Category - TNA

Producer Kevin Sullivan back working for TNA

Kevin Sullivan, the former producer at WWE and TNA, announced on Twitter that he is back working for TNA. “I’m excited to be back on the @IMPACTWRESTLING team. It was great catching up and seeing everyone in the studio today,” wrote Sullivan on Twitter. Sullivan leads his own production and creative company, KSTV out of Nashville, and...

TNA Impact tapings through August announced

TNA announced four sets of television tapings all the way through August, probably the first time in a long time that there seems to be some stability within the company. All the tapings will be done at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida and although it was rumored that TNA would tape some stuff during WrestleMania week, it looks like the...

Impact rating for 02/16/2017

TNA Impact this week drew a total of 325,000 viewers, up significantly from the 252,000 viewers of last week. That is the best number since the December 15 episode which was marketed as Total Nonstop Deletion. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Jeff Jarrett back running things in TNA

In the latest Wrestling Observer, Dave Meltzer says that Jeff Jarrett has now replaced John Gaburick as the top guy in TNA. Gaburick held the position of Executive Vice President of Creative & Talent Relations since his arrival in 2013 and was the number two guy behind Dixie Carter during the old TNA regime. While there’s a change in the...

Impact rating for 01/12/2017

This week’s Impact Wrestling did a total of 277,000 viewers, down 13,000 viewers from last week’s broadcast. Taking out the two “best of” shows during Christmas and the Thanksgiving show, the January 12 broadcast is the lowest since April 12, 2016. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

UFC star Josh Barnett debuts for TNA

UFC fighter Josh Barnett made his TNA debut during the Impact television tapings this week, marking his first time wrestling with a U.S.-based wrestling company. Barnett last fought in the UFC on September 3 of last year against Andrei Arlovski in Germany, a fight he won via rear-naked choke. Three months later, UFC’s anti-doping agency USADA...

TNA finishes week-long Impact TV tapings tonight

TNA wraps up their first set of television tapings of the year today with one final tapings starting at 6PM inside Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. TNA crew had a busy schedule since Thursday, taping a live Impact, then a live pay-per-view on Friday, two sets of Impact tapings on Saturday and two on Sunday, interviews and backstage segments...

Gabi ‘Raquel’ Castrovinci no longer with TNA

Gabi Castrovinci, who wrestled in TNA as Raquel, revealed on Twitter yesterday that she is no longer with the company. Gabi is a former Tough Enough contestant and appeared in the sixth season of the show finishing in tenth place. After her removal from the show, she wrestled a bit on the indie circuit before she was signed to a deal with...

Anthem unveils new logo for Impact Wrestling

TNA debuted its newest logo yesterday, which includes the bird from the Anthem Sports & Entertainment logo as well as Anthem’s name. The blue bird spreads its wings from the A of Impact which has a blue and white gradient color. The word Wrestling is written in smaller font underneath and Anthem’s name appears at the bottom in white. This...

Impact rating for 01/05/2017

The first Impact of 2017 under the new regime pulled in a disappointing 290,000 viewers. While it’s up from the past two weeks which were not first-run episodes, it’s down from 329,000 that the show did in its final episode on December 15. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Jeff Jarrett returns to TNA

PWInsider.com is reporting that Jeff Jarrett has agreed to return to TNA after reaching a deal with Anthem Sports & Entertainment. Double J will be at the television tapings which kick off later today with a tape-delayed Impact. It’s not known what role Jarrett will be taking on yet, however, PWInsider adds that his friend Dutch Mantel...