TNA Impact Wrestling moving to Pop in January

tnaTNA 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.

“Pop’s enthusiasm for our partnership and the network’s fan focus is a perfect fit for our company,” said TNA President Dixie Carter. “Wresting has always been at the forefront of pop culture with the most passionate, loyal fan base. We’re thrilled to be in business with Pop and to bring IMPACT WRESTLING to more than 80 million homes.”

The move will give TNA more exposure. Pop is available in more than 75 million homes, according to the website TVByTheNumbers.com, while Destination America is available in 57 million homes.

“Wrestling has been a fan-fueled staple since the ’50s, and continues to be some of the most-watched appointment television today. The die-hard fandom and extraordinary passion surrounding Impact Wrestling captures the spirit of Pop as a network that celebrates fan-driven entertainment and excitement,” said Brad Schwartz, president of Pop. “We’re committed to this new partnership and psyched to bring the show’s loyal fans a dedicated night to watch their favorite show on Pop every week.”

Pop will premiere Impact Wrestling with a live two-hour, action-packed broadcast on Tuesday, Jan. 5, and the show will continue to air every Tuesday night at 9 p.m. EST/PST.

 





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