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DARK SIDE OF THE RING Season 2 – “Cocaine & Cowboy Boots: The Herb Abrams Story” airing May 5 on VICE TV

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DARK SIDE OF THE RING – Season 2 Episode 7

“Cocaine & Cowboy Boots: The Herb Abrams Story”


Tuesday, May 5 at 10:00pm ET/PT on VICE TV

DARK SIDE OF THE RING Season 2, lifts the veil on wrestling’s most controversial stories, and premiered on Tuesday, March 24th with a two-hour special episode on the tragic story of wrestling icon Chris Benoit. The next episode will tackle The Herb Abrams Story May 5 at 10:00pm ET/PT. The series, produced by VICE Studios, will air weekly on Tuesdays at 10:00pm ET/PT.

This season, 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.

FAN ALERT! Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson endorses season 2 of Dark Side of the Ring on his Twitter and his Instagram Live

Every single episode I am so personally connected to all of these, because I grew up in the professional wrestling world, with my grandfather, my dad, my cousins, I mean everybody, so I know everybody they are profiling. It’s really quite the show and quite the series.”  -Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson via Instagram Live

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 JackDavid 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 AnimalHerb Abrams’ fanatical attempt to build a wrestling empire; and the devastating story of Owen Hartstunt that went tragically wrong.


SEASON 2 EPISODE 7: “Cocaine & Cowboy Boots: The Herb Abrams Story”

Tuesday, May 5 at 10PM ET/PT

Available on VICE TV via all major satellite and cable providers; VICETV.com; and the VICE TV app via iOS, Android, Apple TV, and Chromecast.