When GFW heads over to England in October to do a couple of live events, Jeff Jarrett is going to be quite busy. He will be spending most of his time promoting the show and running the event. In his spare time, he will also be taking some meetings to see if he can get an international television deal in the United Kingdom. Jarrett is also still working on a domestic television deal in the United States.
August 28, 2015
While the odds of it happening are seemingly really thin, rumors have it that Jeff Jarrett is continuing to hold on to hope that he can get Rey Mysterio to make an appearance for GFW when they start filming for television. His business relationship with AAA means that the deal cannot be completely ruled out just yet.
July 9, 2015
During a recent interview, Jeff Jarrett not only confirmed that he was still in negotiations for a television deal in the United States, he also noted that he was in negotiations to get international television deals as well. His deals with wrestling companies overseas could play a big factor in securing those contracts.
June 17, 2015
In addition to what he brings as a talker who is passionate about professional wrestling, one of the biggest reasons why GFW brought in Chael Sonnen as an announcer is because they are hoping that his name value from his UFC career would be an asset in their negotiations with a network. Jeff Jarrett has meticulously carved out a plan so that his Global Force Wrestling could get a television contract for the weekly taping that he is planning.
May 17, 2015
Since he has been playing pretty close to his chest when it comes to negotiations on a new television deal, a lot of fans are skeptical that Jeff Jarrett is going to be able to secure a spot for GFW. Well, reports have now surfaced that he has definitely been in negotiations with several networks. The list includes WGN, Fox Sports 2 and CMT. The most interesting network on that list is Spike, which recently allowed Impact Wrestling to leave.
May 13, 2015
Some further details have been revealed about how GFW will be structured when they start doing television taping. Jeff Jarrett will be crowing four new champions during the first season. There should almost definitely be a world heavyweight championship. Tag team titles and a belt for the female performers are also very likely. As for the last one, it could end up being a North American championship to give it an international feel.
May 12, 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
Some further details have been revealed on how GFW plans on doing their television show. Jim Ross stated that the company will be taping twelve episodes which will be an hour long, something that he prefers because it allows you to focus more on the product. Then, the thirteenth episode will be a two hour finale. That is what Jeff Jarrett will be pitching to the networks. Ross stated that he would do commentary if it fits his busy schedule.
May 9, 2015
For much of the past year, Jeff Jarrett has focused on acquiring a television contract for GFW. However, it is being said that he put a lot of effort into the live event side of the business. The reason is because he might be able to convince a network to give him a chance if he can prove that his product can generate interest and draw in the fans. A solid result from the tour could also generate a decent amount of revenue for Global Force Wrestling.
May 7, 2015