WWE Evil is a docuseries conceived and narrated by John Cena also serving as an executive producer along with Vince McMahon and Kevin Dunn for WWE; Farnaz Farjam, Julie Pizzi, and Steve Ezell for Bunim Murray Productions. While Micah Brown is serving as director, executive producer, and showrunner.
The documentary series is being produced by Bunim Murray Productions and WWE Studios. “As Peacock continues to expand its WWE programming, we are thrilled to bring the new original series WWE Evil to the platform, working with the one and only John Cena,” declared Benny Reuven, Vice President of Ent. Unscripted Content at NBCUniversal Television and Streaming. “There is no one better to take viewers into the minds of WWE’s fiercest villains than Cena himself. We can’t wait for WWE fans to devour this series.”
The first season consisted of eight episodes and was launched on Peacock on March 24, 2022.
Episode 1: “Hollywood” Hulk Hogan
Episode 2:The Miz
Episode 3: Sasha Banks
Episode 4: Brothers of Destruction
Episode 5: Randy Orton
Episode 6: Stephanie McMahon
Episode 7: Ric Flair
Episode 8: Roman Reigns
Following the success of the eight-episode series, fans are wondering whether WWE Evil will be back for season 2. Well, let’s delve into details, shall we?
WWE Evil Season 2 Release Date: When Is It?
The first season of WWE Evil was released on March 24, 2022. As of this writing, there’s been no official announcement concerning a second season but given the popularity of the previous season, fans are optimistic about the series return. Moreover, the show makers seem pretty busy planning for season two according to sources and it surely won’t take too long till we hear from them.
So, if production were to begin before the end of the year, new episodes are expected to come out somewhere by the end of 2023.
Is WWE Evil Worth Watching?
WWE Evil documents professional wrestling’s dark side. The intriguing and insightful look at WWE Superstars and Legends’ life makes it a must-watch for WWE and wrestling enthusiasts. Here’s why WWE Evil is worth watching:
- Frank and uncompromising. The show tackles major issues like addiction, mental health, and violence. It gives WWE Superstars’ struggles an honest view.
- It moves. Many WWE Superstars and Legends suffer with addiction, mental health, and other difficulties in the series. Powerful and compelling, these stories reveal the dark side of professional wrestling.
- Thought-provoking piece. The series discusses WWE Superstars’ financial struggles, social media’s impact, and performance pressure. Though it doesn’t address its questions, the series encourages viewers to consider the dark side of professional wrestling.
Fans of WWE and wrestling should watch WWE Evil, a well-made and educational documentary series. Watch it to learn about WWE Superstars and Legends’ challenges!
The Cast of WWE Evil Season 2
In a recent survey dispatched to members of the organization’s mailing list, a handful of potential names for the program’s second season have now been revealed. Among the names revealed include Vince McMahon, conceivably the most indispensable baddie in WWE history, who also served as the central antagonist during the renowned Attitude Era.
Other names include Rowdy Roddy Piper, Bobby Heenan aka ‘The Brain’, John Bradshaw Layfield, Paul Heyman, and Ted Dibiase aka ‘The Million Dollar Man’.
Dave Meltzer formed the list in the recent Wrestling Observer Newsletter. In the newsletter he describes, “They are looking at a second season for WWE Evil. They sent out a survey regarding doing a second season ad name they listed as possible guys were Roddy Piper, Bobby Heenan, Heyman, Vince McMahon, Jake Roberts, JBL, and Ted DiBiase”
WWE Evil Season 2 Plot
The official description for season one states:
“The battle between good and evil is as old as time itself. But the line between the two is often blurred…and sometimes, what side you stand for is simply a matter of perspective. This fascinating subject matter is the focus of ‘WWE EVIL’, an entertaining psychological exposé into the minds of the most diabolical villains in WWE history. Journey into the deepest and darkest recesses of these WWE Superstars’ psyches, uncovering dastardly secrets and exploring the real-life motivations for their turn to the dark side. Examine the ultimate rogues in WWE; from the “Nature Boy” Ric Flair, The Miz, and “Legit Boss” Sasha Banks, to the “Billionaire Princess” Stephanie McMahon, “The Viper” Randy Orton and “Hollywood” Hulk Hogan, to the “Brothers of Destruction” and the “Head of the Table” himself, Roman Reigns! Discover why there is no light without darkness, and why there can be no hero…without a true villain.“
So just like the first season, the upcoming season will most probably concentrate on some of the most infamous villains in WWE history.
WWE Evil Season 2: Is it Happening?
As of April 2023, the docu-series has not been renewed or canceled yet. It is speculated that the show will return with a new season at some point, though it is uncertain when exactly it would return since there have been no updates about a second season. However, it is less likely that WWE Evil will be out this year.