The strange world of competitive arm wrestling is getting the
The show is the work of Emmy award-winning producers Matt Renner and Ethan Prochnik ("The Deadliest Catch") and Dan Ilani, a partner in Undertow Films.
"King of Arms" will chronicle the lives of the members of five arm wrestling clubs in Baton Rouge, La.;
Each of the 10 episodes of the hour-long series will end with a gripping arm wrestling match. As an added coup and a sign of confidence in the material, the show will premiere in the first quarter of next year, timed to the second half of "The Walking Dead's" current season.
AMC is on a roll these days, having just concluded the much heralded series
It will be interesting to watch how "King of Arms" does because unlike A&E and the History Channel, AMC hasn't had much success with reality shows.