TNA’s Bound for Glory to be shown in U.S. theaters
Oct 3, 2011 - by Steve Gerweck
TNA Wrestling announces partnership with Screenvision to bring “Bound For Glory” Pay-Per-View event to theaters nationwide! TNA Wrestling’s Biggest Pay-Per-View Event of the Year “Bound For Glory” to be shown Live on Sunday, October 16, 2011 in over 100 theaters across the United States
TNA Wrestling is teaming up with Screenvision, a leading innovator in cinema advertising and alternative content programming, to bring the biggest Pay-Per-View event of the year, “Bound For Glory,” to fans nationwide in over 100 theaters across the country live on October 16. The event, presented by Direct Auto Insurance, will be delivered to theaters primarily by Microspace Digital Cinema’s satellite distribution system.
The screenings of “Bound for Glory” marks the first time TNA will showcase their annual event in movie theaters. All fans attending this live in-theater event, will also receive special messaging telling attendees how to get their free TNA “Bound For Glory” 2011 T-shirt.
“TNA Wrestling is excited to bring ‘Bound For Glory’, its biggest Pay-Per-View event of the year, to Screenvision partner theaters. The screening gives our fans a new and unique opportunity to see ‘Bound For Glory’ in all its glory – larger than life in high definition, surround sound on the big screen,” said Michael Weber, vice president of marketing, TNA Entertainment.
“Sporting events, live theater and concerts are all hugely popular in-theatre events for people who might not live in the city where an event takes place, or don’t want to spend the high prices for a ticket,” said Darryl Schaffer, executive vice president, operations and exhibitor relations for Screenvision. “Screenvision is excited to bring the “Bound for Glory” opportunity to our exhibitor partners.”
“Bound For Glory” will feature two of the biggest superstars in the history of professional wrestling, “The Immortal” Hulk Hogan and “The Icon” Sting in a No Disqualification fight for power and survival. Kurt Angle will also defend his World Heavyweight Championship against the winner of the “Bound For Glory Series,” Bobby Roode. “Bound For Glory” will be held live at the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011 starting at 8 p.m. ET.
The superstars of SPIKE’s “IMPACT WRESTLING” will headline “Bound For Glory,” including “The Immortal” Hulk Hogan, “The Icon” Sting, Olympic Gold Medalist Kurt Angle, Rob Van Dam, Bobby Roode, Mr. Anderson, “The Phenomenal” AJ Styles, “King of the Mountain” Jeff Jarrett, “The Charismatic Enigma” Jeff Hardy, “The Samoan Submission Machine” Samoa Joe, the lovely and lethal TNA Knockouts, the stars of the X-Division and many more. “Bound For Glory 2011” will also feature the winner of the “Bound For Glory Series” in a World Heavyweight Championship match.
Tickets for the in-theater event will retail between $14.99 and $19.99.
Start time will be 7:30PM ET.
For theater locations visit: http://www.screenvision.com/s/showing/TNABoundForGlory/