TNA Wrestling today announced a number of new TV deals in the Middle East and Africa, bringing TNA TV to the region for the first time.
IMPACT is now airing on FX Middle East at 10:30PM every Tuesday with the channel reaching Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, the Palestinian territories, Qatar, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Yemen, Chad, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Mauritania and Somalia.
Beginning mid-October, Egyptian fans will also be able to watch Xplosion and and Greatest Matches after a new deal with Dream TV.
Starting in early 2013, Kuwait TV will also begin airing archive episodes of IMPACT Wrestling under the name of Classic IMPACT.
Apart from reaching Middle East and Africa, TNA has also concluded deals in Eastern Europe and is now airing on GSP TV in Romania with IMPACT airing every Monday at 8PM and Xplosion airing each Wednesday at 8PM. GSP TV will also broadcast TNA’s monthly pay-per-view events.
“I’m thrilled that this year has seen us bring the very best in professional wrestling to more and more people around the world. The TNA IMPACT WRESTLING family is growing all the time, and I can’t wait to chat to all our new fans from every corner of the globe on Facebook and Twitter,” said TNA President Dixie Carter.