El Rey Renews ‘Lucha Underground’

Mark Burnett-Produced Wrestling Series Gets Third Season Nod

El Rey has pinned down a third season of its wrestling series Lucha Underground, the network said Monday.

The series, produced by Mark Burnett (Survivor) will return for its third season in early 2017, said network officials. The sophomore campaign of the Lucha Libre wrestling series debuted Jan. 27.

Lucha Underground has caught fire by developing a loyal and passionate fan base,” said El Rey Network Chairman and Founder Robert Rodriguez.  “I am proud that its home is El Rey Network, and we're excited to announce a season three return for even more no-holds-barred action.”

 Added Burnett: "I am so excited that the fans will be able to continue to enjoy the incredible action and stories.”