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ESS bags exclusive rights for TNA Wrestling across the Indian Sub-continent

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ESS bags exclusive rights for TNA Wrestling across the Indian Sub-continent

ESPN-STAR Sports (ESS) has inked a long-term deal for exclusive rights to broadcast TNA Wrestling across the Indian Sub-continent, including India, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Maldives. With this deal, TNA will return to STAR Sports starting September 3 with two popular TNA programmes – ‘TNA iMPACT!’ and ‘TNA Xplosion’ – every week, and special events each month.

‘TNA iMPACT!’, the flagship show from TNA Wrestling, will air on STAR Sports on Thursdays at 6 pm. The two-hour show features new and exclusive action-packed fights each week as well as behind the scenes looks. On Wednesdays at 6 pm, STAR Sports will broadcast ‘TNA Xplosion’, featuring highlights as well as exclusive matches between key wrestlers.

Wrestling fans will also get their fill of classic matches from the history of TNA, with ESPN-STAR Sports’ specially produced original programming every week. ESS also plans to bring leading TNA Wrestlers to the Subcontinent on yearly promotional tours. This apart, fans will also get a chance to fly to Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida and get up-close and personal with the TNA stars through special consumer contests that ESS and TNA plan to launch.


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