Variety.com is reporting that AMC has picked up a reality show based around Billy Corgan’s wrestling promotion, Resistance Pro Wrestling. The show doesn’t have a name yet and will be airing eight episodes.
“The former leader of The Smashing Pumpkins is now creative director of Resistance Pro, a Chicago-based wrestling league,” the Variety story states. “Viewers will see Corgan create storylines, choreograph fights and manage intense post-match locker room arguments. Corgan in his latest undertaking as creative director of Resistance Pro, a Chicago-based wrestling league. Corgan goes behind the scenes of this fascinating world, from creating storylines to choreographing fights to managing intense post-match locker room arguments, revealing that the most dramatic stories often take place outside of the ring. Series is produced by Left/Right (Small Town Security, This American Life, Mob Wives) and executive produced by Ken Druckerman, Banks Tarver, Billy Corgan, and Ghen Maynard.”
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Resistance Pro is a based in Chicago and holds a card tonight at the The Barn at Arabian Knights Farms in Willowbrook, IL with Justin Credible making an appearance.