PRO WRESTLING: TNA Wrestling signs TV deal with Destination America

Discovery Communications Inc. acquired the exclusive broadcast rights to TNA Impact Wrestling.

Impact Wrestling will be seen on cable channel Destination America in January 2015.

That will end TNA’s television relationship with Spike TV.

Discovery Communications Inc. is an American global mass media and entertainment company, based in Silver Spring, Md. The company started as a single channel in 1985, The Discovery Channel.

Discovery also is a provider of educational products and services to schools, including a series of K-12 digital textbooks, through Discovery Education and Discovery Digital Networks.

DCI produces original television programming and acquires content from producers worldwide. This non-fiction and fiction programming is offered through DCI’s 53 network entertainment brands, including Discovery Channel, American Heroes Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Discovery Fit & Health and a family of digital channels.

Some of its programming includes “MythBusters,” “How It's Made“ and “River Monsters.”

Spike TV housed TNA television from 2005-14.