TNA shook up their PPV model
Going forward, the company will produce only four live PPVs in 2013:
Genesis in January, airing this Saturday 1/13
Lockdown on 3/10
Slammiversary on 6/9
Bound for Glory in October on 10/13
As noted earlier on PWInsider.com, TNA will be doing a series of taped "One Night Only" PPV events airing the first Friday night of months they are not broadcasting live PPV events.
PWInsider.com has confirmed with multiple sources the themes for the taped PPVs will be....
TNA X-Travaganza, featuring the stars of the X-Division (airing in April, taping 1/13).
TNA Joker's Wild Tag Team Special, featuring enemies teaming and a Battle Royal final (airing in May, taping 1/13)
TNA Hardcore Justice 2 - ECW reunion style "hardcore" show featuring hardcore stipulation matches bringing in ECW talents.
TNA "10 Reunion" - Stars from the early days of TNA battling inside a Six-Sided ring.
TNA Knockouts Knockdown - One night Knockout tournament with the first round being all stipulation matches and the final four in a "test of their stamina" to see who the final victor is.
TNA International Incident - One night tournament featuring talent from " United States, India, Mexico, Ireland, Canada, Germany, Japan & the UK" with the winner earning a TNA title shot.
TNA X-Division World Cup Tournament - four teams of X-Division wrestlers in a one night tournament featuring singles, tag, six man and eight man tag bouts.
TNA World Cup of Wrestling - Four teams, each captained by a TNA wrestler featuring a Heavyweight wrestler, a tag team and an X-Division wrestler battling in singles, tag and stipulation bouts. The finale will be a "two ring, triple chance Battle Royal."
The newly announced TNA Friday night PPVs will be priced at $14.95.
TNA Genesis and TNA Lockdown will still be priced at $34.95.
TNA Slammiversary and all live PPVs that follow will now be priced at $39.95.
TNA Bound for Glory will be the exception to that rule, since it always had a higher price point, and will now be priced at $44.95.
The taped PPVs at least sound a bit interesting, extras on top of the product which can have good slow/long builds to bigger events.
....as for TNA itself, yay, more relationship stuff........