In a rather interesting move, TNA officials contacted Lucha Underground officials to gauge their interest in doing a joint show in Dallas during Wrestlemania 32 weekend. Dixie Carter and her staff believe that if the two sides were to come together, it would create quite the buzz and capitalize on the thousands and thousands of WWE fans that are expected to head towards the pay per view. LU officials were not interested in the partnership.
February 4, 2016
For years, the internet wrestling community has bashed TNA for signing former WWE stars. Through an interview with the Associated Press, Dixie Carter noted that the roles have now been reversed, as World Wrestling Entertainment has been seeking out her performers now. Samoa Joe and James Storm, who came back to Impact Wrestling this week, are two recent examples.
January 8, 2016
Whenever a television show moves from one television network to another, there is usually a drop in viewership because not everyone remembers the change or knows how to find the new channel. Dixie Carter has to be pleased because Impact Wrestling drew in more viewers on their POP TV debut than they did during their final televised episode on Destination America.
January 7, 2016
During his latest podcast interview, Vince Russo stated that Dixie Carter and John Gaburick actually read up pretty frequently on what the internet wrestling community has to say about the product. Russo also stated that TNA tries to appease fans online in hopes of decreasing the amount of criticism that the promotion receives since they are trying to compete with WWE.
January 4, 2016
It looks like TNA being dropped by Destination America is actually a good thing for Dixie Carter. The network just revealed that they are making some drastic changes. Instead of focusing on various aspects of the United States, they will shift gears and focus more on paranormal activities. Executives decided to make the change because they broke records by airing a live exorcism.
December 2, 2015
It appears that TNA will now have more support from POP TV than they ever had from Spike TV and Destination America. Network president Brad Schwartz has revealed that he is a long time fan of professional wrestling. He event went to Wrestlemania when he was younger. Schwartz even made sure to bring CBS executives to the meetings because he wanted them to hear from Dixie Carter herself.
November 29, 2015
There are those that believe that the tour of India by TNA has been canceled as opposed to simply being postponed. Dixie Carter actually has a deal in place where the promotion is required to tour that country at least once a year. It is a pretty favorable deal for Carter since her television partners over there are more than willing to help with making sure that the tour is set up as best as possible.
November 27, 2015