Following its two-part season two premiere ‘The Complicated Legacy of Chris Benoit’ [read our review here], Vice’s documentary series Dark Side of the Ring turns its attention to one of the most notorious and violent performers ever to grace the squared circle in ‘The Life and Crimes of New Jack’. Check out the trailer for the episode here…
DARK SIDE OF THE RING, the most watched show in VICE TV’s history, ventures even deeper into wrestling’s shrouded past, revealing the brutal and often tragic consequences of a life lived in the squared circle. Wrestling icon and former WWE superstar Chris Jericho narrates the series.
Season two dives into a new slate of wrestling stories that include: wrestling superstar Chris Benoit’s double murder suicide that shocked the world; the murder of Dino Bravo; the controversial “Brawl for All” tournament that led to career-ending injuries; the feared career of New Jack; David Schultz’s violent run-in with a 20/20 reporter; the death of Nancy Argentino, Jimmy Snuka’s girlfirend; the inside story of wrestling’s ultimate tag team partnership Hawk and Animal; Herb Abrams’ fanatical attempt to build a wrestling empire; and the devastating story of Owen Hart’s stunt that went tragically wrong.
‘The Life and Crimes of New Jack’ will air on Vice TV on Tuesday, March 31st.