Wednesday, October 29, 2014

News: TNA Viewership, Eric Young's New Show, More

* The October 29th episode of Impact Wrestling averaged 911,000 viewers (down from last week). The show was headlined by Lashley vs. Bobby Roode for the TNA World Title.

* Eric Young tweeted the following: "Ruff cut new show coming!!! Working for @discovery has been one of the best things in my professional life. BIG THINGS COMING"

* TNA did an angle on #IMPACT365 where Ethan Carter III canceled Rockstar Spud's YouTube show and banned him from TNA headquarters. Watch the video here.

* At Bellator 130, Bobby Lashley defeated Karl Etherington via submission due to strikes in the first round. Lashley has won five straight fights and holds an MMA record of 12-2.

* Dixie Carter tweeted the following: "Thanks UK fans for a great debut of @BritishBootCamp. Ratings were more than double Season 1 debut. @ChallengeTV #Awesome"

* In an interview with Sporting News, Matt Hardy said he would be interested in working with TNA in a creative capacity. "To have the canvas of something like Impact Wrestling, something that had TV and be able to be a creative input guy and come up with stuff, I would love to and I would be up for that challenge," he said. Read the article here.

* The October 22nd episode of Impact Wrestling drew 1.065 million viewers (up from last week). The show featured the first round of a tag team tournament, plus the World Title contract signing between Lashley and Bobby Roode.

* Wrestle-1 has announced the lineup for Keiji Mutoh's 30th Anniversary show on November 1st in Tokyo, Japan. Sanada will face Matt Hardy and Tajiri in a triple threat match, while The BroMans and DJ Z will take on Team 246 and Minoru Tanaka in a six-man tag match.

* The October 15th episode of Impact Wrestling averaged 982,000 viewers (down from last week). The show was headlined by Bobby Roode vs. Austin Aries vs. Jeff Hardy vs. Eric Young in a four-way elimination match to determine the #1 contender to the TNA World Title.

* TNA recently did a huge media blitz to promote the season premiere of British Boot Camp 2, Sundays at 9pm on Challenge TV. Check out the Boot Camp website and the following articles: Daily Mirror | Huffington Post | Independent