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ROH News: ROH losing weekly TV show on HDNet, ROH producer blogs on the news & ROH's TV future

Jan 12, 2011 - 11:25:52 AM
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By James Caldwell, Torch assistant editor

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Ring of Honor's weekly TV show on HDNet will cease airing after the April 4, 2011 edition. ROH and HDNet did not renew their two-year agreement, leaving ROH without a TV home.

ROH is scheduled for TV tapings in Philadelphia on January 21 & 22 to film the final episodes of ROH TV on HDNet.

ROH producer Dave Lagana blogged on what the news means to him and his experience working on the TV product after leaving WWE.

"On Tuesday, Ring of Honor announced that they had completed their two year contract with HDNet, bringing to an end the weekly show. It was a surprise to everyone and one that leaves a lot of questions about the future of ROH. HDNet was a great partner and honestly, without them, I don’t know if my career in wrestling would have continued after my time in WWE.

"I was given the chance to really spread my wings and produce the ROH on HDNet show. It was that trust that really exemplified the spirit of ROH. Ring of Honor has always been a place for great talent to showcase their ability and I believe it will continue that same mission into the future. Things will obviously change, but doesn’t progress require it?"

Link: Lagana's full blog can be read at iwantwrestling.com.


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