In a rare interview Dixie Carter told Ring Rust Radio this week that there are other networks interested in Impact if the Spike TV deal falls through. However she did reiterate the party line that “negotiations are ongoing”.
On that front Spike TV representative Scott Fishman was in attendance at the Wednesday NYC taping. If a new deal was completely off the table it’s unlikely he’d be there.
Chris Melendez Debuting On 9/11
It looks like TNA are going to be milking the patriotism on this year’s 9/11 anniversary, as this is the date that one-legged war veteran Chris Melendez’s debut will be airing on Impact.
The company have been getting lots of local NYC coverage over the signing:
Celebs At Second NYC Tapings
Lots of celebrities were brought out for the second Impact NYC tapings, including Rapper Wale, TV host Sherri Shepherd (MVP’s friend), Jenny McCarthy, as well as radio hosts Peter Rosenberg and Sam Roberts.