"IN THE BEGINNING, THERE WAS WRESTLING..."
NWA-TNA PRESENTS GENESIS
May 6, 2003 (Nashville, TN) - NWA-TNA: Total Nonstop Action Wrestling presents GENESIS, a two hour pay-per-view special on DirecTV highlighting the finest moments in the history of TNA for just $4.95. The show debuts on Friday, May 9, on DirecTV at 8 p.m. ET on Channel 102 with replays throughout the month.
Created especially for DirecTV, this program features the wrestling superstars that have graced the squared circle since the inception of TNA: Scott Hall, Jeff Jarrett, Syxx Pac, Brian James, Raven, D-Lo, Sandman, Konnan, Ken Shamrock and many more. In addition the show chronicles the guest appearances of celebrities such as country music superstar, Toby Keith; actor/comedian, Chris Rock; and NASCAR Winston Cup driver, Sterling Marlin.
GENESIS is a power-packed compilation that encapsulates the evolution of the incredible high-flying X-Division -- an innovative, high-risk style of wrestling that adds a new dimension to sports entertainment exclusive to TNA. Additionally, it traces TNA's history of both the NWA World Heavyweight Title and the World Tag Team Title, and shows the impact of legends that made and continue to make wrestling great like Dusty Rhodes, "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan, Vader, and Rowdy Roddy Piper. GENESIS culminates with the intense battle being played out on TNA between those loyal to traditional in-ring wrestling and those who favor the controversial Sports Entertainment Xtreme.
GENESIS is for the loyal fan who has followed TNA since its inception in June of 2002 and for the wrestling enthusiast who has only recently caught on to this exciting brand of sports entertainment. GENESIS is TNA Wrestling from the beginning.
DirectTV will run replays on the All Day Ticket on May 13, 16, 18, 24, and 29. This gives you several opportunities to catch this
NWA-TNA: Total Nonstop Action wrestling is the first-ever weekly wrestling pay-per-view series available Wednesdays at 8pm EST on iN DEMAND and DirecTV. With a unique blend of traditional wrestling and high-flying, cutting-edge action, TNA is the definitive alternative for the wrestling enthusiast.