Hogan gave his reason for Spud winning, saying that TNA has a "specific need" to fill on the roster. Scurill and the Blossom Twins are set to be geinning "another chance" to earn a spot on the roster; they as well as Spud are booked for the current UK tour.
-- TNA announced via press release that they have signed a deal with Nippon Television which will see Impact and PPVs air on the G+ cable channel. The shows will air at 7:30 PM on Saturdays. This will include iMPACT!, the four early PPV shows and the monthly "PPV specials."
This will be the first time that the promotion has been aired in Japan. TNA executive Andy Barton commented, saying, "This agreement with Nippon Television's G+ will allow TNA to deliver its exciting brand of professional wrestling to our ever growing Japanese fanbase. The history of wrestling in Japan is very long and very rich and everyone at TNA is thrilled that we're now a full part of it."