Unless you have been hiding…well underground, Lucha Underground is a fantastic wrestling promotion as well as serial drama television series owned and produced by the United Artists Media Group.
The weekly series airs in English on the El Rey Network featuring incredible wrestlers from all over the Indie circuit and including AAA. First premiered on October 29, 2014, that ran for 39 episodes with the second season began on January 27, 2016. The success of Lucha Underground has grown along with the popularity as its third season began on September 7, 2016.
It was confirmed on February 1st that the promotion has signed a deal with streaming service Netflix in the USA & Canada. This will allow fans to catch up or witness the series for the first time first from the start with Season 1 and Season 2 as of February 15, 2017.
This is major news for Lucha Underground as the main problem with the promotion had been accessibility for fans as the promotion was only aired exclusively to the El Rey Network, a channel many US cable viewers do not receive. Also the show was available was available via iTunes either by whole seasons or individual episodes. Alternatively Amazon does currently have Lucha Underground’s second season available on their site.
Fans of Lucha Underground will be happy to know that the second half of the third season will air on El Rey Network beginning May 31st and the promotion will not be leaving the El Rey Network and is not for sale.
No news has been mentioned for fans outside the US and Canada but with the popularity of the promotion growing with every episode, it will be only a matter of time before other countries reap the benefit too.