TNA returns to UK television

Written by: Mike Shaw

Woooooooo! After being in limbo since Sky axed Bravo, Total Nonstop Action (TNA) Wrestling has announced a new television deal with Sky channel Challenge TV.

Challenge TV, which is also available on Freeview and Virgin Media, will screen TNA programming from February, including TNA iMPACT, TNA Xplosion and all the monthly pay-per-view events.

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Challenge can be found on Sky channel 125, Virgin Media channel 139 and Freeview channel 46 from February 1.

TNA iMPACT will air on the Tuesday night following US transmission at 10pm, with PPV events showing on the Wednesday after US broadcast. Challenge TV will also show catch-up episodes of TNA iMPACT for those who missed them during TNA’s brief period off air.

TNA President Dixie Carter said: “We are delighted to have signed this deal giving all our incredible fans in the UK exactly what they’ve been asking for – professional wrestling back on free television.”

The announcement comes as the TNA Maximum iMPACT! 2011 Tour hits the UK. Details are:

Thursday 27 January – Glasgow Braehead Arena

Friday 28 January – Manchester Evening News Arena

Saturday 29 January – London Wembley Arena

Tickets for the shows can be bought from and via a 24 hour hotline on 0844 811 0051.

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Author: Mike Shaw

Founder and editor of The Void, among other things. Interested in movies, tech, theatre, comics, WWE and UFC. Follow him on Twitter at @mikeshaw101 or check out his site

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