By James Caldwell, PWTorch assistant editor
Lucha Underground will return for Season 3 on Wednesday, September 7, El Rey Network has announced.
The series will continue as an hour-long show at 8:00 p.m. EST on Wednesday nights this fall.
El Rey has ordered 40 episodes of Season 3, which will build to the conclusion at “Ultima Lucha Tres” in 2017.
The description of Season 3 reads: “Masked heroes and villains will continue to battle it out for wrestling supremacy in the hour-long weekly series, giving fans a ringside seat to the blood-pumping, chant-starting lucha libre drama and excitement. With Dario Cueto’s fate unclear, only one thing is for sure, this new season will bring even more death defying action with a new set of luchadores ready to leave their mark on the Temple.”
[ FYI: “Lucha Underground” is produced by MGM in association with FactoryMade Ventures for El Rey Network. Executive producers are Mark Burnett, Eric Van Wagenen (also showrunner) and Brian Edwards of MGM; Dorian Roldán from Lucha Libre AAA; Alejandro Garcia and Antonio Cué Sánchez-Navarro; El Rey Network co-founder Robert Rodriguez; FactoryMade Ventures and El Rey Network co-founders John Fogelman and Cristina Patwa and Skip Chaisson of Skip Films and El Rey Network. The series airs on El Rey Network and is distributed internationally by MGM. ]
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