IMPACT Wrestling has officially announced that it is moving its flagship show IMPACT! on AXS TV to Thursdays at 8 PM est beginning on April 8, 2021. That show will feature the huge main event of Rich Swann, Eddie Edwards, and Willie Mack against Kenny Omega and the Good Brothers (Gallows & Anderson). IMPACT Wrestling moving nights comes following speculation that WWE NXT could be moving to Tuesday nights in the near future.
BREAKING: IMPACT! will return to its traditional Thursday night time-slot at 8pm ET, beginning April 8.
— IMPACT (@IMPACTWRESTLING) March 25, 2021
IMPACT Wrestling has released a statement regarding the move:
“IMPACT Wrestling confirmed today that its weekly flagship TV show – IMPACT! – will return to its traditional Thursday night time-slot, beginning April 8. The fastest-paced show in professional wrestling will now air at 8pm ET/5pm PT each and every Thursday on AXS TV.
The return of IMPACT! to its traditional night will be marked by a massive main event.
The inaugural IMPACT! on Thursday, April 8 will feature the IMPACT! match debut of All Elite Wrestling (AEW) World Champion Kenny Omega, who teams with The Good Brothers – Karl Anderson and Doc Gallows – in a six-man main event against reigning IMPACT World Champion Rich Swann, former two-time IMPACT World Champion Eddie Edwards and former X-Division Champion Willie Mack.”
Thursday night was the long time home of IMPACT Wrestling as mentioned in a statement by Scott D’Amore.
“IMPACT Wrestling has years of history airing on Thursdays, which was the night for high-energy, action-packed matches, starring some of the most high-profile stars in pro wrestling history”
IMPACT’s newest show Before the IMPACT will be following the flagship event to Thursdays.”
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