Category - TNA

Impact rating for 07/21/2016

Impact Wrestling

Fans had no problem finding Impact on a different night and an hour earlier as the first Impact on POP on Thursday night did a total of 362,000 viewers, up 4,000 viewers from the previous week. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Lashley wins X Division title, now holds two singles titles

Bobby Lashley

Bobby Lashley made TNA history last night on Impact becoming the first to hold two singles titles after defeating Eddie Edwards to become the new X Division champion and in the process retaining the TNA World title. The match was contested inside the Six Sides of Steel and the only way for the match to finish was via a pinfall or submission. The...

Impact starts on Thursday nights on POP tonight at 8PM EST

Impact Wrestling

With Smackdown moving to Tuesday nights, TNA had to pack and leave and a find a new night for Impact as the last time they went head to head with WWE it did not end up good for them. Tonight, Impact returns on Thursday nights starting at a new time slot of 8PM EST. Since the show made its debut, it went from Saturday to Thursday to Monday to...

TNA Impact Wrestling to air in China on Youku.com

Impact Wrestling

TNA President Dixie Carter announced that Impact Wrestling will be airing in China every week starting next Wednesday at 8PM on the country’s version of YouTube, titled Youku. Launched in December 2003, Youku has more than 500 million monthly active users and 800 million daily video views, making the platform fit enough to carry Impact. Getting...

Impact rating for 07/12/2016

Impact Wrestling

Impact Wrestling on Tuesday night on POP did a total of 358,000 viewers, and while down from last week’s 440,000 viewers, it’s still up from the usual average the show has been doing on the network. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Moose debuts for TNA

Moose

Quinn Ojinnaka, the former American football player known to wrestling fans as Moose, started with TNA yesterday and made his first televised appearance during the Impact tapings. The 32 year old played for the NFL’s New England Patriots, St. Louis Rams, and Indianapolis Colts during his career but has not played football since October 2012...

Impact Wrestling moving back to Thursday nights from July 21

Impact Wrestling

TNA President Dixie Carter announced on Twitter that Impact Wrestling is once again moving nights, going back to Thursdays with a new time slot of 8PM EST starting July 21. The move is to avoid going head to head with Smackdown which moves to Tuesday nights starting July 19. Impact has switched days several times ever since it started. On Spike TV...

The Final Deletion lives up to the hype

Matt Hardy

On Tuesday night, TNA probably delivered their best segment in the show’s history, a Jeff vs Matt Hardy match that saw Broken Matt finally defeat Brother Nero. Shot completely different from your typical wrestling match, the Final Deletion took place in Cameron, North Carolina in a backyard ring that had no TNA logos at all. The match was filmed...

Impact rating for 07/05/2016

Impact Wrestling

Helped by the much-hyped Final Deletion match between Jeff and Matt Hardy, TNA Impact drew a record of 410,000 viewers on POP TV, up 112,000 viewers from last week. Impact’s previous best number was on May 23 with 359,000 viewers tuning in. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Crazy Hardy vs Hardy match headlines Impact tonight

Matt Hardy

Tonight’s Impact on POP is one of the most anticipated in the company’s history due to mind-blowing Jeff Hardy vs Matt Hardy match being billed as The Final Deletion. The match was taped in the backyard of their house in Cameron, North Carolina in the dark and features lots of weapons, fireworks, jumping from trees, fire, and even a trip to...

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...