Considering how well things have worked out for both sides, Dixie Carter is looking like a genius for signing a deal to get Impact Wrestling on Destination America. The network recently announced that TNA has helped them have their best first quarter in history. Carter recently secured some television deals in Canada and a couple of countries in Europe. That has helped to bring in more revenue for the company.
April 8, 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
While reports earlier this week stated that Eddie Edwards was well on the road to recovery and would be returning in time for television, it appears that TNA will be taking the safe approach. At the Impact Wrestling taping on Friday, Edwards and Davey Richards cut a promo and announced that the Wolves were vacating the belt. They cited the real life injury as the reason why. The vacant tag titles will be filled in some manner soon.
March 14, 2015
If you are a TNA fan that is sentimental about Samoa Joe leaving the company, you are going to want to tune in to Impact Wrestling on March 20. That night will showcase his final match in the promotion. Fortunately for those that love great in ring action, Joe was paired with Austin Aries in that match, which was filmed when the company was doing a tour of England earlier in the year. No word yet on how he will be written off of television.
March 11, 2015
After locking up their deal with Destination America to remain on television in the United States, TNA has now finalized a massive deal with Sony Six to ensure that they will be on the air in India. Dixie Carter has announced that her company has signed a 7 year deal with the network. That means that Impact Wrestling will be seen in that country until the year 2022. The addition of Mahabali Shera was said to be a huge selling point for that region.
February 25, 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
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
Prior to them signing a television contract with Destination America, there were a lot of question marks surrounding the TNA personnel. There were some speculations that Tommy Dreamer was not going to be returning to the promotion once they returned to the air due to potential backstage heat. However, those rumors were dispelled last night, as the ECW legend was working as an agent during the debut episode of Impact Wrestling.
January 8, 2015
When Dixie Carter announced a new television deal with Destination America, a lot of changes were said to be in place when Impact Wrestling made its debut on the new network. One of the directions that TNA is headed is that their weekly television show will have more of a reality television feel to it. Cameras are going to be rolling from all angles. There are even talks that the wrestlers might break character in backstage interviews from time to time.
January 6, 2015
During a recent interview, Dixie Carter revealed yet anther reason why TNA opted to sign a new television contract with Destination America. One of the things that the network promised was that they would be more supportive than Spike TV was. Part of their plan is to promote Impact Wrestling on the other channels that are under their corporate umbrella. That means that the promotion will be advertised across approximately a dozen channels.
January 6, 2015