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THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHANNEL TAKES AN
INTIMATE LOOK INSIDE THE WORLD OF WRESTLING

One-Hour Special Provides Insight into Wrestler’s Training, Hectic Traveling Schedules and the Promoters that Work Countless Hours to Make Each Match a Success.

Slammed: Inside Indie Wrestling Premieres

Wednesday, August 24, at 10PM ET/PT on the National Geographic Channel

Get ready for Indie wrestling mania. Many pro wrestling stars got their start in the grueling and dangerous indie circuit, and now National Geographic Channel takes viewers inside the ring for a provocative look at the industry.

Premiering Wednesday, August 24, at 10PM ET/PT on the National Geographic Channel, meet the promoters who struggle to put on a successful show, and the colorful performers who tough out falls and blows night after night in the hopes of reaching stardom. But injuries are not the only challenges these wrestlers face. When they aren’t in the ring, they are on the road traveling to the next event, at the gym, training or developing their wrestling personalities.

The powerful one-hour special will highlight the behind the scenes action of the indie wrestling circuit. The same circuit that feeds the WWE, TNA Impact and other high profile televised pro wrestling companies with talent and even story line ideas. Two of the major indie companies featured will be none other than C M Punk’s favorite wrestling company Ring of Honor and along with many industry experts call old style carny type wrestling, east coast drednort National Wrestling Superstars.