Category - TNA

TNA returns to Orlando in July for more Impact tapings

Impact Wrestling

TNA will be returning to Orlando, Florida for the next set of Impact Wrestling television tapings between July 12 and 14, including a “live” taping. The “live” taping will be on July 12 with the event kicking off at 6PM while the broadcast will air on POP TV at 9PM EST. Tapings will continue on Wednesday, July 13 at 6PM and the next day on...

Impact rating for 06/21/2016

Impact Wrestling

Impact this week did 304,000 viewers, up from last week’s 210,000, an episode which started at 10:50PM but down from the 326,000 the show did the previous week. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Four talents re-sign with TNA Wrestling

TNA

Away from the disastrous week the company had in terms of securing funds and problems with the Impact “live” broadcast on POP TV, TNA announced that it has re-signed the services of four of its talent. These four are Abyss, DJ Z, Al Snow, and Knockout Rosemary. Abyss has been one of TNA’s longest-serving employees having signed his first...

Impact rating for 06/14/2016

Impact Wrestling

The 10:50PM airing of Impact Wrestling on POP TV did 210,000 viewers on Tuesday night. The show was hit by several technical difficulties and missed its regular time slot due to weather issues. POP did an encore of Impact yesterday at 9PM however the show did not seem to break the 150 cable shows for the night and POP did not make the chart at...

Chris Melendez announces his departure from TNA Wrestling

TNA

TNA star Chris Melendez, the United States Army vet who lost his leg in combat, announced on his Twitter that he has departed TNA Wrestling. “I’ve decided to move on to the next chapter of my life. I learned a lot in & out of the ring. Thank you for the opportunity,” he wrote. “Special thanks to the locker room & everyone that has...

Gail Kim announced as TNA’s newest Hall of Fame inductee

Gail Kim

Gail Kim was announced yesterday as the newest – and first female – inductee into the TNA Hall of Fame. The 39 year old veteran has been working for TNA since 2011 and had her first stint with the company between 2005 and 2008. Prior to joining TNA, Kim worked for WWE between 2002 and 2004 and from 2008 to 2011. While in the WWE she...

TNA barely survives the weekend due to lack of money

TNA

In a post first revealed by PWInsider.com, TNA Chief Financial Officer Dean Broadhead wrote on his personal Facebook page that TNA nearly went dark this weekend as the company had zero money to pay for the production trucks for Slammiversary or the tapings this week. Broadhead wrote that in a 12 hour window he had to make over 80 phone calls to...

Billy Corgan buying minority stake in TNA Wrestling

Billy Corgan

PWInsider.com is reporting – citing multiple sources – that Billy Corgan is in the final stages of purchasing a minority stake in TNA Wrestling. The 49 year old frontman of The Smashing Pumpkins currently holds the position of Senior Producer of Creative and Talent Development for TNA, a position he held since joining the company in...

Newest TNA Hall of Fame inductee to be announced tomorrow

TNA Hall of Fame

TNA will reveal its newest Hall of Fame inductee tomorrow during the live Impact episode on POP. Historically TNA revealed the latest inductee during the Slammiversary pay-per-view but yesterday during the show it was announced that the name will be revealed tomorrow. The TNA Hall of Fame currently consists of Sting, Kurt Angle, Jeff Jarrett, Earl...

Slammiversary 2016 pay-per-view results

Bobby Lashley

Here are the results from last night’s Slammiversary 2016 pay-per-view which took place from Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. Eddie Edwards defeated Trevor Lee, Andrew Everett, and DJ Z in a four way match to become the new TNA X Division champion; The Tribunal defeated Grado and Makable Shera; Sienna defeated Jade and Gail Kim in a triple...

Slammiversary 2016 live on pay-per-view tonight

Slammiversary

Live tonight from Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida, TNA presents Slammiversary 2016 on pay-per-view. The full card is as follows: Drew Galloway vs Lashley for the TNA World title in a match that must end in either a KO or tapout; Jeff Hardy vs Matt Hardy in a full metal mayhem match; Decay vs The BroMans for the TNA Tag Team titles; Eli Drake...

Maria Kanellis to miss Slammiversary due to broken hand

Bennett Kanellis

Maria Kanellis will not be wrestling at Slammiversary tomorrow due to a broken hand. The self-proclaimed first lady of professional wrestling was scheduled to wrestle Gail Kim on the pay-per-view and it was the second Knockouts match on the card along with Jade vs Sienna for the Knockouts title. Kanellis showed her broken hand in a video on...

Impact rating for 06/07/2016

Impact Wrestling

The Slammiversary go-home edition of Impact on POP did a total of 326,000 viewers, down 20,000 viewers from last week’s show. Late last month Impact did a new record on POP with 359,000 viewers but this is the second week in a row in decline since pulling that number on May 23. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

New TNA host McKenzie Mitchell debuts on Impact

McKenzie Mitchell

TNA has hired a new host for their television shows, McKenzie Mitchell, a Nashville native who made her debut on last night’s Impact. Before working for TNA, Mitchell worked for NBC’s America’s Got Talent as a personal assistant, talent escort for the 2015 CMT Awards, on-camera reporter for omspirit.com, and is a model signed to Colors...

Impact rating for 05/31/2016

Impact Wrestling

This week’s episode of Impact on POP did 346,000 viewers, slightly down from last week’s 359,000 number but way over what the average has been lately. While last week’s show was the highest rated episode since moving to POP, the May 31 episode was the second most watched. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Impact rating for 05/24/2016

Impact Wrestling

TNA Impact on POP did 359,000 viewers yesterday, up significantly from last week’s 311,000 viewers number. The 359K number represents a record for the show on POP as it’s the most viewed episode since TNA moved its flagship program to the network on January 5. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

TNA once again late in payments to television production crew

TNA

James Caldwell of the Pro Wrestling Torch is reporting that TNA TV production crew has not been paid – again – and the company is way behind payments, going back to the January television tapings. Caldwell said that those production members who inquired about payments “have been met with resistance” and then to make matters worse...