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GLOW 

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A look at the personal and professional lives of a group of women who perform for a wrestling organization in Los Angeles during the 1980s.
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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 11 wins & 86 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Alison Brie ...  Ruth Wilder 30 episodes, 2017-2019
Betty Gilpin ...  Debbie Eagan 30 episodes, 2017-2019
Britt Baron ...  Justine Biagi 30 episodes, 2017-2019
Sydelle Noel ...  Cherry Bang 30 episodes, 2017-2019
Kate Nash ...  Rhonda Richardson 30 episodes, 2017-2019
Britney Young ...  Carmen Wade 30 episodes, 2017-2019
Gayle Rankin ...  Sheila the She-Wolf 30 episodes, 2017-2019
Marc Maron ...  Sam Sylvia 30 episodes, 2017-2019
Kia Stevens ...  Tammé Dawson 30 episodes, 2017-2019
Jackie Tohn ...  Melanie Rosen 30 episodes, 2017-2019
Kimmy Gatewood ...  Stacey Beswick 29 episodes, 2017-2019
Sunita Mani ...  Arthie Premkumar 29 episodes, 2017-2019
Rebekka Johnson ...  Dawn Rivecca 29 episodes, 2017-2019
Ellen Wong ...  Jenny Chey 29 episodes, 2017-2019
Chris Lowell ...  Bash Howard 26 episodes, 2017-2019
Marianna Palka ...  Reggie Walsh 23 episodes, 2017-2019
Shakira Barrera ...  Yolanda Rivas 18 episodes, 2018-2019
Bashir Salahuddin ...  Keith Bang 17 episodes, 2017-2019
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In Los Angeles in 1985, Ruth Wilder, a struggling actress, auditions along with many other women in a fledgling professional wrestling promotion called the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling (GLOW). Traditionally minded in her approach to acting and highly idealistic, she clashes with GLOW's director Sam Sylvia due to his cynical demeanor and often unconventional work style. She discovers early on that he has employed her former best friend, retired soap opera actress Debbie Eagan to star in the show. Ruth and Debbie had fallen out with one another after Ruth had an affair with her husband, Mark, who she then divorced. The tension between the two women promises either to make or break the developing show. Written by Wiki

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The girls are back in town. (Season 2)

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Comedy | Drama | Sport

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Ursula Hayden, the owner of the GLOW company, served as a consultant on the series and helped Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch with creating the show. See more »

Crazy Credits

The first episode of each season is the only one to show the opening credits at the beginning of the show, plus it plays Scandal's "The Warrior". Every other episode in a season is a cold opening with the opening credits at the end. See more »

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Goosebumps
5 July 2018 | by rogier-86785See all my reviews

Glow is about a completely dysfunctional group of women wrestlers, American style in the 80's. That sentence alone should spark everyone's interest. And it keeps on giving. This series let's its characters screw up to triumph brilliantly. It's mix of sex, drugs and wrestling is a stroke of genius.

I know it's high praise. But don't worry going in with too high expectations. Glow will not disappoint. If anything, it'll still blow you away, even if you see the perfect 10's. It's well deserved. The actors seem to relish their roles. It becomes hard even to pick a favorite character. Every episode has you rooting for someone new.

It's characters are all desperately seeking both love and success. They often don't get it but it doesn't matter. They become a team against all odds and persevere. The build ups to the finales are so well crafted I frequently found myself having goosebumps when all the drama outside the ring comes together when the wrestling starts.

It's just... see it.


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23 June 2017 (USA) See more »

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