Report: More Details Behind ROH’s Sale to Sinclair

Nick Paglino

As we reported yesterday, Ring of Honor was recently sold to the Sinclair Broadcast Group, which will provide a new television outlet for the wrestling promotion.

The Wrestling Observer has provided more details on the sale, and is reporting that at this point the show is scheduled to air in syndication, which means that the show’s air times will vary depending on the market in which it airs. The plan as of now is to air the show on Saturday nights.

The feeling is that Sinclair will offer a similar TV product as HDNet provided, but with improved production. The target date for the first taping is August, with the show debuting in September.

As far as creative is concerned, it’s being said that Jim Cornette and Hunter "Delirious" Johnston will oversee the wrestling product, and Joe Koff, who works for Sinclair, will act as ROH’s Vice President of Operations. It’s also being reported that WrestleZone’s own Kevin Kelly will be the lead announcer of the television product.

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