Post by The Ultimate Nullifier on May 16, 2014 15:43:00 GMT -6
Brian Steinberg of Variety is reporting that AMC approved three new unscripted series including an untitled project involving Billy Corgan and his Resistance Pro wrestling company based out of Chicago. The series will feature eight 60 minute episodes.
"Untitled Billy Corgan Wrestling Project will consist of eight 60-minute episodes. The leader of The Smashing Pumpkins is now creative director of Resistance Pro, a Chicago-based wrestling league.Viewers will see Corgan create storylines, choreograph fights and manage intense post-match locker room arguments. Produced by Left/Right (“Small Town Security,” “This American Life,” “Mob Wives”); Executive Producers: Ken Druckerman, Banks Tarver, Billy Corgan, and Ghen Maynard."
Post by The Ultimate Nullifier on May 22, 2014 8:49:59 GMT -6
As noted, AMC has picked up a reality TV series based on Billy Corgan's Resistance Pro Wrestling group in Chicago. There will be eight one-hour episodes. The show will be more about Corgan, who is serving as one of the executive producers, and following him as he comes up with ideas for the promotion. There's no official start date or title for the show yet.