Tag - Dixie Carter

Dixie Carter addresses the troops in a conference call

PWInsider.com is reporting that Dixie Carter addressed the troops yesterday in a conference call which was also attended by Anthem Sports & Entertainment Vice President Ed Nordholm, who was chosen to head up the Impact Ventures Board of Managers. PWInsider says that during the call, Dixie Carter said that Anthem have provided funds and...

Dixie Carter not commenting on “speculations”

TNA Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer Dixie Carter refused to comment online regarding all the rumors of an imminent sale of TNA, saying on Twitter that she doesn’t make it a habit to reply to speculations. Carter holds all the power in the sale as a majority shareholder, with Billy Corgan and production company Aroluxe serving as minority...

Dixie Carter claims WWE is trying to raid TNA talent

The Associated Press covered TNA’s latest reboot on Pop TV with the article picked up by several other news websites. Perhaps the most interesting quotes from the article come from TNA President Dixie Carter, who said that while they’ve always been criticized for taking WWE talent, the roles have now reversed and it’s WWE now trying to raid...

Panda Energy acquires 100% stake in TNA Wrestling

It is being reported by PWInsider.com that Jeff Jarrett no longer owns a minority stake in TNA Wrestling and his return to the company and the exposure that Global Force Wrestling is getting on TNA television came at a price – his stake in TNA. Despite leaving TNA a couple of years ago, Jarrett still held a minority ownership in the company...

Dixie Carter addresses staff and talent in a conference call

TNA President Dixie Carter held a conference call with talent and staff yesterday that lasted well over an hour, addressing several issues that the company has right now. PWInsider reports that Carter denied the cancelation rumors and said they have plans beyond 2015 and that involves Destination America. She did reveal that their broadcast...

Dixie Carter holding conference call today with talent and staff

Industry insiders are reporting that Dixie Carter will be holding a conference call with TNA talent and staff today to address several items including the cancellation rumors and most likely today’s announcement of Ring of Honor joining the Destination America lineup. MVP noted on Twitter that no one was notified about the ROH show coming to...

Dixie Carter on Steve Austin’s podcast next week

TNA President Dixie Carter will be a special guest on Stone Cold Steve Austin’s podcast next week on PodcastOne. This is not the first time that Austin has landed someone from TNA on his show but this certainly is his biggest “catch.” With rumors of his relationship with WWE being not so great, the timing of this certainly raised some...

Carter wishes Taz well after departure from TNA

TNA President Dixie Carter wished Taz well in a message on Twitter after he announced his departure from the company. “You are such a talent, an amazing family man and a legend inside the ring @OfficialTaz. Wish you all the very best always,” Carter wrote. Other TNA talents also chimed in and wished Taz luck wherever he might end up. The man...

Dixie Carter to join JR’s podcast on January 6

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross announced that TNA President Dixie Carter will be a guest on his podcast on January 6, 2015. Ross recently had his idea of having Mike Tenay join him for the Wrestle Kingdom 9 PPV turned down by TNA and just like in WWE where Vince McMahon has final say, in TNA Carter has the final say in all things related to the...

Dixie Carter says new TV deal to be announced “soon”

Responding to a fan tweet, TNA President Dixie Carter said that TNA will be announcing a new television deal “soon.” Spike TV has agreed to keep airing Impact until the end of December 2014 as the two parties keep negotiating over a possible new deal, or so both companies say. A few months ago TMZ broke the story that Spike has pulled the plug...

Dixie Carter talks TNA in-depth with Grantland.com

TNA President Dixie Carter sat down with Grantland.com to discuss a variety of subjects concerning TNA in a revealing interview. Carter acknowledged that this year – while the company is profitable (!) – was pretty much horrible with live events and ratings down and big, influential Superstars and backstage people leaving the company...

Bully Ray powerbombs Dixie Carter through a table on Impact

Surrounded big King Mo, Rhino, Rockstar Spud, and EC3, Dixie Carter still managed to eat the table during last night’s episode of Impact Wrestling. Bully Ray, Devon, and Tommy Dreamer interrupted Carter’s meltdown in the middle of the ring and Ray called her the most hated woman in pro wrestling history. After King Mo attacked Dreamer, Bully...

Dixie Carter finally goes through a table on tonight’s Impact

Tonight is a big day for TNA Impact as finally, #ItHappens. Yes that’s the hash tag that the company has been using to hype up tonight’s edition of Impact and it’s working as it was the top trending topic worldwide during the day. TNA also declared that today is “National Put Your Boss Through A Table Day,” although if you seriously...

Dixie Carter talks about TNA sale rumor

The Tennessean has a story on TNA President Dixie Carter which was published today on their website at tennessean.com. One of the points touched in the interview was the rumor that TNA was going to be sold, a rumor which the Carter family immediately dismissed through an internal memo issued by Dixie Carter’s mother who heads up the...

Sports Illustrated interviews TNA President Dixie Carter

TNA President Dixie Carter was interviewed by Sports Illustrated’s Loretta Hunt with the full interview published yesterday on SI.COM. Talking about the somewhat failed experiment of taking Impact on the road, Carter said that they went with the idea that selling up to 2,000 tickets would be good. “We went in with a very conservative...

Dixie Carter addresses rumors of TNA sale

TNA President Dixie Carter took it to Twitter to acknowledge the rumors about her family looking into selling TNA after several financial problems have hit the company. “Gossip is the opiate of the oppressed” Erica Jong #BlessYourHearts,” Carter wrote, quoting the 71 year old American poet. The Carters hold around 70% stake in TNA with Jeff...