Source(s): ImpactWrestling.com & Pwtorch.com
— The final rating for last week’s edition of TNA IMPACT Wrestling was a 1.09 (1.1) cable rating, with 1.58 million viewers. That was the most viewers during their live summer series and also the most viewers since February 23rd. The rating was the highest of the summer series and the best since May 10th. TNA iMPACT! was up two-tenths of a rating in all of the key male demographics. Most notable was Impact scoring its second-highest m18-49 rating of the year and third-highest m18-34 rating of the year.
— TNA has announced a four-way Knockouts match to determine the #1 contender for the title on this week’s Impact. The match will be Mickie James vs. Gail Kim vs. Tara vs. Madison Rayne.
— TNA announced the following for Thursday’s IMPACT Wrestling…
Preview Thursday’s huge LIVE broadcast as the road to the August 12 “Hardcore Justice” Pay-Per-View event continues:
-Last week accusations flew that James Storm may be involved with Aces and 8s. Could there possibly be any truth to these rumors?
– IMPACT will feature a HUGE Bound For Glory Series main event match as Olympic Gold Medalist Kurt Angle battles “Cowboy” James Storm! The competition for a shot at the World Title at “Bound For Glory” continues with two former World Champions battling on Thursday night on SpikeTV!
– In tag team action, World Heavyweight Champion Austin Aries teams with newcomer Kenny King against Bobby Roode and X Division Champion Zema Ion
– TNA Knockouts executive Brooke Hogan makes her return to IMPACT for the first time since the brutal attack by The Aces & 8s gang on her legendary father, “The Immortal” Hulk Hogan
– In Knockouts action, it will be Mickie James vs. Gail Kim vs. Madison Rayne vs. Tara in a four-way #1 Contenders match for a shot at the Knockouts Championship
All this and much more on Thursday’s IMPACT WRESTLING broadcast LIVE at 8/7c on SpikeTV