Jenji Kohan’s wrestling comedy series GLOW will premiere on Netflix UK on Friday June 23rd, it has been announced.
Inspired the syndicated TV series about women’s wrestling, GLOW (AKA Gorgeous Ladies Of Wrestling) is set in Los Angeles in the 1980s and will tell the fictionalized story of an out-of-work actress who finds one last attempt to live her dreams in the form of a weekly series about female wrestlers.
The comedy series, which has received an order for ten episodes, was created by Homeland scribe Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch (Orange Is The New Black) and stars Alex Rich, Alison Brie, Betty Gilpin, Britney Young, Britt Baron, Chris Lowell, Ellen Wong, Gayle Rankin, Jackie Tohn, Kate Nash, Kia Stevens, Kimmy Gatewood, Marc Maron, Rebekka Johnson, Sunita Mani and Sydelle Noel. Jenji Kohan – whose numerous credits include Orange Is The New Black, Weeds and Gilmore Girls – serve as an executive producer alongside Mensch and Flahive.
TVWise’s UK Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.