January 3, 2008 (Charlotte, NC) – The National Wrestling Alliance® and Colours Television announced today that the “NWA,, Wrestling Showcase” will premiere on Wednesday January 16, 2007 on Dish Network Channel 9407. The program will air at 9:00 PM (EST)/6:00 PM (PST) and replay 2:00 AM (EST – Thursday)/11:00 PM (PST – Wednesday).
The hour long program features NWA,, World Heavyweight Champion “Scrap Iron” Adam Pearce, NWA,, World Tag Team Champions “The Real American Heroes” Joey Ryan and Karl “Machine Gun” Anderson, NWA,, Junior Heavyweight Champion Mike Quackenbush, NWA,, Ladies World Champion The Amazing Kong, NWA,, North American Champion Mike DiBiase and NWA,, National Champion Pepper Parks. Other personalities you can expect to see are Blue Demon, Jr., Nicho the Millionaire (formerly Psicosis), Rob Conway, “Special E” Dinsmore, Puma, Rocky Romero, Cassandro the Exotic, the team of Los Luchas and many, many more!
Robert K. Trobich, NWA,, Executive Director said: “I’m very pleased with our progress over 2007 and it is my hope the addition of the “NWA,, Wrestling Showcase” will continue our climb. I told the fans to give us a chance and that they would not be disappointed and I believe we have delivered. I’m not only excited that we will be returning to television with an NWA,, branded program, but equally excited about the vast talent pool we have available. It is our goal to showcase as many talents from the United States and Canada, as well as continuing our relationships with the overseas NWA,, Members in Europe and Japan, the Luchadores from Mexico, and IWA in Puerto Rico.”
From January 18 to April 2008, Las Vegas and the Plaza Hotel and Casino will play host to the monthly tapings. Joining the NWA,, on this venture is legendary Las Vegas Stage Producer John Stuart.
John Stuart stated: “I have been promoting spectaculars all of my adult life. We (John Stuart Productions, Inc.) are very good with creating brand awareness and building on existing brands. What I saw from the NWA,, during their stay at the Orleans Arena was nothing short of tremendous. It is my hope that this type of Americana will once again see the popularity it once enjoyed.”
Tickets to the event are on sale now at the Plaza Hotel and Casino Box Office or by calling 800-619-9496. “NWA,, Wrestling Showcase” will be made available starting in February on www.nwawrestling.com.
The National Wrestling Alliance® is the world’s oldest and largest sanctioning body of professional wrestlers and promoters. Since 1948, virtually every major wrestling star climbed through the ranks of the NWA,,. In 2008 the promotion will celebrate 60 years of entertaining millions of pro wrestling fans worldwide.
John Stuart Productions has an extensive and diverse team of unmatched artists and experts in every field of entertainment production, set designers to cast members, sound technicians to musicians, JSP provides full-service production for stage, theater, television or any live event. Currently JSP holds the rights theatrical rights to Legend’s in Concert, Dick Clark’s American Bandstand LIVE!, Blues Brothers Revival, Las Vegas Motor Speedway and Ripley’s Believe it or Not. From concept to creation, John Stuart Productions is Las Vegas’ premiere show producer.
NWA,, Pro Wrestling Media Relations 818-232-0770