Tag: Impact Wrestling

TNA Impact Wrestling moving to Pop in January

TNA Impact Wrestling is making another TV network move. The company announced Thursday that Impact Wrestling will debut on Pop, the former TV Guide Network, on Tuesday, Jan. 5, at 9 p.m., moving from Destination America.


TNA Impact Wrestling leaving Spike for Destination America

TNA Impact Wrestling will make the move from its long-time home on Spike TV to Destination America, an offshoot of Discovery Communications that reaches roughly half the homes that Spike TV is in currently.


TNA TV deal status up in the air, but prospects looking better?

The Wrestling Observer has the latest backstage talk, innuendo and speculation on the future of TNA on TV.


TNA Wrestling Beat: ‘Impact’ viewers up again, Bully Ray, Del Rio updates, Lashley to drop title?

TNA settling in to Wednesday time slot: For the first time since its forced move to Wednesday nights, TNA’s “Impact Wrestling” is back over the million-viewer mark.


Wrestling TV News: Smackdown officially moving to Thursdays, Spike ready to dump TNA

Two big bits of news on the wrestling TV front today: WWE is officially moving Smackdown to Thursday nights, and it’s becoming clearer that Spike TV is not interested in continuing its relationship with TNA.


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Pro wrestling business model shows flaws

Wrestling, like a cockroach in an abandoned building, has proven itself hearty enough to survive anything, but whether sports entertainment as we know it now can survive in its present form is very much at question. I’d recommend enjoying what we have while we still have it, because change is coming, and the changes that I see coming aren’t good.


TNA Impact Wrestling to remain on Spike TV through end of 2014

TNA President Dixie Carter confirmed today that the company’s flagship TV show, Impact Wrestling, will remain on Spike TV through the end of 2014.


TNA moving Impact Wrestling to Wednesdays: Good news?

TNA announced today that it is moving its Impact Wrestling flagship TV show to Wednesday nights on Spike TV effective next week.


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Wrestling Beat: TNA on Spike after September, Orton punished, or Ziggler being pushed?

Randy Orton punished, or Dolph Ziggler being pushed? It’s neither, so the conspiracy theorists can go back to finding more evidence that a CM Punk comeback is imminent.


#ItHappens: Team 3D puts TNA’s Dixie Carter through a table

They’ve been teasing it for months. Finally, next week, on TNA Impact Wrestling, Team 3D puts TNA president Dixie Carter through a table.


Reports: Spike TV cancels TNA Impact Wrestling

TMZ is reporting today that Spike TV has informed TNA Wrestling that it will not renew its contract to broadcast the company’s flagship Impact Wrestling TV show.


Video: TNA Impact Wrestling returns to New York City

TNA Impact Wrestling returns to New York City – and the six-sided ring returns to TNA!


TNA Impact Wrestling Preview: Bobby Lashley vs. Eric Young

Thursday on TNA Impact Wrestling on SpikeTV at 9/8c – Bobby Lashley vs. Eric Young for the World Heavyweight Championship and much more.


Video: TNA has a new world champ

Bobby Lashley won the TNA World Heavyweight Title from Eric Young on tonight’s episode of Impact Wrestling. And was that Bobby Roode that we saw run in at the end?


TNA Sacrifice: Eric Young successfully defends his title

The surprise TNA World Title reign on Eric Young continues with EY’s win over former champ Magnus at this weekend’s TNA Sacrifice.


Indy promoter alleges Jeff Jarrett in physical altercation over pay

IWA Mid-South promoter Ian Rotten is alleging that Jeff Jarrett got into a physical altercation with Rotten’s 17-year-old son in a dispute over pay at an indy show Sunday night.


New TNA World Heavyweight Champion: Eric Young?

A smallish, bearded wrestler wins a world title. Heard this story before? TNA’s new World Champ is perennial underdog Eric Young, who won a gauntlet match on tonight’s Impact Wrestling, and demanded the title shot that he earned with that victory later in the show, then pinned champion Magnus in a surprise result.


Going down: TNA Impact Wrestling scores lowest viewer numbers since Thanksgiving

TNA Impact Wrestling had been steadily growing since a Thanksgiving night ratings disaster. A recent trend back down cratered this week with a return to the area of that recent low number.


How bad does TNA want to run New York? Try $300,000 for three shows

The Hammerstein Ballroom has hosted big-time WWE and ECW events. Now TNA wants to run shows out of the New York City landmark, and it will be paying a pretty penny to do so.


Analysis: Why do we cover TV viewers, ratings for wrestling shows?

