Anthem Sports & Entertainment has announced a new broadcast deal for TNA’s Impact Wrestling to be televised exclusively on Spike UK, making its flagship weekly programme available throughout the UK and the Republic of Ireland.
From Spring 2017, Impact Wrestling, TNA pay-per-views, including One Night Only specials will be available on Spike UK, and TNA Xplosion exclusive to My5, which is part of the Channel 5 stable available on Sky, Freeview, Freesat, Virgin Media and other DTT platforms.
“Since our acquisition of Impact Wrestling, growing the brand in the UK has been one of our most important initiatives,” said Ed Nordholm, president of Impact Wrestling. “We are thrilled to be partnering with Spike UK to fill this important spot in their programme schedule and look forward to rebuilding our presence in the UK market. As one of the hottest wrestling scenes in the world right now, we look forward to taking an active role in the market, both on television and with live events.”