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8. Glow

In 1980, the WWF exploded onto televisions across the United States when Vince McMahon Jr. took his father’s company and expanded it into a global empire. Trying to capitalize on that audience. a man named David McLane started his own wrestling promotion based in Las Vegas known as G.L.O.W. — Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling.

Unlike the WWE, which had legitimate professional wrestlers, GLOW had actresses, stuntwomen, models and dancers — all hoping this TV show could help them get a break in show business.

GLOW lasted for six years, during which McLane got a Las Vegas hotel and casino on the Strip to host the shows and picked up a television syndication deal.

In 2017, the Netflix original series GLOW premiered and told the story of the rise of this wrestling promotion. The show followed a struggling actress named Ruth (Alison Brie) as she got a break and earned a spot on the GLOW roster.

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The series also cast a number of real professional wrestlers in cameo and small roles, including Awesome Kong, Johnny Nitro, Tyrus, Joey Ryan, Alex Riley and Chavo Geurrero Jr.

It also received praise from the most famous professional wrestler to come out of GLOW — a woman who wrestled by the name Tina Ferrari who went on to become WWE Hall of Fame superstar Ivory.

The first season of GLOW received glowing praise from critics and Netflix quickly picked it up for a second season, which earned an Emmy for the stunt coordination. A third season is now on the way and will air in 2019.