TNA Dropped by Destanation America in September

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TNA Dropped by Destanation America in September

Post by lanza218 » May 28th, 2015, 8:06 pm

No official announcement but Mwltzer reported it and noone has denied it.


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Re: TNA Dropped by Destanation America in September

Post by mrira » May 29th, 2015, 11:55 am

Unless some other Discovery network picks them up, that will probably be the final nail in there coffin.

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Re: TNA Dropped by Destanation America in September

Post by sooch0 » May 29th, 2015, 11:47 pm

Destanation America really wants wrestling but I don't know what they will gain by dropping one wrestling show and gaining another.

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Re: TNA Dropped by Destanation America in September

Post by mrira » May 31st, 2015, 6:18 pm

sooch0 wrote:Destanation America really wants wrestling but I don't know what they will gain by dropping one wrestling show and gaining another.
ROH's show will be the same show airing on Sinclair networks, so assuming they're still picking up most of the cost then DA won't be spending as much as they are on TNA

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Re: TNA Dropped by Destanation America in September

Post by lanza218 » September 17th, 2015, 5:16 pm

TNA confirmed as to being cancelled in January. Wonder where TNA goes from here


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Post by cmshowstopper » September 17th, 2015, 6:30 pm

lanza218 wrote:TNA confirmed as to being cancelled in January. Wonder where TNA goes from here
Where did you see that?
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Re: TNA Dropped by Destanation America in September

Post by mrira » September 18th, 2015, 8:12 am

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lanza218 wrote:TNA confirmed as to being cancelled in January. Wonder where TNA goes from here
Where did you see that?
Sports Illustrated has reported that the once Number Two in professional wrestling will be without a home come the beginning of next year. SI goes into some of the troubles the big blue brand has faced over the years, and what has led them down this uncertainty.

“The fact of the matter is TNA had its most successful years when I was at the helm,” said Jeff Jarrett, co-founder of the company, who broke off from TNA to start his own promotion in Global Force Wrestling. “It’s just that simple.”

Since 2002, TNA had been an adequate alternative from the WWE monopoly machine, but with the rise of Ring of Honor (ROH), who nabbed a TV deal with Sinclair Broadcasting (and also added to Destination America's schedule) and the Internet culture and die hard fans of New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW), TNA's placement on the hierarchy has shifted. TNA found a deal with Spike TV, but with sinking ratings each passing year, the network decided not to renew the wrestling promotion and cancelled them last December.

“The biggest challenge for us is building a brand in the U.S.,” said Dixie Carter, who is TNA’s president. “That’s where we need to grow. We’re contracted to Destination America through the end of the year, and we are in discussions going on for 2016.”

While no official word from the company has been released, the Wrestling Observer posted part of a memo from Destination America that was sent to advertisers, warning that TNA should be listed under a DNA (Do Not Advertise) list that reads:

“Destination America is not renewing TNA Wrestling next year. While the ratings were strong, the audience was not large enough to justify the program investment. We plan to honor the current contract and continue to air original episodes of TNA Wrestling on Friday nights through the end of the third quarter 2015."

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Re: TNA Dropped by Destanation America in September

Post by cmshowstopper » September 19th, 2015, 12:06 am

While I wont be shocked if true, this doesnt seem very reliable.
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