Tales from the Territories

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Season 1 episodes (9)

1 Memphis: Where Wrestling Was Real
At the Mid-South Coliseum, Memphis' unique blend of slow-burn, story-driven matches and pre-MTV music video vignettes, captivated audiences every week.
2 Andy Kaufman vs. The King of Memphis
One of the most infamous stories in wrestling lore, TV star Andy Kaufman traveled from Hollywood to Memphis to wrestle women, before facing off against King Jerry Lawler.
3 AWA: Bodyslams in the Heartland
Verne Gagne created the American Wrestling Association with one singular goal: return dignity and athleticism to a business losing touch with both.
4 CWF: Bloodstains in the Everglades
Championship Wrestling from Florida was known for a training regime that both elevated its wrestlers and literally broke newcomers, like future WWE star Hulk Hogan.
5 Stampede: The Hart of Pro Wrestling
Stampede Wrestling was formed and operated by the patriarch of the legendary Hart family. Stars were trained in the Hart Family basement gym, infamously known as "The Dungeon.
6 Polynesian: Wrestling's Island Dynasty
Polynesian Pro Wrestling was formed by High Chief Peter Maivia, grandfather of Dwayne Johnson, and later run by his grandmother Lia, one of the first female wrestling promoters.
7 Portland: Where Wrestling Got Weird
The Portland Wrestling territory was the premiere promotion of the Northwest, renowned for its extensive and loyal roster of eccentric talent and wild, eclectic storylines.
8 WCCW: Wrestling's Lone Star Legacy
WCCW was a pioneering promotion overseen by the legendary Fritz Von Erich, who turned all five of his sons into megastars while running wild shows at the Dallas Sportatorium.
9 Crockett: Evil Heels of the Carolinas
Jim Crockett Promotions was the cornerstone Territory of the National Wrestling Alliance and the second largest wrestling promotion in the United States.

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From Dwayne Johnson, Dany Garcia and the creators of Dark Side of the Ring comes an exhilarating new series that brings real life wrestling legends together to relive their most jaw-dropping stories from in and out of the squared circle.
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