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whitewolf8214
06-15-2011, 11:02 AM
RING OF HONOR ANNOUNCES DETAILS OF NEXT WEEK'S PRESS CONFERENCE TO DISCUSS SINCLAIR BROADCASTING PURCHASE AND TV DEBUT
By Mike Johnson on 2011-06-15 10:13:39
Ring of Honor issued the following press advisory this morning:
BALTIMORE, MD– On Friday, June 24th, Ring of Honor Wrestling will hold a special live press conference to reveal details of it’s fall debut of ROH on Sinclair Broadcast Group’s television stations.

Appearing in person at this event to give statements and answer questions will be new Ring of Honor COO Joe Koff, ROH founder/former owner Cary Silkin, and ROH TV executive producer Jim Cornette.

They will be joined by a large number of ROH stars, including World Tag Team Champions Charlie Haas and Shelton Benjamin, World Champion Eddie Edwards, top contenders Davey Richards, the Briscoe Brothers and more.

Hosted by the voice of ROH television, Kevin Kelly, the event will also preview that weekend’s ROH pay-per-view event, Best In The World 2011, live from the Manhattan Center in New York on June 26th.

The press conference will be beamed live via satellite to many Sinclair affiliates, and will be available for viewing in it’s entirety on the internet at www.rohwrestling.com following it’s conclusion.

The event is open to mainstream media and wrestling press alike, but as studio space is limited only those obtaining advance press credentials through Ross Abrams at rohhelp@aol.com will be admitted. Press should arrive at the studios of WBFF FOX 45, 2000 West 41st Street in Baltimore, no later than 12:15PM on Friday June 24th. The event begins promptly at 1PM.

About Ring of Honor:
Ring of Honor Wrestling, synonymous with the best in-ring action in the sport, is known for its’ athleticism and professional wrestling style while providing fans an entertaining, hard-hitting performance. Ring of Honor produces weekly, original 1-hour television wrestling programs and presents more than two dozen live evnts in various cities per year. The major live events are also broadcast worldwide via internet pay-per-view. DVDs, T-shirts and other ROH merchandise are available for sale at each tour venue and through their internet site, www.rohwrestling.com. About Sinclair: Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.,one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies, owns and operates, programs, or provides sales services to 58 television stations in 35 markets. Sinclair’s television group reaches approximately 22% of US television households and is affiliated with all major networks.
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whitewolf8214
06-15-2011, 11:03 AM
i hope they get a tv deal and get in more markets and become a compeitor to wwe and tna needs to step it up too :)

Geronimo
06-16-2011, 08:45 AM
Sinclair itself is in mostly smaller markets. If it is going to take off it needs affiliates in larger markets. It has been awhile since wrestling was a big deal in OTA syndication but it used to be the bread and butter of the sport. Heckbetween the WWF and NWA Saturday used to be wrestling day.

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