3 ways to bring back Byron Balasco’s ‘Kingdom’ for one last ride

On May 1, Byron Balasco’s “Kingdom” will become a streaming free agent. Netflix plans to release the MMA drama after just ten months, in one of those classic dump jobs. It had nothing to do with quality and everything to do with inventory. The show found new life last July after Netflix acquired it from … More 3 ways to bring back Byron Balasco’s ‘Kingdom’ for one last ride

After just ten months, Byron Balasco’s ‘Kingdom’ will tap out of Netflix in May

Great things don’t last. If anyone knows this lesson well, it’s the diehard fans of Byron Balasco’s “Kingdom,” the MMA show that lit up Netflix last July with a newfound popularity for the previously-DirecTV-owned cult hit television series. It didn’t take long for the show to gain a huge following all around the world. Conversations … More After just ten months, Byron Balasco’s ‘Kingdom’ will tap out of Netflix in May

Why Kiele Sanchez’s Lisa Prince was the real boss of Navy Street on ‘Kingdom’

Lisa Prince is a badass. Plain and simple. This also means Kiele Sanchez, the actress who portrays Prince, is also a badass. “Kingdom” fans know what I’m talking about. The MMA show found a new home and long lost fame in July when it landed on Netflix, but there was a whole other part of … More Why Kiele Sanchez’s Lisa Prince was the real boss of Navy Street on ‘Kingdom’

Greg Jackson on what ‘Kingdom’ got right about MMA: How much their personal life affects event performance

If you know anything about mixed martial arts, you know that Greg Jackson is the Godfather of the practice. One of the original practitioners of getting punched and asking for more, Jackson has mentored and help formulate some of the biggest names in the UFC. But his ways aren’t for everyone, and he is a … More Greg Jackson on what ‘Kingdom’ got right about MMA: How much their personal life affects event performance

Why Nick Jonas was the secret weapon in Byron Balasco’s ‘Kingdom’

Nick Jonas playing an MMA fighter didn’t exactly land right off the tongue. As his co-star, Paul Walter Hauser, would say, it was more of a mad lib than true fact. *****SPOILERS*****People who haven’t seen “Kingdom” should not continue. Let’s just say the kid proved us wrong. While he may have burst onto the entertainment … More Why Nick Jonas was the secret weapon in Byron Balasco’s ‘Kingdom’

Dear Netflix, here’s why ‘Kingdom’ fans need more episodes

Dear Netflix, As you prepare for another big Oscar showing, allow me to brief you on a small yet smoking hot gorgeous television series that now resides in your district of entertainment. Byron Balasco’s “Kingdom,” a show that debuted on DirecTV back in 2014 and ran for three seasons, now sits on your menu screen … More Dear Netflix, here’s why ‘Kingdom’ fans need more episodes

How the ‘Kingdom’ soundtrack turned a great show into an all timer

Music can elevate drama. At its best, a score or a precisely selected song can turn a powerful moment in a television show or movie into something even more profound and mentally lucid. You dig into the moment more, sitting right there with the characters due to the interaction of a tune and its emotional … More How the ‘Kingdom’ soundtrack turned a great show into an all timer