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[07/08/10 - 09:47 AM]
MTV2 Introduces High Flying Mexican Wrestling to American Airwaves with Weekly Series "Lucha Libre USA: Masked Warriors"
The newcomer premieres Friday, July 16 at 10:00/9:00c with an encore airing the following night on MTV Tr3s.

[via press release from MTV]

MTV2 INTRODUCES HIGH FLYING MEXICAN WRESTLING TO AMERICAN AIRWAVES WITH WEEKLY SERIES "LUCHA LIBRE USA: MASKED WARRIORS"

For The First Time Ever In English, Explosive New Show Premieres On MTV2 Friday, July 16 at 10pm ET/PT with An Encore Presentation on MTV Tr3's Saturday, July 17 at 10pm ET/PT

New York, NY (July 8, 2010) - Just when you thought it was safe to leave your house this summer, the wrestlers of Lucha Libre will be landing at your doorstep. Beginning Friday, July 16 at 10pm ET/PT, MTV2 will bring Lucha Libre to America for the first time ever with a new original weekly series "Lucha Libre USA: Masked Warriors" with an encore presentation on MTV Tr3s on Saturday, July 17 at 10 pm ET/PT. This show marks the first time that Lucha Libre matches will be filmed in the U.S. and broadcast in English bringing this entertaining and beloved Mexican sport to American mainstream audiences.

Featuring amazing aerial acrobatics and signature masks that have become global symbols of this extreme Mexican sport, Lucha Libre has become an iconic part of the country's rich culture for over 75 years and continues to be the best-attended live sporting event after soccer. Like no other wrestling show before it, this groundbreaking series on MTV2 and MTV Tr3s will deliver this raucous, masked wrestling phenomenon that has developed into a cult following around the world.

Each week, Lucha Libre USA: Masked Warriors will feature explosive, hard-hitting action from some of the biggest names in the sport including Tinieblas Jr, Marco Corleone, Lizmark Jr., Mascarita Dorada and many more. From never-before-seen moves, death defying showmanship, to comedy and over-the-top drama featuring Mini Luchadores and Luchadores Exoticos, audiences have never seen wrestling like this before. Additionally, this show marks the first time ever that an American Lucha Libre league has been formed with the Luchadores competing for a U.S. belt and title.

Steven Ship and Louis Silverstein, Managing Directors of Lucha Libre USA, and Tom Mazza, EVP Head of Worldwide TV, Cookie Jar Entertainment, will serve as executive producers of the series. Chris McCarthy, Eric Conte and Paul Ricci are Executive Producers for MTV2.

About Lucha Libre

Lucha Libre is an art form, much beloved by Latino culture. It sells millions of tickets to a mass audience composed of families from across the socioeconomic strata. Lucha Libre USA's mission is to introduce Americans to the global phenomenon that is Mexican wrestling. Lucha Libre USA regularly produces live events in major US venues.

About MTV2

MTV2 is a man's best friend, available in nearly 80 million homes and with the highest concentration of males 12-24 and 12-34 on TV today. A vibrant mix of music, lifestyle and action sports programming, MTV2 has reflected the habits and behavior of young people since its launch in 1996. MTV2 is part of MTV Networks, a unit of Viacom, one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.

About MTV Tr3s

MTV Tr3's (mtvTr3's.com) is available in broadcast in 7 million Hispanic TV households and 38 million total TV households, making it the most-widely distributed TV network dedicated to superserving today's bicultural Latino youth. MTV Tr3's programming is rooted in the fusion of American and Latino music, cultures, lifestyles and languages. Music programming is at the core of MTV Tr3's and the channel features hitmakers, emerging artists and new sounds that resonate with young U.S. Latinos. In addition to music programming, the MTV Tr3's programming slate also features lifestyle series, news, documentaries and other long-form programs that celebrate US Latino hybrid identity and culture.





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