On January 12, 2014, it was announced that, with the backing of Mark Burnett, AAA would begin airing a show on American network El Rey on the second half of the year. The one-hour weekly program would be accompanied by monthly and quarterly specials as well as live pay-per-views. Lucha Underground (originally Lucha: Uprising) is a professional wrestling based television series produced by One Three Media, featuring professional wrestlers from Mexican wrestling promotion Asistencia Asesoría y Administración (AAA) as well as the American independent circuit
The series is premiered October 29, 2014 on El Rey Network and airs Wednesdays at 8:00 p.m. ET.