â€‹TNA IMPACT WRESTLING today announced a new worldwide Pay-Per-View programming initiative for 2013. The 52 annual episodes of IMPACT WRESTLING on SpikeTV will lead to four, live epic Pay-Per-View events commencing with â€œGenesisâ€ on January 13th, â€œLockdownâ€ on March 10th, â€œSlammiversaryâ€ on June 9 and â€œBound For Gloryâ€ on October 13th. In addition, seven Pay-Per-View specials that will be branded as â€œTNA Wrestling: One Night Only,â€ series will debut in April 2013 and continue throughout the year during the additional months. The 3-hour taped Pay-Per-View specials will premiere on the first Friday of each month. The first two â€œOne Night Onlyâ€ specials will be â€œJokerâ€™s Wild Tag Team Tournamentâ€ and â€œX-travaganzaâ€ which will feature the X-Division.
â€œThe Pay-Per-View industry has changed so much in the last decade,â€ says TNA President Dixie Carter. â€œThe traditional pay-per-view wrestling model needed to evolve and we believe this strategy will positively impact not only the Pay-Per-View events but the weekly television programming as well.â€
The company will continue to produce TNA Wrestlingâ€™s â€œUnfinished Businessâ€, which are one-hour programs available on a Video on Demand (VOD) basis. The monthly titles continue to focus on the