With rumors swirling around that Destination America was losing interest in TNA, it turns out that the executives at the network are actually trying to help them out. News surfaced today that Impact Wrestling will be moving to Wednesday nights on a permanent basis. That is good news for Dixie Carter and company because it is really difficult to draw in viewers on Friday night, where a lot of people are going out to celebrate the start of the weekend.
May 15, 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
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 TNA announced that they were switching over to Destination America in 2015, many naturally wondered if they were going live every week. While the first episode of Impact Wrestling on the network will be live, Dixie Carter revealed during an interview with the Sporting News that the company does not have plans to do that on a weekly basis. Network executives feel that the show would be better off with post production edits involved.
January 7, 2015