TNA Announces Multi-Year Extension Of Major International Television Deal

Posted by Matt Boone November 26, 2013 4 Comments

TNA issued the following on Tuesday afternoon:

TNA Wrestling Signs Multi-Year Television Deal In Japan As International Growth Continues

TNA IMPACT WRESTLING has continued its recent global expansion by signing a new multi-year agreement with Nippon Television Network Corporation (NTV) in Japan.

NTV channel G+ will continue to air TNA IMPACT WRESTLING every Saturday night at 10pm, as well as broadcasting TNA’s monthly PPV and One Night Only events.

nipponOther sports shown on the station include NFL, NASCAR, MotoGP and international soccer. It also broadcasts baseball games featuring Japan’s most famous team, Yomiuri Giants.

G+ started showing TNA IMPACT WRESTLING in January 2013, bringing the most innovative experience in professional wrestling to Japan for the first time ever.

TNA Executive Vice President, Andy Barton, said: “TNA IMPACT WRESTLING has enjoyed phenomenal success during our first year of broadcast on Japanese television and we are very excited about this new multiple-year commitment with Nippon Television’s G+.

“It’s another example of the success we are enjoying around the world, which also includes new deals in France and Portugal and a very successful launch on Sony SIX in India.”

G+ can be found on the satellite platform Sky PerfecTV! and various cable networks across Japan.

TNA IMPACT WRESTLING is currently the No1 rated weekly wrestling programme in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The show also airs in more than 120 other countries around the world.

  • tzf

    “bringing the most innovative experience in professional wrestling”

    ehm no

    • The Troll Hunter

      Yes…the answer is yes. I haven’t fallen asleep watching raw. The only reason I watch it mostly is to make fun of it like every other person watching it online (which is the only way to get through any wwe program).

      • tzf

        what do you think is innovative about tna?

  • The Troll Hunter

    Yet, there’s still idiots out there that say TNA will be dead in a year or two. SMH

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