IMPACT Wrestling announced earlier today they have signed a new UK and Ireland TV deal with Premier Sports. The new partnership begins on Tuesday, October 6 with a special presentation of the IMPACT Plus special Victory Road. The event will air at 9 pm on Premier Sports 2.
Weekly episodes of IMPACT! will then follow on October 7 and will be free to watch on FreeSports at 10 pm every Wednesday.
Premier Sports 1 will also broadcast IMPACT Wrestling pay-per-views live starting with Bound For Glory on October 24 at 1 am.
Within the press release sent to Cultaholic, Scott D'Amore said: "We're very excited to be back in prime time and for our fans in the UK and Ireland to be able catch all the action from our flagship weekly show for free… and just hours after it takes place in the United States."
COO of Premier Sports and FreeSports Richard Webb added: "Given there is a huge wrestling following in the UK we are delighted to add IMPACT to our channels. This new partnership allows IMPACT fans watch to tune into FreeSports every Wednesday at 10pm completely free while also being able to enjoy IMPACT PPV events live on Premier Sports from just £9.99 a month."
FreeSports is available for free on Freeview channel 64, Sky channel 422, Virgin channel 553 and BT/TalkTalk channel 64. Fans can also subscribe to Premier Sports for £9.99 per month here.
Check out IMPACT's October schedule on Premier Sports and FreeSports below:
• Tuesday, October 6, 9 pm: VICTORY ROAD on Premier Sports 2
• Wednesday, October 7, 10 pm: IMPACT! new episode on FreeSports
• Wednesday, October 14, 10 pm: IMPACT! new episode on FreeSports
• Wednesday, October 21, 10 pm: IMPACT! new episode on FreeSports
• Saturday, October 24, 1 am: BOUND FOR GLORY – LIVE! – on Premier Sports
• Wednesday, October 28, 10 pm: IMPACT! new episode on FreeSports