-- A new book called Gone Too Soon: Deaths That Changed Wrestling
, which takes a look at the life and death of three wrestlers who left a "permanent mark" on the business: Owen Hart, Eddie Guerrero and Chris Benoit. In the late 90s and early 2000s several wrestlers died. While the industry was "numb" to the deaths, those three created more of an impact. They had three different careers and died three completely different deaths. The book is written by the author of Wrestling's Sinking Ship
. It is available in paperback, Amazon Kindle, iTunes and the Nook. You can find the paperback through Amazon at http://www.tinyurl.com/gonetoosooncs You can search for Gone Too Soon: Deaths That Changed Wrestling
in the iTunes Bookstore, the Kindle bookstore, the Nook store, or for all other e-readers, by going to http://www.tinyurl.com/gonetoosoonereader
-- As noted last week here on the website, iMPACT! Wrestling earned a 1.0 cable rating on 7/5 - 0.83 M18-49, 0.71 in M18-34 and an average audience of 1.5 million viewers. Qtr hours: 0.91, 0.8, 0.97, 0.90, 1.00, 1.00, 1.06 and 1.15.
-- Animal Planet has released a preview of Eric Young's new show Off the Hook: Extreme Catches, which premieres Sunday, July 29 at 9:00 PM ET.