Billy Corgan of The Smashing Pumpkins took full ownership of the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) on October 1st, 2017. In this special report, Adam Spring sat down with Billy and David Marquez (Championship Wrestling From Hollywood) to discuss TV studio wrestling.This included a new show called NWA Powerrr.
The first set of tapings for Powerrr took place at the GBP Studios in Atlanta on September 30th and October 1st, 2019. It was the first time in circa three decades that televised wrestling was presented to a mainstream audience in this way.
This Remotely Interested special report explores several themes. These include how the internet and decentralized media has helped reshape professional wrestling as a business. The history of professional wrestling, and its importance when establishing the fundamentals that go into how a production is structured. Billy and David demonstrate a deep and passionate understanding of what they want to achieve via NWA Powerrr.
The National Wrestling Alliance or NWA was formed in 1948. It operated in a territory structure. Where its core professional wrestling talent would travel to or work with different wrestling promotions. That is, before the industry went to a national television-based business / distribution model in North American (in the 1980s).
Ric Flair, Harley Race and Dusty Rhodes are just some of the names associated with the legacy of the NWA. Its stars at the time of this podcast included Allysin Kay, Thunder Rosa, Kamille, Nick Aldis, Eli Drake, James Storm, Tim Storm, Mr Anderson and more….
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