iMPACT Rating, Hernandez’s Contract, Knockouts At Hooters

— The April 14 episode of TNA iMPACT! drew a 1.14 cable rating, down from last week’s 1.15.

The number continues a downward slide as the show garnered ratings figures of 1.18, 1.22, 1.27, 1.25 and 1.36 in previous weeks.

This week’s show averaged 1.5 million viewers, the same number as last week.

— Hernandez has retained the services of nationally-recognized attorney and talent agent Bruce Tharpe to renegotiate his contract with TNA Wrestling. In addition to being a well-known attorney, Tharpe also brings to the table extensive wrestling experience having worked for both the Florida office under Eddie Graham and the Houston wrestling office under Paul Boesch before becoming licensed as an attorney.

— Samoa Joe, Tara and SoCal Val are scheduled for an autograph signing today from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at Hooters/Beer Sellar 301 Roverboat Row #1, Newport, Kentucky 41071. Call 859-431-6969 for more information.

— Mickie James is scheduled for an autograph signing today from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Columbia Chevrolet 9750 Montgomery Rd, Montgomery, Ohio 45242. Call 513-891-7200 for more information.