Prowrestling.net along with The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that legendary television producer Norman Lear (“All in the Family,” “The Jeffersons,” “Good Times”) and HBO are teaming up for a new pro wrestling drama series set in the 1970s, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The show is written by Aaron Blitzstein, who held a VP of Marketing title in World Championship Wrestling.
“It was more of mom-and-pop type of feel back then,” said Blitzstein of his decision to have the show set in the 1970s. “And it was a little bit more ridiculous and fun.” The story notes that the show revolves around a family running a pro wrestling business in New York. To read the full story, visit HollywoodReporter.com.