Season three of VICE’s Dark Side of the Ring program will kick off on May 6th. Brian Pillman will be the focus of the season three premiere and Nick Gage, the Collision in Korea shows, The Ultimate Warrior, Grizzly Smith and Tom “Dynamite Kid” Billington are going to be profiled.
It was revealed through TheWrap that season three will also cover the WWF Steroid Trail and the Plane Ride From Hell. There will be a second-half of the season due to the amount of episodes that have been compiled. The FMW promotion, The Johnny K9 Story and Chris Kanyon are focuses as well.
Chris Jericho is narrating and the third season will include interviews with Jake 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.
Jason Eisener and Evan Husney, Dark Side of the Ring executive producers and co-creators issued the following statement to TheWrap:
With this epic, 14-episode season, we’ve had the opportunity to push the series to new heights and dig even deeper into a world that has captivated us our entire lives. We’re excited to unveil a season that encompasses a whole new spectrum of stories, ranging from legendary icons of the past, to contemporary snapshots from wrestling’s underground, to mind-blowing sagas overseas.
The ‘Dark Side’ series is getting a spinoff on VICE that is covering the sport of football.