Press Release: Jim Cornette To Debut On ROH On HDNet

Matt Boone

MEDIA ALERT

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DALLAS (December 3, 2009)

JIM CORNETTE TO DEBUT ON “RING OF HONOR WRESTLING” ON HDNET

Catch professional wrestling legend’s ROH on HDNet debut Monday, December 7 at 8:00 p.m. ET

WHAT:     James E. Cornette, the legendary manager of the Midnight Express and widely regarded as one of the most brilliant minds in professional wrestling, will make his debut as the Executive Producer of Ring of Honor Wrestling this Monday at 8:00 p.m. ET on HDNet.

In his first official act, Cornette will address the locker room and in particular ROH World Champion Austin Aries.  Cornette has promised to “lay down the law” on Aries and announce a new order that will start with a ROH World Title defense later that night. Who will take on Aries  for the title? Tune in Monday night to find out.

To request a screener of this special event please contact Adam Swift at aswift@hd.net.

WHEN:    Monday, December 7 at 8:00 p.m. ET on HDNet with an encore presentation at 11:00 p.m. ET

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