When TNA decided to bring Shawn Hernandez back into the company, they asked him if he was contractually free from Lucha Underground. He insisted that he was, but that turned to not be true. Dixie Carter was contacted about the issue. To avoid a potential lawsuit, she decided to release Hernandez from the promotion and remove filmed footage from upcoming episodes of Impact Wrestling.
July 15, 2015
After a year of high ratings in the country, TNA has been able to extend their contract with Nuvolari TV. That means that Impact Wrestling will continue to air in Italy, San Marino, Malta, Monaco and Switzerland. Since she is not involved with the creative department, Dixie Carter spends much of her time on global licensing deals such as this one. It enables the company to generate revenue, regardless of what happens in the United States.
June 1, 2015
Even though the two promotions are on amicable terms, Dixie Carter does not want her contracted performers to work for Jeff Jarrett on their days off. Right now, TNA has a policy that enables them to work for another promotion, provided they are not utilized on television. Things could automatically work out for Carter, however, because it appears that GFW is on track to get a television contract with an unannounced network very soon.
May 9, 2015
There are rumors floating around that the partnership between TNA and Wrestle 1 has come to an end. Much of the speculation stems from the fact that Seiya Sanada was released from his contract before it was set to expire in July. Interesting enough, Sanada has opted to remain in the United States instead of going back to work in Japan. Nothing has been confirmed from either the Great Muta or Dixie Carter at this point in time.
April 23, 2015
In a sign that the company might be more popular overseas than in the United States, TNA is reportedly about to announce that they are going to be doing major tours in China, India and Australia. Word going around is that the deals are finalized for the first two countries, but the front office is just waiting to complete the contracts for the third one before making the big announcement. Dixie Carter is taking a pretty bold step here.
April 10, 2015
After securing a television deal with Destination America to air Impact Wrestling in the United States, Dixie Carter turned her attention towards bringing the TNA product to fans up north in Canada. She has accomplished that now. The company officially announced that they have signed a contract with Fight Network. The deal is for more than a year, so that provides some security and stability. The first episode airs this upcoming Friday.
March 30, 2015
The latest news coming out of the TNA front office is that the company has managed to secure a new contract with one of their top performers. Bobby Lashley has signed a new deal that will see him remain with the promotion for at least another year. The former world heavyweight champion is said to be quite appreciative of the support that Dixie Carter has provided him while he pursues a career in mixed martial arts.
March 21, 2015
Dixie Carter has long been a huge fan of Taryn Terrell, especially since she has come a long way from her days as an inexperienced diva in WWE. Te company decided that they needed her around for at least another year. Taryn has agreed to a new contract with TNA that will see the current Knockouts Champion do just that. She has earned the praise of her peers backstage by being able to keep up with Gail Kim and Awesome Kong.
March 13, 2015
Over the last several weeks, John Gaburick and Dixie Carter have been going down their list and signing performers to new contracts. The latest person to close a deal is Rockstar Spud. He is now signed with TNA for at least another year. Spud is rather happy with the role that he has been given in the company. He was initially brought on board as comedy relief, but management kept their promise about turning him into an actual wrestler.
March 12, 2015
Since they needed to focus on securing a deal with Destination America and getting talent to sign new contracts, TNA has not been able to work on reviving their struggling live events business. That should be changing soon, as management recently held a meeting to ensure to the performers that they will be back on the road soon enough. Company president Dixie Carter is aiming to do weekly live events again as soon as June or July.
March 12, 2015