TNA ENTERTAINMENT, LLC PARTNERS WITH ENDEMOL INDIA TO LAUNCH PROFESSIONAL WRESTLING SERIES "RING KA KING"
Show to air Saturday and Sunday nights on the Colors Network
NASHVILLE, Tennessee (January 19, 2012) – TNA Entertainment, LLC announced today a partnership with Endemol India Pvt. Limited to produce "Ring Ka King," a professional wrestling show for India that will also feature several TNA superstars. The show will air on the Colors Network Saturday and Sunday nights, with the debut airing Saturday, January 28, 2012.
"Ring Ka King," host is the legendary Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh. The show will feature a cast of Indian superstars, as well as such TNA superstars as Abyss, Matt Morgan, Mickie James, Magnus and Scott Steiner. The partnership with TNA Entertainment, producer of IMPACT WRESTLING and Endemol India, a world leader in entertainment programming, is the first co-production for the two companies.
"The international market for professional wrestling is expanding," states TNA Entertainment Executive Vice President Andy Barton. "Until now, most professional wrestling content has been exported from the United States. This partnership brings TNA's expertise in producing professional wrestling programming and Endemol's vast experience in content creation and distribution to a localized, scalable product for the Indian market."
Executive producer Jeff Jarrett added, "Professional wrestling fans around the world have always related to one of their own, and the lack of properly trained talent and the infrastructure to produce a high quality professional wrestling show have always been a hindrance to create this type of program. With the tag team of TNA Entertainment and Endemol, we have the perfect one-two punch to bring the concept to fruition."
TNA and Endemol have created a professional wrestling school in Mumbai to develop Indian talent. A three city casting call was held to engage and identify candidates for the school.
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