Monday, August 3, 2020

Backstage Update On ROH Losing Their Prime Time Slot On Destination America

After less than two months, Ring Of Honor has lost its’ prime time lot on Destination America, as beginning on July 29th, the show will only air at 11pm, wedged in between two airings of TNA Impact Wrestling.

Evidently, even as programming Destination America is not paying for, the cable network must not feel that they are getting enough advertising revenue for a show in their 8pm prime hour.

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Currently, the network does not have a replacement for ROH, as the next few weeks will feature a variety of different shows in the time slot.

According to the latest issue of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter, Hunter Johnston told ROH talent at the last set of tapings in Baltimore, Maryland what was about to happen on Destination America, but claimed it was nothing to worry about. Johnston said that as far as he knows, they are only being aired at 11pm for the next few weeks, although it could be permanent.

There were reportedly executives from Destination America at the taping, and they claimed that they were trying out a non-wrestling show for a few weeks, that nothing is changing, and that Destination America still likes them.

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