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AXS TV & IMPACT WRESTLING GEAR UP FOR SLAMMIVERSARY© WITH A WRESTLE WEEK BLOCK PACKED WITH HARD-HITTING PROFILES, CLASSIC MOVIES, SQUARED-CIRCLE ACTION & MORE STARTING MONDAY, JULY 12
Highlights Include ‘Bad A$$ Movies With The Good Brothers: Pulp Fiction’, a ‘This Is SLAMMIVERSARY©’ Preview Special & the Broadcast Premiere of ‘REBELLION© 2021’
Los Angeles – (June 22, 2021) – AXS TV enters the ring with IMPACT Wrestling for a special tag team event, as the popular “Wrestle Week” block returns on Monday, July 12. The lineup puts the spotlight on a fully loaded programming lineup featuring classic movies, insightful profiles, and hard-hitting IMPACT action, as the promotion prepares for the fan-favorite SLAMMIVERSARY© pay-per-view on Saturday, July 17.
Wrestle Week kicks off on Monday, July 12 at 8 p.m. ET with Bad A$$ Movies With The Good Brothers, as tag team titans Doc Gallows and Karl Anderson host a screening of Quentin Tarantino’s definitive opus Pulp Fiction—starring Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, John Travolta, and more as an eclectic cast of characters whose lives become entangled in a twisted web of fate.
Then, on Thursday, July 15 at 8 p.m. ET, the Company’s flagship IMPACT! series is back for the final show before SLAMMIVERSARY©, setting the stage for an explosive pay-per-view event. The premiere of IMPACT Wrestling: This Is SLAMMIVERSARY© follows at 10 p.m. ET, getting fans ready for the hotly-anticipated summer spectacular with an in-depth preview featuring exclusive sit-downs with World Champion Kenny Omega, determined challenger Sami Callihan, and others.
Wrestle Week wraps up on Saturday, July 17 with the broadcast premiere of the Company’s spring pay-per-view event REBELLION© at 3 p.m. ET. Originally filmed on April 25, 2021 in Nashville, REBELLION© unleashes an epic evening headlined by a history-making main event where AEW World Champion Kenny Omega faced off against IMPACT World Champion Rich Swann in the groundbreaking cross-brand Winner Takes All match that shook the industry. Other highlights include Knockouts star Deonna Purrazzo putting her title on the line against Tenille Dashwood; The Good Brothers challenging FinJuice for the World Tag Team titles; Jordynne Grace and Rachael Ellering going toe-to-toe with Fire N Flava for the Knockouts Tag Team Championship, and more. The day concludes with an encore presentation of This Is SLAMMIVERSARY© at 7 p.m. ET, leading into the SLAMMIVERSARY© pay-per-view at 8 p.m. ET.
SLAMMIVERSARY© will be available on Pay-Per-View in North America at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. ET on Saturday, July 17 on InDemand, DISH, DirecTV, Vubiquity, Rogers, Shaw, and Sasktel, and around the world digitally via FITE TV (order now).
Wrestle Week on AXS TV Schedule:
· Monday, July 12
-9 pm ET – Bad A$$ Movies With The Good Brothers: Pulp Fiction
· Thursday, July 15
-8 pm ET – PREMIERE: IMPACT!
-10 pm ET – PREMIERE: IMPACT Wrestling: This Is SLAMMIVERSARY©
· Saturday, July 17
-3 pm ET – BROADCAST PREMIERE: REBELLION© 2021
-7 pm ET – IMPACT Wrestling: This Is SLAMMIVERSARY©
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About IMPACT Wrestling
A subsidiary of Anthem Sports & Entertainment Inc., IMPACT Wrestling® is one of the world’s top wrestling brands, producing over 200 hours of original content annually and televised in 120 countries including AXS TV in the United States. Founded in 2002, IMPACT Wrestling’s deep library of premium content is streamed across the world on key OTT platforms including Pluto TV, XUMO and its own on-demand subscription service IMPACT PLUS©. A Twitter official partner, IMPACT has a powerful social media presence with over 10 million engaged followers across all major services. Ancillary businesses include live events, merchandise, licensing and sponsorship.
About AXS TV
AXS TV is a leading music, entertainment, and lifestyle television network and digital media company controlled by Anthem Sports & Entertainment Inc. AXS TV’s programming broadly appeals to a diverse and impassioned fanbase, offering eclectic content that includes concerts and music performances, celebrity interviews, documentaries, wrestling, MMA, special events, and pop culture series. The Network’s signature programs include Dan Rather’s The Big Interview, Music’s Greatest Mysteries, The Top Ten Revealed, and A Year in Music and concert events such as CMA Fest and Farm Aid. The channel is also the home of IMPACT Wrestling, one of the world’s largest entertainment properties, and Invicta Fighting Championships, the world’s premier all-women mixed martial arts promotion. The Network is available nationally in the United States and parts of Canada and the Caribbean. A full list of providers and territories can be found on axs.tv/subscribe. For more information, visit www.axs.tv and its social media channels YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.