I’ve gone back and forth on the importance of covering TV ratings for Monday Night Raw, Friday Night SmackDown and Impact Wrestling. Part of me knows it’s important to know where the shows and companies are in terms of viewers. Another part of me thinks we’re maybe a little too much inside baseball discussing numbers […]


TNA Video: Final confrontation between Samoa Joe, Magnus before Lockdown

Samoa Joe and TNA World Champ Magnus face off in a staredown on Impact Wrestling on the eve of the TNA Lockdown pay-per-view.


TNA Video: Highlights from this week’s Impact Wrestling

Highlights from this week’s TNA Impact Wrestling.


TNA Video: James Storm, Gunner talk post-Impact

TNA stars James Storm and Gunner talk about their match on Impact Wrestling.


TNA Video: Impact Wrestling highlights

Highlights from this week’s TNA Impact Wrestling.


TNA Video: The opening to Thursday’s Impact Wrestling

Watch The Opening To Thursday’s TNA Impact Wrestling broadcast on SpikeTV at 9/8c – featuring MVP vs. Bobby Roode, Kurt Angle’s Hall of Fame induction.


TNA Video: Highlights from tonight’s Impact Wrestling

Highlights from this week’s TNA Impact Wrestling.


TNA Video: The opening to Thursday’s Impact Wrestling on SpikeTV

  Watch the opening video to Thursday’s TNA Impact Wrestling broadcast on SpikeTV at 9/8c, featuring Magnus vs. Gunner for the World Heavyweight Championship!


TNA Video: EC3 and the Feast or Fired briefcase

  TNA Impact Wrestling’s Ethan Carter III frets aloud about losing his Feast or Fired briefcase.


TNA News: YouTube channels passes 500 million views

This week the TNA Impact Wrestling YouTube channel pushed past 500 million lifetime views. TNA noted in a press release that had beaten other YouTube channels such as UFC, NHL, MLB, NASCAR, MLS, WNBA, Marvel, CNN and Fox to the milestone. It is worth noting that the WWE YouTube channel was over 954 million views as of […]


TNA Video: Preview next week’s TNA Impact

Preview Thursday’s TNA Impact Wrestling broadcast on SpikeTV at 9/8c: Magnus vs. Gunner for the World Heavyweight Championship.


TNA News: Impact ratings up this week

TNA Impact Wrestling drew an average of 1.481 million viewers over its two hours Thursday night, up 2.2 percent over the 1.449 million viewers that the program drew last week. The Nielsen rating for Impact was also up slightly, to 1.24 this week from 1.18 last week. The Jan. 23 Impact, which featured Sting’s final […]


Video: Highlights from this week’s TNA Impact Wrestling

Highlights from this week’s TNA Impact Wrestling include Magnus vs. Kurt Angle, Bobby Roode vs. Samoa Joe, MVP addresses the fans for the first time, the first meeting of Dixie Carter and MVP, Zema Ion vs. Austin Aries, Abyss vs. Eric Young, Bully Ray and Curry Man, and Chris Sabin’s special surprise for Velvet Sky.


TNA Video: Preview Thursday’s Impact Wrestling

  Preview Thursday’s Impact Wrestling on SpikeTV at 9/8c – featuring TNA’s new investor MVP!


TNA Impact Preview: MVP speaks out, Monster’s Ball match

The tease for this week’s TNA Impact Wrestling has us wanting to tune in because we want to know more about the new TNA Investor, MVP, who will speak out for the first time on what his plans are for TNA. Also on the show: – A Monster’s Ball Match has Eric Young battling “The […]


TNA Video: A special package for Velvet Sky

  Chris Sabin sends Velvet Sky a special package he wants her to bring to TNA Impact Wrestling tonight on SpikeTV. For the latest news and #IMPACT365 Videos go to www.impactwrestling.­com


TNA Video: Dixie Carter talks about changes coming to Impact Wrestling

  TNA President Dixie Carter discusses the changes coming to Impact Wrestling as well as what happened on this past week’s edition of Impact Wrestling.


TNA pushing new era, characters, attitude

  Is it a last-ditch effort that TNA is making here to try to reconnect with its audience? Only time will tell if the sales job being undertaken to push a new era of Impact Wrestling will take hold.


TNA Impact Wrestling TV rating down this week

This week’s episode of TNA Impact Wrestling drew an average of 1.316 million viewers, down 5.5 percent from last week. The Jan. 9 Impact drew an average of 1.393 million viewers. This week’s viewer haul was still a bit higher than shows leading into last week. The long-term trend has gone up since the Thanksgiving […]