Category - TNA

TNA makes Impact available online for Canadian viewers

With no television deal in Canada for TNA Wrestling, the company went the only other possible way to deliver Impact Wrestling every week to fans north of the border: online. TNA is now uploading the full episodes of Impact Wrestling every Saturday at 10AM EST on YouTube for Canadian viewers. The shows are not accessible to those who are outside...

TNA to return to Universal Studios for series of TV tapings

TNA announced yesterday that the company is returning to Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida, for five days worth of tapings in February, and then back in March and April for seven more days for Impact. TNA will tape a total of nine events over five days at Backlot Stage 20 inside the popular theme park between Thursday February 12 and Monday...

TNA’s Taryn Terrell gets smashed in the face by Will Ferrell

TNA Knockout Taryn Terrell landed herself a spot in the upcoming Will Ferrell movie “Daddy’s Home” and shot her part yesterday during the New Orleans Pelicans vs Los Angeles Lakers NBA game at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans. Terrell was acting as a cheerleader when Ferrell smashed a basketball in her face and dropped hard on the...

Impact registers better rating in new Friday time slot

TNA Impact on Destination America increased its viewership on week two as it settled into its now permanent Friday night time slot. The show did 387,000 viewers in total for the two hour show, an increase of around 20,000 viewers over last week’s episode. Last week’s episode number was adjusted to around 360,000 from the originally reported...

Josh Mathews takes cheap shot at Jim Ross on Twitter

TNA Impact announcer Josh Mathews took a nasty shot at WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross on Twitter yesterday, a remark which he eventually apologized for, sort of. “Why anyone would say @ufc ‘won’ the night over @nfl is beyond me. Please, stop. It’s not a fair fight. If you are over 60, just go away,” Mathews wrote, referring a comment by...

Gail Kim and Jeff Hardy re-sign with TNA

John Gaburick, TNA’s Executive Vice President of Creative & Talent Relations announced on his Twitter a couple of new deals TNA have signed with its talent. Those who have re-signed with the company include Kenny King, Manik, Jeff Hardy, and Gail Kim. Kim was working on an event-by-event deal and could have left at anytime but has now opted...

Full lineup announced for the upcoming TNA UK tour

TNA announced the full roster that will be traveling to the United Kingdom for the three double Impact television tapings set to take place in Glasgow, Manchester, and London. The company is taking all their biggest Superstars and Knockouts – minus Jeff Hardy – to the shows with the lineup announced consisting of Bobby Lashley, Kurt...

Next set of Impact TV tapings to be held in the UK

With the Manhattan Center Impact tapings done, the next time TNA will have another set of tapings it will be across the Atlantic, with three nights of shows from Glasgow, Scotland, and Manchester and London, England. The shows are part of the Maximum Impact 2015 Tour and they were originally non-televised live events but after TNA signed a deal...

Jeff Hardy takes nasty bump at TNA Lockdown tapings

If you are training to be a professional wrestler, learning to take bumps is essential. Former TNA champion Jeff Hardy learned the hard way that taking a bad bump will hurt. A lot. Hardy is not new to taking awful bumps. There are countless ones in TLC matches, going through tables or ladders. Either way you slice it, falling from a high place...

TNA represented at the TCA Winter Press Tour

TNA President Dixie Carter along with Ken Anderson and Chris Melendez were at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour in Pasadena, California, representing Destination America. Deadline.com, which is covering everything that is happening at the press tour reported that one of the questions asked during the TNA panel was if wrestling...

Bobby Lashley regains the TNA World title

TNA crowned a new World champion last night on Impact as Bobby Lashley recaptured the title for the second time. Lashley defeated Bobby Roode in the main event of Impact on Destination America in the third match between the two. The MMA fighter won his first title on June 19 of last year, defeating Eric Young, and then lost it to Roode on the...

Awesome Kong returns to TNA at Impact

Kia Stevens, better known to wrestling fans as Awesome Kong and Kharma, made her surprise return on Impact’s first episode on Destination America yesterday. Stevens left TNA back in March 2010 after spending nearly three years with the company and in an interview a couple of years later vowed to never work for TNA Wrestling again. She joined WWE...

Taz starts his new podcast with new CBS website

Former ECW champion and current TNA Impact color commentator Taz has joined the podcast world with his own new show, titled the Human Podcast Machine. Unlike the majority of wrestling personalities who are signed with the PodcastOne.com platform, Taz went seemingly a step higher, signing with CBS for their new Play.It podcast website. The first...

Kurt Angle ready to return to the ring

The Associated Press is running a story promoting TNA’s debut on Destination America tonight and contains comments from Kurt Angle and TNA President Dixie Carter. Perhaps the most interesting part of the story was Kurt Angle revealing that he will be returning to the ring and that is going to be his major announcement tonight. “It looks...

Impact Wrestling debuts on Destination America tonight

It’s a big day for TNA today as tonight Impact Wrestling makes its return and debut on Destination America, the new home of TNA for the next couple of years. TNA has not aired a new show since November, a month before their term on Spike TV expired. But tonight, the company will run in New York for several tapings over a period of three days at...

TNA hypes major announcement by Angle on Impact tomorrow

With just one day away from TNA’s debut on Destination America, the ImpactWrestling.com website is hyping a major announcement from Kurt Angle that will happen sometime during the show. The website says that a series of “closed door meetings” took place at TNA’s headquarters and while nothing was not made public, one thing was announced...

Several talents sign new deals with TNA

TNA’s talent relations department has been busy signing up different individuals to new deals now that the future of the company seems to be in better shape of surviving with Discovery Communications’ Destination America airing Impact from this month. After Kurt Angle re-signed with TNA last week, the company announced that Ethan Carter III...

TNA to air Lockdown on Impact instead of pay-per-view

One of TNA’s few remaining pay-per-views, Lockdown, will now be airing as part of Impact with tapings being held on Friday, January 9, at the Manhattan Center in New York. All matches during this broadcast will be inside the 6 sides of steel including the main event known as Lethal Lockdown. The decision to put a former pay-per-view on free...