||Comedy, Action, Sport
||Betty Gilpin, Alison Brie, Britt Baron
Set in Los Angeles in 1985, Ruth Wilder is a struggling actress who receives an invitation for an audition along with dozens of other women in a fledgling professional wrestling promotion called the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling (GLOW). Ruth's tendency to overact in the ring sets her at odds with the director of GLOW, Sam Sylvia. A further complication is Ruth's affair with the husband of her best friend, Debbie Eagan. The resulting feud makes the pair GLOWs top stars. GLOW is an American comedy-drama television series created by Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch. The series is a fictionalized account of the characters and situations of the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling. Created by David McLane in the 1980s, the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling was a women's professional wrestling circuit. The first season is ten episodes long, and was released via Netflix on June 23, 2017. The second season, also ten episodes long, was released via Netflix on June 29, 2018.