TNA Wrestling announced the have hired AO1 Productions to work with Ron and Don Harris to enhance their broadcast production and the fan experience. A big issue within TNA has been reported issues over paying production, which we most recently detailed here on WrestlingNewsWorld.com. Below is the official press release:
TNA PARTNERS WITH INDUSTRY LEADER TO ENHANCE BROADCAST AND LIVE EVENT PRODUCTION
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 15, 2015) TNA is partnering with AO1 Productions, an industry-leading global production company, that will tag team with Ron and Don Harris, two seasoned professional wrestling and production veterans, to enhance broadcast production and the fan experience.
“We recognize the importance that advancements in technology play in producing and delivering a more immersive fan experience, whether cheering from the arena or at home watching TNA programming,” said TNA Chief Financial Officer Dean Broadhead. “A01 brings a vast knowledge of current and emerging technologies we will be integrating into our production. While some upgrades will directly engage the fan’s senses, others are focused on driving operational efficiencies behind the scenes.”
TNA annually produces more than 300 hours of dynamic professional wrestling programming broadcast in 18 languages to more than 120 countries around the globe.
AO1 Productions, a Virginia-based multi-media and multi-platform production house, has more than 50 years of experience consulting and activating global broadcast events, delivering world-class audio, visual and lighting solutions to corporate and entertainment clients.
“We are proud to be partnering with TNA and utilizing our experience and knowledge of state-of-the-art technology to deliver enhanced in-venue and broadcast experiences that will have TNA fans engaged from start to finish,” said AO1 Director of Operations Tim Morin.
Twin brothers and TNA veterans, Ron and Don Harris, who have 30 years of experience both in front of the camera and behind the scenes in production and touring, have returned to the company to lead production of live events and broadcasts, including flagship IMPACT WRESTLING seen in the United States Wednesdays at 9e/p on Destination America.
The next televised live events for IMPACT WRESTLING, Xplosion and One Night Only are scheduled for July 22-30 at Universal Studios Florida in Orlando. For more information visit www.impactwrestling.com/tickets