Game of Arms

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Game of Arms
GenreReality
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes10
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Dan Ilani
  • Ethan Prochnik
  • Matt Renner
Production company(s)Undertow Films
DistributorAMC Networks
Release
Original networkAMC
Picture formatHDTV 1080i
Original releaseFebruary 25 (2014-02-25) –
April 29, 2014 (2014-04-29)
External links
Website

Game of Arms is an American television series that debut February 25, 2014, on AMC.[1] The series is a reality television show about American competitive arm wrestlers.[2][3] The series follows arm wrestling clubs in Erie, Pennsylvania; Kansas City, Missouri; New York City; Sacramento, California, and Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Prior to its broadcast, the series was initially known as King of Arms.[4]

On September 11, 2014, AMC renewed the series for a second season.[5] However it canceled the series a month later in mid-production as part of the network ending nearly all their reality series and refocusing completely on fictional dramas for their original series output.[6]

Episodes[edit]

No. Title[7] Original air date U.S. viewers
(million)
1"The Battle Begins..."February 25, 2014 (2014-02-25)1.00[8]
2"Southern Inhospitality"March 4, 2014 (2014-03-04)N/A
3"The Cold War"March 11, 2014 (2014-03-11)N/A
4"Bloodlines"March 18, 2014 (2014-03-18)N/A
5"Welcome to the Slaughterhouse"March 25, 2014 (2014-03-25)N/A
6"End of the line"April 1, 2014 (2014-04-01)N/A
7"Playing Hurt"April 8, 2014 (2014-04-08)N/A
8"War Horses"April 15, 2014 (2014-04-15)N/A
9"Battle for the Belt"April 22, 2014 (2014-04-22)N/A
10"Final Showdown"April 29, 2014 (2014-04-29)N/A

Reception[edit]

Upon airing, the premiere was watched by 1 million viewers, with 626,000 of those viewers among adults 18-49.[9] It is AMC's highest-rated reality series premiere of all time.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "AMC Announces 2014 Programming Schedule". The Futon Critic. January 11, 2014. Retrieved January 24, 2014.
  2. ^ Leonardi, Ron (January 15, 2014). "Erie to be part of AMC's 'Game of Arms'". Erie Times-News. Retrieved January 24, 2014.
  3. ^ Kepnes, Caroline (January 13, 2014). "'Game of Arms' First Look: Sorry, No Losers Allowed". Yahoo! TV. Retrieved January 24, 2014.
  4. ^ Gelt, Jessica (October 16, 2013). "AMC greenlights new unscripted series 'King of Arms'". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved January 24, 2014.
  5. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (September 11, 2014). "'Game of Arms' Renewed by AMC for Second Season". TV by the Numbers. Archived from the original on September 12, 2014. Retrieved September 11, 2014.
  6. ^ Littleton, Cynthia (9 October 2014). "AMC Scraps Second Season of 'Game of Arms,' Other Shows as Cabler Reconsiders Unscripted Genre". Variety. Retrieved 10 October 2014.
  7. ^ "Shows A-Z - game of arms on amc". The Futon Critic. Retrieved February 26, 2014.
  8. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (February 26, 2014). "Tuesday Cable Ratings: 'Being Mary Jane' Leads Night + 'Teen Mom II', 'Amish Mafia', 'Pretty Little Liars' & More". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved February 26, 2014.
  9. ^ a b Kondolojy, Amanda (February 26, 2014). "'Game of Arms' Premiere Draws One Million Viewers". TV by the Numbers (Press release). Retrieved February 26, 2014.

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