NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — TNA Wrestling is teaming up with Screenvision, a leading innovator in cinema advertising and alternative content programming, to bring the biggest Pay-Per-View event of the year, “Bound For Glory,” to fans nationwide in over 100 theaters across the country live on October 16. The event, presented by Direct Auto Insurance, will be delivered to theatres primarily by Microspace Digital Cinema’s satellite distribution system.
The screenings of “Bound for Glory” marks the first time TNA will showcase their annual event in movie theaters. All fans attending this live in-theater event, will also receive special messaging telling attendees how to get their free TNA “Bound For Glory” 2011 T-shirt.
“TNA Wrestling is excited to bring ‘Bound For Glory’, its biggest Pay-Per-View event of the year, to Screenvision partner theaters. The screening gives our fans a new and unique opportunity to see ‘Bound For Glory’ in all its glory – larger than life in high definition, surround sound on the big screen,” said Michael Weber, vice president of marketing, TNA Entertainment.
“Sporting events, live theater and concerts are all hugely popular in-theatre events for people who might not live in the city where an event takes place, or don’t want to spend the high prices for a ticket,” said Darryl Schaffer, executive vice president, operations and exhibitor relations for Screenvision. “Screenvision is excited to bring the ‘Bound for Glory’ opportunity to our exhibitor partners.”
“Bound For Glory” will feature two of the biggest superstars in the history of professional wrestling, “The Immortal” Hulk Hogan and “The Icon” Sting in a No Disqualification fight for power and survival. Kurt Angle will also defend his World Heavyweight Championship against the winner of the “Bound For Glory Series,” Robert Roode. “Bound For Glory” will be held live at the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011 starting at 8 p.m. ET.
The superstars of SPIKE’s “IMPACT WRESTLING” will headline “Bound For Glory,” including “The Immortal” Hulk Hogan, “The Icon” Sting, Olympic Gold Medalist Kurt Angle, Rob Van Dam, Bobby Roode, Mr. Anderson, “The Phenomenal” AJ Styles, “King of the Mountain” Jeff Jarrett, “The Charismatic Enigma” Jeff Hardy, “The Samoan Submission Machine” Samoa Joe, the lovely and lethal TNA Knockouts, the stars of the X-Division and many more. “Bound For Glory 2011” will also feature the winner of the “Bound For Glory Series” in a World Heavyweight Championship match.
Tickets for the in-theater event will retail between $14.99 and $19.99.
Start time will be 7:30PM ET.
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For more information, theaters or tickets go to: www.impactwrestling.com.
About IMPACT WRESTLING
IMPACT WRESTLING is the world’s most innovative experience in professional wrestling, airing in over 120 countries worldwide. Join Hulk Hogan, Rob Van Dam, “The Phenomenal” AJ Styles, Olympic Gold Medalist Kurt Angle, Sting, the lovely and lethal TNA Knockouts and the no-limits X-Division for the top-rated “IMPACT WRESTLING” every Thursday night at 9:00 pm ET/PT on SPIKE.
For more information on IMPACT WRESTLING, visit www.IMPACTWRESTLING.com.
TNA Entertainment, LLC is a privately held company headquartered in Nashville, Tenn.
Headquartered in New York, N.Y., Screenvision is a national leader in cinema advertising, offering on-screen advertising, in-lobby promotions and integrated marketing programs to national, regional and local advertisers and providing comprehensive cinema advertising representation services for its theatrical exhibitor partners. The Screenvision cinema advertising network is comprised of over 15,000 screens in 2,400+ theatre locations across all 50 states and 94% of DMAs nationwide; delivering through more than 150 theatrical circuits, including 10 of the top 15 exhibitor companies.
For more information: http://www.screenvision.com.
Since 2005, Microspace has delivered major motion pictures and premiere live events from around the world, including the first 3-D movie and the first 4K movie via satellite using its VELOCITY® system. Microspace now services 260 theaters within the United States, Mexico and Canada including Allen Theaters, AMC, Carmike Cinemas, Celebration! Cinema, Cineplex Entertainment, Mann Theaters, Marquee Cinemas, Megaplex and Ultrastar Cinemas.
Microspace Communications Corporation, a subsidiary of Capitol Broadcasting Company, is the leader in satellite services for digital cinema, business communications and digital signage. The company operates the largest global business satellite broadcasting network with nearly 250,000 remote links worldwide. With a 20-year heritage, Microspace’s VELOCITY® satellite services power networks for Morgan Stanley, Abercrombie and Fitch, John Deere and many, many more.