Spike & TNA Extend Contract and Timeslot

(released 9/10/2007)

TNA Entertainment has extended its partnership with Spike TV by two years. Spike TV will continue to be the exclusive cable television provider of Total Nonstop Action Wrestling's series "iMPACT!" In addition to the extension in contract length, the Thursday night series will expand from one to two hours beginning Thursday, October 4th.

The television show is shot in front of a live audience on the backlot of Universal Studios Florida in Orlando.

"TNA iMPACT!" launched on Spike TV on October 1, 2005 to an audience of 850,000 viewers. In the last few weeks, TNA has consistently drawn 1.5 million viewers, nearly doubling its initial audience in only two years.

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