The Vice documentary series Dark Side of the Ring made its Season 2 debut with a two-part special about Chris Benoit.
If you don’t have cable, you can watch the Benoit special and other Season 2 episodes of Dark Side of the Ring live or on-demand on your computer, phone, Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV or other streaming device via one of the following cable-free, live-TV streaming subscription services:
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Vice is included in Philo’s main 59-channel bundle, which is the cheapest among all streaming services if you plan on keeping it long-term. It also comes with a free seven-day trial:
Once signed up for Philo, you can then watch the show live on your computer via the Philo website, or on your phone (iPhone supported), tablet, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV or or other supported device via the Philo app.
If you can’t watch live, Philo also allows you to DVR programs and watch them up to 30 days later. And even if you forget to DVR something, Philo also comes with a 72-hour rewind feature, which allows you to replay shows that have aired in the last three days.
Vice is one of 95-plus live TV channels included in the main FuboTV bundle, which comes with a free seven-day trial:
Once signed up for FuboTV, you can then watch the show live on your computer via the FuboTV website, or on your phone (Android and iPhone supported), tablet, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast or other supported device via the FuboTV app.
If you can’t watch live, FuboTV comes with 30 hours of Cloud DVR (with the ability to upgrade to 500 hours), as well as a “72-Hour Lookback” feature, which allows you to watch shows up to three days after they air (and sometimes longer) even if you don’t record them. Every Season 1 and 2 episode of Dark Side of the Ring is currently available in FuboTV’s on-demand library.
Sling TV’s “Sling Blue + Comedy Extra” bundle (54 channels) and “Sling Orange + Comedy Extra” bundle (41 channels) each include Vice. They each cost $25 for the first month and $35 per month after that:
Or, as part of a special deal that Sling is currently offering, you can get a free Amazon Fire TV Stick if you prepay for two months:
Once signed up for Sling TV, you can watch the show live on your computer via the Sling TV website, or on your phone (Android and iPhone supported), tablet, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Xbox One, or other streaming device via the Sling TV app.
If you can’t watch live, Sling TV comes with 10 hours of cloud DVR.
‘Dark Side of the Ring’ Season 2 Preview
If the first season of this Vice original show was any indication, season two will be full of eye-opening reveals and fascinating facts about some of wrestling’s all-time greats. The docuseries, which features hour-long episodes that go behind the scenes of some of the most controversial events and stories in professional wrestling, will return with a new batch of episodes.
Season one featured the story of the Von Erich Family, the tale of Randy “Macho Man” Savage and his real-life wife Elizabeth, the mysterious deaths of wrestling legends Bruiser Brody and Gino Hernandez, an episode devoted to the “Montreal Screwjob,” the infamous bout in which Bret Hart lost the championship, and the story of female wrestler The Fabulous Moolah.
The second season will feature 10 episodes, up from six, and its season premiere should be a powerful one.
The season two premiere is a two-parter, and it delves into one of the most disturbing events in the history of professional wrestling: the murder-suicide of former WWE star Chris Benoit, who murdered his wife and 7-year-old son before taking his own life.
“Benoit Part One” will air first, and Part Two will air the following evening.
Also on the docket for season two: the story of the death of Nancy Argentino, the girlfriend of former superstar Jimmy ‘Super Fly’ Snuka who was murdered in May of 1983. Over three decades later, at the age of 72, Snuka was charged with third-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter.
Season two will also feature a profile on New Jack of ECW (Extreme Championship Wrestling) fame, an episode devoted to the ‘Brawl for All,’ tournament, a short-lived attempt at actual physical brawling that left multiple wrestlers with serious, legitimate injuries, a profile on one of wrestling’s all-time great tag teams, Hawk and Animal of the Road Warriors, the story of former wrestler David Schultz’ assault of 20/20 reporter John Stossel, an episode devoted to Herb Abrams and the UWF, a look into the mysterious death of wrestler Dino Bravo, and in what will surely be a powerful episode, the story of Owen Hart and his death from a fall during the filming of a WWE pay-per-view special will be told.
Hart lost his life while performing a stunt that had him leaping from nearly 80 feet in the air. His harness malfunctioned, and he fell to his death in what became one of wrestling’s greatest tragedies.
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