Details on TNA’s New Contract w/ Destination America, Plans for Impact Wrestling, Potential New Shows & More

Mike Killam

impact wrestlingAccording to Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, while TNA moving from Spike TV to Destination America in early 2015 will mean the show being broadcast in less homes, the company is looking at the step as a positive direction for its future. The network is said to be fully on-board with the wrestling promotion, and they are taking steps to promote the product in new ways. 

For one, TNA will see a lot more air time than the two hours every week Spike TV gave them for years on Thursday nights, and more recently on Wednesday. There will be a replay of Impact Wrestling every week, in addition to the first-run of the show, plus new secondary series and unique specials. With the success of British Boot Camp in the UK, there has been talk of bringing the show to American television, or even creating a new U.S. version of the show. 

The old plan was to run a live show from New York on January 7th, the first Wednesday of the new year, but plans have changed. While nothing has been officially announced, TNA has informed talent that they will have an update in the next few days. There is talk of doing a series of TV tapings in late December, but right now things are still up in the air. 

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