– Just week’s after TNA iMPACT moved to Monday nights, the company is already changing gears and making a move that many suggested from the beginning.
TNA President Dixie Carter announced via her twitter account that TNA iMPACT is permanently moving to 8PM (Eastern). iMPACT will remain 2 hours, but starting next week – the show will have a 1-hour lead-in to WWE RAW and will only go head-to-head with the first hour of RAW.
This week’s iMPACT was a test run to see how the show would do starting an hour earlier and the ratings were enough to convince TNA that a permanent shift is a good move. Monday’s iMPACT did a 0.85 rating, with the first unopposed hour drawing a 0.91 and the second hour, which went head-to-head with RAW, drew a 0.79.
Carter also announced on Twitter that SpikeTV will be adding a replay of iMPACT to its weekly schedule The replay will air Thursday nights at 9PM (Eastern), iMPACT’s old timeslot.