Impact moving to 10 PM Eastern on Pop TV starting later this month
Starting later this month, Impact Wrestling will be moving to a later time slot on Pop TV.
Dave Meltzer has confirmed that — starting with the October 25 episode — Impact will begin airing at 10 p.m. Eastern time on Pop TV. The show is staying on Thursday nights but is moving back two hours from its current 8 p,m. Eastern start time. With the change, Impact will now end at midnight.
PWinsider first reported the time slot change after it was indicated on Pop TV’s schedule.
Impact’s Bound for Glory pay-per-view is taking place at the Melrose Ballroom in Queens, New York on Sunday night. The first post-Bound for Glory episode will air next Thursday at the current 8 p.m. Eastern time slot (with a replay airing at 10 p.m.) before the change begins on October 25.
Impact drew its second-lowest number of the year last week, with the episode averaging 190,000 viewers. Here’s a look at Impact viewership since the company’s Slammiversary XVI PPV:
July 26 — 299,000 (post-Slammiversary episode)
August 2 — 248,000
August 9 — 168,000
August 16 — 210,000
August 23 — 212,000
August 30 — 225,000
September 6 — 236,000 (NFL regular season begins)
September 13 — 258,000
September 20 — 229,000
September 27 — 222,000
October 4 — 190,000