Netflix has officially set the premiere date for Season 3 of GLOW, the hit half-hour dramedy series based on the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling. Inspired by the short-lived but beloved show from the 80s, GLOW tells the fictional story of Ruth Wilder (Alison Brie), an out-of-work, struggling actress in 1980s Los Angeles who finds one last chance for stardom when she’s thrust into the glitter and spandex world of women’s wrestling. In addition to working with 12 Hollywood misfits, Ruth also has to compete with Debbie Eagan (Betty Gilpin) a former soap actress who left the business to have a baby, only to be sucked back into work when her picture perfect life is not what it seems. And at the wheel is Sam Sylvia (Marc Maron), a washed-up, B-movie director who now must lead this group of women on the journey to wrestling stardom.
Season 3 follows the ladies of GLOW as they take the Vegas strip by storm. Now headliners at the Fan-Tan Hotel and Casino, the women quickly realize Sin City is much more grind than glitter. Ever the team cheerleader, Ruth’s passion for the show begins to take a backseat to her growingly complicated personal life. Debbie is making headway as a producer, but continues to be consumed with guilt over the distance between her and her son. As their residency wears on, the lines blur between performance and reality, and the cast find themselves struggling with their own identities both in and outside of the ring.
From showrunners/executive producers Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch, with Tara Hermann and Jenji Kohan also executive producing, all 10 episodes of Season 3 of GLOW arrive on Netflix August 9th.
GLOW also stars Sydelle Noel as Cherry Bang aka “Black Magic”, Britney Young as Carmen Wade aka “Machu Picchu”, Kate Nash as Rhonda Richardson aka “Britannica”, Britt Baron as Justine Biagi, Jackie Tohn as Melanie Rosen aka “Melrose”, Gayle Rankin as Sheila aka “Sheila the She-Wolf”, Kia Stevens as Tamme Dawson aka “Welfare Queen”, Chris Lowell as Sebastian “Bash” Howard, Kimmy Gatewood as Stacey Beswick aka “Edna”, Rebekka Johnson as Dawn Rivecca aka “Ethel”, Sunita Mani as Arthie Premkumar aka “Beirut”, Marianna Palka as Reggie Walsh aka “Vicky Viking”, Ellen Wong as Jenny Chey aka “Fortune Cookie”, Shakira Barrera as Yolanda Rivas aka “Junkchain”, Bashir Salahuddin as Keith Bang, Rich Sommer as Mark Eagan, and Victor Quinaz as Russell.
Check out new images from GLOW Season 3 below!