a particular infamous historical event. The series aired on the Viceland cable network in 2019. Dark Side of the Ring is a series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (39 episodes). The series first aired on April 10, 2019.

Where to Watch Dark Side of the Ring

Dark Side of the Ring is available for streaming on the Viceland (US) website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Dark Side of the Ring on demand at Amazon Prime, Philo, Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play, Apple TV and Viceland.

  • Premiere Date
    April 10, 2019
  • IMDB Rating
    8.8  (2,377)