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PRO WRESTLING: TNA Impact Wrestling, Greatest Matches on Destination America

Destination America announced it’s adding TNA WRESTLING’S GREATEST MATCHES to its weekend lineup of wrestling programming.

An hour-long show, GREATEST MATCHES presents the most remarkable and unforgettable contests of iconic TNA superstars such as Kurt Angle, Sting, Jeff Hardy, Mr. Anderson, Samoa Joe and AJ Styles.

TNA Wrestling’s Greatest Matches debuts with a three episode mini-marathon on Saturday, Jan. 10 beginning 10 a.m. EST followed by two new additional premieres at 9 a.m. Friday Jan. 16.

TNA WRESTLING’S GREATEST MATCHES will continue to premiere in its regular time slot at noon on Saturdays starting Jan. 17.

“We joined forces with TNA because of their rich history with wrestling and have compiled an incredible anthology of TNA WRESTLING’S GREATEST MATCHES to share with our audience,” Marc Etkind, general manager of Destination America, said in a release. “We’re bringing fans and viewers together as we celebrate the wildest, the most intense, and the most jaw-dropping moments in the careers of some of the best professional wrestlers in the world with TNA WRESTLING’S GREATEST MATCHES.”

TNA president Dixie Carter added: “The legacy of TNA is best celebrated by looking at the amazing moments created by our iconic wrestlers in their finest matches. It’s why we are so thrilled to bring TNA WRESTLING’S GREATEST MATCHES to the ever-growing lineup on Destination America, the new home for fans looking for professional wrestling at its best.”

With a special live broadcast, IMPACT WRESTLING debuts on Destination America 9-11 p.m. EST Wednesday, Jan. 7 from New York City’s legendary Manhattan Center. IMPACT WRESTLING moves to its regular time slot on Fridays from 9-11 p.m. EST beginning Jan. 16 on Destination America.

Find Destination America on your TV.

http://www.destinationamerica.com/channel-finder.htm

IMPACT WRESTLING: UNLOCKED with announcer Mike Tenay will kick off Saturday wrestling with premieres in its permanent (again, regular) time slot 10 a.m.-noon EST Saturdays followed by brand-new episodes of TNA WRESTLING’S GREATEST MATCHES.

TNA Wrestling’s Greatest Matches include:

Saturday, Jan. 10

  • 10 a.m. EST: Best of Sting
  • 11 a.m. EST: Best of Kurt Angle
  • Noon EST: Best of Kurt Angle Part 2

Friday, Jan. 16

  • 9 a.m. EST: Best of Ron Van Dam
  • 10 a.m. EST: Best of Mr. Anderson

Saturday, Jan. 17 at Noon EST: Best of Jeff Hardy

Friday, Jan. 23 at 1 p.m. EST: Best of The Knockouts

Saturday, Jan. 24 at Noon EST: Best of Samoa Joe

Saturday, Jan. 31 at Noon EST: Best of Bully Ray

About Destination America

Destination America is the only network to celebrate the people, places, and stories of the United States. The inclusive network targeting Adults 25-54 is available in more than 57 million homes, emblazoning television screens with the grit and tenacity, honesty and work ethic, humor and adventurousness that characterize our nation.

Destination America features travel, food, adventure, home, and natural history, with original series like BBQ Pitmasters; A Haunting; Mountain Monsters; Buying Alaska; Buying the Bayou; and Railroad Alaska.

For information, visit DestinationAmerica.com, facebook.com/DestinationAmerica, or twitter.com/DestAmerica.

Destination America is part of Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), the world’s No.1 pay-TV provider reaching nearly three-billion cumulative subscribers in 220 countries and territories.

About TNA Entertainment LLC

TNA Entertainment, LLC, is a privately held sports entertainment company represented by United Talent Agency and based in Nashville, Tenn., specializing in events, products, numerous TV properties, merchandise and music, as well as the management and promotion of professional wrestlers.

The roster features Jeff Hardy, Kurt Angle, MVP, Lashley, Magnus, James Storm, Bobby Roode, Austin Aries, Gail Kim and the lovely and lethal Knockouts, through its highly successful flagship IMPACT WRESTLING weekly broadcast, which will begin airing on Discovery Communications’ Destination America in January 2015.

The product is broadcast in more than 120 countries.

For information, visit www.IMPACTWRESTLING.com.

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