-- On Friday, TNA runs in Albany, NY at the Times Union Center. Scheduled to appear are TNA champion Bobby Roode, Kurt Angle, Jeff Hardy, James Storm and Jeff Jarrett. I will be there live if anyone wants to meet up for dinner/drinks on me before the show. Shoot me an email at [email protected]

-- TNA runs on Saturday at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie, NY. The same TNA talent are confirmed for the show.

-- As noted earlier, local talents Hale Collins and Vik Dalishus will work the Poughkeepsie show. The two main evented the NEW show there a few months ago, featuring Bret Hart as the special referee.

-- TNA has the following house shows scheduled for January…

* January 6th in Westbury, Long Island

* January 12th in Wallingford, CT

* January 13th in White Plains, NY

* January 14th in Reading, PA

-- Here is a preview for this week's TNA iMPACT!: