PCO Says ROH Had A Deal With TV Stations To Go Live Before The Pandemic

ROH had big plans before the pandemic.

Ring of Honor took all the precautions necessary when the pandemic hit at the start of 2020, canceling live events and shutting down television tapings before instituting a bubble in Baltimore to resume tapings.

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Speaking on Sean Waltman's Pro Wrestling 4 Life, PCO discussed the momentum lost by ROH due to the pandemic and losing a potential TV deal.

"It was really tough for Ring of Honor. We were one of the more secure companies as far as testing and (in the bubble). Not having fans and working in an empty arena of 5,000 seats with no one there has been super tough. We lost tons of steam and I think at one point we were supposed to go live against, not against, but with all the AEW events. We were supposed to be on Thursday or Friday nights. They had a deal going on with TV stations and when the pandemic hit, I feel like we were going for the (Stanley) Cup and now we're starting back. It's a tough go for the company, but it's part of life. It doesn't always go the way you think," he said.

ROH COO Joe Koff told Wrestling Inc in March 2020 that there was a plan on the table for a weekly ROH TV show.

ROH does have a weekly show that airs on Sinclair broadcasting station, ROH's website, and FITE TV.

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