First TNA Impact Wrestling TV show of 2013, Dot Net Weekly audio show, Al Snow in a zombie movie, CHIKARA's first match of 2013, Dean Hart, Vic Grimes, New Jack

Posted in: DOT NET DAILY
Jan 3, 2013 - 09:00 AM

By Chris Shore

-TNA Impact Wrestling is live again tonight for the company's first event of 2013. Sting makes his return as the build to Genesis continues. Join Chris Shore for live coverage as the show airs on SpikeTV beginning at 7:00 p.m. CT.

-Dot Net Members will be listening to the Dot Net Weekly audio show later today. Jason Powell and Chris Shore will discuss the news of the week as well as preview this year's Dot Net Yearly Awards. Become a Dot Net Member today and enjoy ad-free access, admission to the members' forum, and listen to hours of new audio content each week by signing up now via the Dot Net Members' Signup Page.

-TNA agent Al Snow is the star of a new independent film, Overtime. Snow plays a hitman trying to escape a horde of zombie aliens to make it home in time for his nine-year-old son's birthday. The movie is available on DVD Blu-ray and video on demand and you can see the trailer at

-CHIKARA has announced their first match of 2013 when Archibald Pack faces Mr. Touchdown at their February 9 show in Reading, PA. You can get all the details at

-Dean Hart, brother of WWE Hall of Famer Bret Hart, would've turned 59 today. Dean was diagnosed with Bright's disease in the late 1980s, eventually succumbing to kidney disease the night before the survivor series in 1990. His brother Bret went on to dedicate his match to Dean the next night.

-Former ECW wrestler Vic Grimes turns 50 today. Grimes, who had a very short run in WWE, is probably best known for tumbling off of a 20-foot scaffold in a match with New Jack in ECW and being thrown off a scaffold by New Jack later in XPW.

-In an interesting coincidence, New Jack (a/k/a Jerome Young) shares the same birthday as Grimes and also turns 50 today. New Jack has been quite the controversial character throughout the years. Besides the scaffold matches with Grimes, and the uncountable shoot interviews, new Jack was also involved in the infamous Mass Transit incident that almost all the end of ECW.

-There are no classic wrestling show scheduled for ESPN Classic tonight.

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