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
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
Great news for TNA fans in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. A deal has now been completed, and fans will now be able to watch an hour long version of Impact Wrestling each week. It will air for free every Saturday night starting at the end of February. Dixie Carter signed a contract with DMAX, whose parent company, Discovery Communications, also owns Destination America. Thus far, the partnership has been quite fruitful.
February 22, 2015
When Dixie Carter was forced to move her television show to a new network, she knew that the numbers were going to take a significant dip. That has been the case for Impact Wrestling, as a lot of fans struggled to find the new home of TNA. However, the numbers have been increasing as of late. A Destination America executive revealed that the show has drawn in over four million unique viewers over the entire month of January.
February 15, 2015
The relationship between TNA and Destination America is in its infancy stage right now, but both sides are already pleased with one another. The network actually released an official statement to praise the results that Impact Wrestling has brought to them. Network executives stated that they had their best January ever because of wrestling. Dixie Carter has reportedly been said to be quite pleased with the support that her product is receiving.
February 13, 2015
Since he made an appearance as Bubba Ray during the Royal Rumble, a lot of fans are under the assumption that Mark LoMonaco is officially back with WWE on a full time basis. Some are even ruling out the possibility of a return to TNA. That is not the case at all. Vince McMahon has yet to make him an offer, and there is a chance it might not happen at all. If the money is right, then he could sign with Dixie Carter and bring back the Bully Ray character.
January 29, 2015
During a What Culture interview, Dixie Carter was asked who her dream signing would be for TNA. Without any hesitation whatsoever, she firmly stated that The Rock would be the ultimate person for her to bring to Impact Wrestling. She feels that with his massive worldwide popularity, he would be able to open a lot of new doors for the company. Carter also stated that even though she has never met him personally, she is a huge fan.
January 21, 2015
While WWE continues to alienate fans of women wrestling, TNA is heading in the other direction. One of their main directives since joining Destination America is that the division needs to become more of a priority again, just like it used to be a couple of years back. Dixie Carter wants to showcase the athleticism that her Knockouts have, and she also wants them to be able to display their personalities a bit more than before.
January 16, 2015
Those that watched Monday Night Raw this week, saw some interesting commercials during the break. Some of them featured promotional material for Impact Wrestling, which caught the attention of and annoyed a lot of WWE fans. Reports have surfaced that Destination America was the one that paid for those advertising spots. When they signed a deal with Dixie Carter, they promised that they would put in a lot of effort into TNA.
January 15, 2015
Since the company now has a new television deal with Destination America, many fans are naturally wondering if TNA will be hitting the road soon and doing live events. As of right now, that is not in the plans by Dixie Carter and her staff. The goal is to build up the brand again through Impact Wrestling. Once they have enough momentum, then they will consider going back on the road to do house shows. Management wants to avoid losing money.
January 9, 2015