GLOW inspires a Netflix weekly fictional comedy series

wrestlingringThe defunct Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling promotion is the inspiration for a new Netflix comedy series called GLOW. The global streaming service ordered a 10-episode season of the show that was created by Liz Flahive of Homeland and Carly Mensch of Orange is the New Black. Read more at

Powell’s POV: Jenji Kohan and Tara Herrmann will be the executive producers of the series. Given the names involved, the GLOW series has major potential. Kohan has a great track record with Weeds on Showtime in addition to the popular Orange is the New Black. The GLOW promotion produced four seasons of television from 1986 through 1990. At one point, Netflix aired the highly entertaining documentary GLOW: The Story of the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling. For more information on the documentary, visit


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