SPIKETV, TNA TOUT IMPACT RETURN TO THURSDAYS, JUNE DEBUT OF TNA REACTION
By Mike Johnson
on 2010-05-04 00:38:26
SpikeTV issued the following press release:
â€œReActionâ€ Joins â€œTNA Wrestling Nightâ€ On Thursday, June 24 At 8:00pm
New York, NY â€“ Spike TV will launch the re-branded â€œTNA Thursdays,â€ featuring
the â€œTNA iMPACT!â€ on Thursday, May 13 (9:00-11:00pm ET/PT).
â€œThe fans have spoken and with their input we have determined the best
timeslot to maximize the TNA audience is on Thursday nights where we are
confident it will be among the most-watched shows with young men,â€ said Brian
J. Diamond, senior vice president, sports and specials.
Regarding the move to the Thursday time slot, TNA President Dixie Carter
added: â€œOur fans made it clear that they preferred the Thursday night time
period. By moving to Thursdays,â€ this is a win/win opportunity for both TNA
and the fans. We are looking forward to delivering what the fans are asking
On Thursday, June 24, Spike TV will expand â€œTNA Thursdaysâ€ to three hours with
the addition of â€œReACTION.â€
â€œReACTIONâ€ is a one-hour docu-series that will focus on the stories and
characters of TNA Wrestling and preview the upcoming action-packed episode of
â€œTNA iMPACT!â€ in a new format. The new show will kick off â€œTNA Thursdaysâ€
at 8:00 pm ET/PT (beginning June 24), and serve as the lead-in to â€œiMPACT!â€.