Category - TNA

TNA finishes 5 days worth of tapings at Universal today

TNA

TNA wraps up their five day live event set of television tapings at Universal Studios Back Lot Stage 20 tonight with six hours of wrestling. This particular tour was to tape eight special One Night Only pay-per-views as well as Xplosion matches catered for International markets. Each day – except for the first one back on Thursday –...

TNA helps Destination America break several records in January

Impact Wrestling

Destination America issued a press release announcing its best January ever in Primetime household delivery thanks to TNA’s Impact Wrestling. Among the records broken, the Wednesday, January 7 debut show of Impact on the network ranked as the best Wednesday evening in network history for delivery of M25-54. The show also ranked as the 6th most...

Spoilers from the TNA Impact London tapings

Impact Wrestling

W-O reader Ian Hamilton attended the last set of TNA Impact tapings in London yesterday, held at Wembley’s SSE Arena. The company had a very successful tour with packed crowds across all three live events in Glasgow, Manchester, and now London. TNA taped two sets of Impact shows at every stop which is around a month and a half worth of...

TNA wraps up UK tour today with show in London

TNA

TNA wraps up its Maximum Impact 2015 Tour in the United Kingdom tonight with the final set of Impact tapings in London at Wembley. The tour started on Thursday in Glasgow, Scotland, and then moved to Manchester last night, both shows in front of good-sized crowds. This yearly tour is very important to TNA as financially they do pretty well due to...

Drew Galloway debuts on Impact in Glasgow, Scotland

Drew Galloway

Former WWE Superstar Drew Galloway, who used the name Drew McIntyre, made his TNA debut last night in Glasgow, Scotland, during the first stop of the TNA Maximum Impact tour. The Scottish wrestler made his surprise appearance at the Impact tapings and came to the aid of TNA British Boot Camp season 2 competitor, Grado. Galloway had a hoodie on...

TNA makes Impact available online for Canadian viewers

Impact Wrestling

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

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

Taryn Terrell

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

Impact Wrestling

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

joshmathews

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

Gail Kim

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

Kurt Angle

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

Impact Wrestling

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

Jeff Hardy

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

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

Bobby Lashley

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

Awesome Kong

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

Taz

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...