Various: Dark Side of the Ring’s Road Warriors Trailer, Backstage Ratings Update, FS1 WWE Schedule, Indies

Road Warriors Episode Trailer Released for Dark Side of the Ring Series

Vice recently released a preview trailer for next week’s episode of their Dark Side of the Ring wrestling documentary series.

This episode is titled “The Last Ride of the Road Warriors” and airs on April 12th starting at 10PM ET on Vice TV in the United States and on Crave in Canada.

This episode will focus on the rise of legendary tag team The Road Warriors and Road Warrior Hawk’s struggles with alcohol and substance abuse leading to his death in 2003.

WWE Backstage Ratings Update, FS1 WWE Schedule for Next Tuesday

This past Tuesday’s episode of WWE Backstage reportedly drew 75,000 viewers on FS1, according to Showbuzz Daily.

FS1 recently announced that this Tuesday’s block of WWE programming on the network will be WrestleMania III themed.

Full schedule for this Tuesday’s WWE programming on the network (all times EST):

  • 7PM – Wrestlemania Rewind on Wrestlemania IIII
  • 8PM – Wrestlemania III Recall
  • 11PM – WWE Backstage

Misc. Wrestling News & Notes

New Japan Pro Wrestling is currently expected to be cancelling this year’s Dominion event, according to the Wrestling Observer Newsletter. This year’s event is scheduled to take place on June 14th in Osaka, Japan but Dave Meltzer reported that the company recently removed the event from their schedule on their official website.

Major League Wrestling recently announced that they have signed a new multi-year deal with combat sports distributor Fight Globe to air their programming in Europe, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, Canada, and Mexico.

Combat Zone Wrestling announced that they have officially postponed this year’s Tournament of Death event due to coronavirus-related issues.

Stardom announced that they have cancelled the remainder of their events for the month of May due to coronavirus-related issues. The company also announced that they have currently suspended tickets sales for all of their events in June and July.