Call off the prayer circles! GLOW Season 3 has been greenlit by Netflix. The Emmy-nominated series will be back for a third season. The announcement was made via the show’s official Twitter handle, and the sigh of collective relief could be heard across America.
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GLOW is set in the world of 1980s syndicated women’s professional wrestling, following fictionalized versions of the characters from the real-life wrestling circuit Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling (GLOW).
The show was created by Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch, and stars Alison Brie as Ruth “Zoya the Destroya” Wilder, Betty Gilpin as Debbie “Liberty Belle” Eagan, Sydelle Noel as Cherry “Junkchain”/”Black Magic” Bang, Britney Young as Carmen “Machu Picchu” Wade, Marc Maron as Sam Sylvia, Britt Baron as Justine “Scab” Biagi, Kate Nash as Rhonda “Britannica” Richardson, Gayle Rankin as Sheila “the She Wolf,” Kia Stevens as Tammé “The Welfare Queen” Dawson, and Jackie Tohn as Melanie “Melrose” Rosen.
The second season of the show dropped on the streaming giant platform on June 29th, garnering critical acclaim including from Den of Geek’s Delia Harrington. We’ll update this article with more specific news about GLOW Season 3 when we hear it. For now, we’re just happy to hear it will exist!
Kayti Burt serves as a staff editor covering books, TV, movies, and fan culture at Den of Geek. A long-term lover of all things science fiction and fantasy, she is an unabashed defender of the power of speculative storytelling and a proponent of sentimental TV. Read more of her work here or follow her on Twitter @kaytiburt.