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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 & 82 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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Did You Know?

Trivia

Former WWE superstar John Morrison, known as the Mayor of Slamtown and Johnny Mundo, among others, appears in the pilot episode. See more »

Crazy Credits

Every first season episode shows the foreign language overdub credits for each character. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Lights Out with David Spade: Episode #1.23 (2019) See more »

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entertaining and interesting
24 June 2017 | by b_imdb-785-173208See all my reviews

After having watched the first three episodes of Glow, I can say that this is really quite an interesting show. It's part of a new wave of "direct-to-VoD" series that don't have to bow to cable TV standards in terms of language or nudity, but also concerning story development. Glow is a comedy alright, but it tackles difficult subjects like adultery and hard life choices. I would not say that this combination clicks every single time, but there are really quite awesome moments (and very funny ones, too) and I enjoy the basic setup and characters a lot. The acting is also pretty good.

I am curious to see where this is going, but I have to say that I'm very happy that there are shows like this that try to break a little from the mold.


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23 June 2017 (USA) See more »

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