New Japan Professional Wrestling went via 2020 and not using a tv deal in the USA.
In December 2019, it was revealed the tv deal between AXS TV and NJPW would come to an finish because the promotion introduced they might not be airing any TV content material in the USA for the yr.
Quick ahead to the announcement by the promotion earlier this month at Wrestle Kingdom 15 that they’ve struck a brand new tv take care of an American broadcaster. Nonetheless, they didn’t reveal the community that they signed a brand new take care of or when it will begin.
It seems that this deal won’t be a game-changer for NJPW. Dave Meltzer reported within the newest version of the Wrestling Observer E-newsletter that NJPW won’t be on a significant community.
“Clearly the TV deal nonetheless hasn’t been finalized though the announcement may come at any time when it’s. I’ll simply say that it’s not one thing folks would think about main.”
Throughout latest occasions, NJPW has had their commentators make remarks relating to the colour purple. This has induced followers to take a position this may very well be a touch relating to the brand new deal. The announcement introduced by NJPW relating to the deal additionally had a purple tint. Just a few streaming networks function purple comparable to Pluto TV, Roku, Twitch, HBO Max.
Apparently the massive trace over #NJPW’s television offers within the US and UK includes the color purple.
Title some TV Networks in each nations which have purple logos presently.#NJWK15 pic.twitter.com/hyPl2tYzkU
— Storytelling In Spandex (@Spandex_Pod) January 4, 2021