– Variety reports that Viacom has walked away from their negotiations with DirecTV. Both DirecTV and Viacom are blaming the negotiations falling apart on each other. For another week at least, wrestling fans with DirecTV will not be able to watch Impact Wrestling on Spike tonight.
– TNA President Dixie Carter told the TNA website that she is in talks to have the TNA Hall of Fame ceremony aired on TV. The ceremony takes place from Bound For Glory weekend this October. Dixie also noted that the company is looking at using two separate groups of talents so they can run more live events.
– Chris Masters noted on Twitter that he has been in touch with Dixie Carter. Masters has been interested in joining TNA for several months now.
– Tonight’s TNA Impact Wrestling will see the return of Open Fight Night as the Bound For Glory Series competitors will call each other out based on their standings in the Series. Also confirmed for tonight’s show is more from Aces & Eights, Bobby Roode will call out Austin Aries and another Gutcheck challenge will take place.