TNA tape library

few quick questions

1. would wwe be honestly interested in the TNA tape library?

2. How much would it honestly cost them (over/under 200k)?

3. Would anyone outside wwe be interested (which i assume no which would only drive the price down right)?

4. what would wwe do it?  throw it up on the network? make a flat line and fall of tna dvd?  use it for kurt angle and sting docs?

5. anything else im missing that you'd like to add?

1.  Yes, of course.  Vince made more money off WCW in DVD sales than he paid for the entire company by a lot.  Pretty sure getting the TNA library and doing a "Life and Death of…" set burying them would justify whatever paltry sum they would need to pay out.  
2.  There's a set rate that WWE offers for footage and I doubt TNA would need to exceed that.  
3.  WWE would be the only buyer.  
4.  As you noted, they'd make a couple of DVD sets mocking the death of the promotion and use the rest to pad out Sting Volume 2 or wacky YouTube shows about how stupid TNA was.
5.  Just to once again plug my Sporting News column from last year, which still draws numbers to this day.  Maybe DA should give me the timeslot instead:

WWE Looking to Sell It’s Tape Library?

In this article on, it says that the Warner Bros. is in talks to buy the WWE tape library. Although both the WWE and Warner Bros. have declined to comment, the story claims that the WWE is transitioning away from using their video library due to disappointing Network subscription sales

Here is the link

TNA wants to tape 4 to 6 weeks of shows at once

in the Impact Zone

I seem to remember some other wrestling promotion taping over a month of TV at a time in Florida in the early 90's trying to save money. 

That sure worked out great for that company, so I'm sure it will do even better now that there are even easier ways to find out spoiler results for shows.  

Dude, you gotta stop sending me these shitty c&p site "news" stories.  I have an Observer subscription and Dave talks about this stuff in much more detail and with actual credibility.
TNA is trying to get into either the Impact Zone again, or a venue in Vegas, and they're actually leaning towards Vegas because they can possibly make some money off tourists there, although getting talent in and out for tapings might be a big holdup with that. Taping on the road is costing them tons of money for absolutely no benefit, and although I don't blame them for making a go of it, they really should have done some due diligence before making that kind of investment without a backup plan.  But they were dying at the Impact Zone and SOMETHING had to be done.  If they can survive doing 6 weeks of TV at a time to save money, good on them.  No one gives a s--- about taped v. live TV anyway and only a small percentage of internet nerds even care about spoilers for those shows.  NXT is taped weeks in advance and I don't pay the least bit of attention to the tapings, so it's all new to me when I watch anyway.


———- Forwarded message ———-
From: "Geoff Stiltz" <[email protected]>
Date: 2013-08-29 6:15 PM
Subject: VHS tape GIVEAWAY
To: "Scott Keith" <[email protected]>

Hey Scott,

I have some old wrestling/mma VHS tapes from my trading days, and I was trying to figure out a better way to get rid of them besides throwing them away.  Since I no longer have a working VHS machine, they're free to any of your readers (they just pay shipping).  My e-mail is [email protected].  It's all or nothing, so all five tapes come as a pack.  See listing below:

Super J Cup 1994 (commercial release)
Pride Shockwave 2004 (tape-delay PPV US feed)

Pride Bushido Vol. 6 (tape-delay PPV US feed)

All Japan Best Tag Match Ever – Misawa/Kobashi vs Kawada/Taue 6.9.95

All Japan Pro Wrestling Classics Vol. 47, 48, & 49

    (includes Brody vs. Flair 2/3 falls, Funks vs. Brody/Hansen I & II, and much more)