The following press release was issued today by TNA and Spike TV on PR Newswire:
With No ‘Doggone’ Competition, Spike TV Will Telecast Two-Hour TNA Wrestling Special Monday, February 12
Two-Hour Wrestling Special Features 5 Of The Greatest Bouts In TNA History, Never-Before-Seen On Cable And Showcases TNA’s Innovative Concept Matches With Members Of Its All-star Roster Including Kurt Angle, Sting, Christian Cage, Jeff Jarrett, Abyss and Samoa Joe
Countdown The Top 5 Moments In TNA Wrestling History
TNA To Unveil Newest Concept Match To Debut At March PPV Event
NEW YORK, Jan. 31 /PRNewswire/ — Spike TV and Total Non-Stop Action Wrestling today jointly announce that they will telecast a special primetime two-hour wrestling event on Monday, February 12 (9:00 – 11:00 PM, ET/PT) entitled “This is TNA!” The two-hour special encores on Thursday, February 15 (7:00 – 9:00 PM, ET/PT), and will be followed by an all new “TNA: iMPACT!” (9:00 – 10:00 PM, ET/PT).
“Spike’s not going to stand by and let wrestling go to the dogs on Monday February 12th. Wrestling fans deserve better!” says Kevin Kay, EVP and General Manager, Spike TV. “This special event is an opportunity for viewers not familiar with TNA’s distinct brand of high-impact wrestling to tune-in and see what TNA is all about.”
“This is TNA!” will offer die-hard fans and the casual viewer a fast- paced, action-packed look at TNA Wrestling. The two-hour spectacular will showcase five of the greatest bouts in TNA history never before seen on television except pay-per-view, featuring some of the biggest names in wrestling today including Kurt Angle, Sting, Christian Cage, Jeff Jarrett, Abyss and Team 3-D, as well as TNA’s amazing young talent — AJ Styles, Christopher Daniels, Samoa Joe and Chris Sabin. The special will spotlight TNA’s innovative concept matches including “King of the Mountain” and “Six Sides of Steel.” Throughout the night, there will be a countdown of some of the most extraordinary moments in TNA history — recalling the timeless wrestling memories that will stay emblazoned on the minds of wrestling fans forever.
“TNA is proud to answer the call of fans and bring the best wrestling in the world to a Monday night event. ‘This is TNA’ will give new fans an introduction and TNA fans a chance to relive their favorite moments,” says Dixie Carter, president of TNA Entertainment, LLC. “We’re confident that by experiencing the unforgettable action of our past and present, fans will call out the future of professional wrestling by chanting ‘TNA.'”
An added bonus for viewers, TNA will reveal its newest concept match which will debut at their March 11 “Destination X” PPV event.
TNA Entertainment, LLC is a privately held company headquartered in Nashville, TN. For more information, visit http://www.tnawrestling.com/.
Spike TV is available in 91.6 million homes and is a division of MTV Networks. A unit of Viacom (NYSE:VIA) (NYSE:VIA.B) , MTV Networks is one of the world’s leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms.
Source: Spike TV