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W9 NOW AIRING TNA WRESTLING “iMPACT!” IN FRANCE
TNA Wrestling has signed an agreement with W9 to broadcast their weekly flagship show ?iMPACT!? beginning this Saturday, October 24th, 2009.
iMPACT! will air weekly on Saturday nights at 23:00 with French commentary provided by Celian Varini and Thomas Desson on the general entertainment cable channel, dedicated to broadcasting the very best in music, family entertainment and sport including The X Factor, The Simpsons and UEFA Europa League matches. TNA’s two-hour show, which has already seen success across the world in countries such as the United States, Australia, Germany and UK, is filmed in front of a live studio audience at Universal Studios in Florida and features some of the biggest names in US pro-wrestling.
TNA will host their first ever live events in France on January 24, 2010 at the Zenith Arena, Paris and on January 31, 2010 at the Halle Tony Garnier, Lyon.
Dixie Carter, President of TNA said ?We are delighted to be working with W9 to bring TNA’s unique form of action packed entertainment to France. In W9, TNA has a great broadcasting partner, and with them we are committed to growing the brand and delivering high quality wrestling to our French fans every single week. With our new relationship with W9 and first ever TNA live events in France in January 2010, we very much look forward to building a loyal and committed fan base.?
W9 is a among the biggest digital terrestrial channels in France and is a subsidiary of M6 (Metropole Television). For more information please visit http://www.w9.fr/.