If you've already read both the WWE and AEW versions of this column, then you'll already be fully aware that only the onscreen developments for Impact Wrestling will be talked about throughout this column. While they've mostly kept their act together for the duration of these uncertain times, much more disruptive events have recently gone on behind the scenes. For the purposes of reviewing Impact's first half of 2020, however, they will go unmentioned.
What started as an exciting year for Impact with the truly remarkable Hard To Kill pay-per-view has only increased in quality over the last six months. Each passing episode of television typically leaves more questions than answers, particularly when there's a big pay-per-view/special approaching. With one of the best rosters in wrestling today, mixing established names from the independent circuit with young up and comers and a handful of well-known stars of yesteryear, the company has reached new heights so far in 2020.
The in-ring action has gotten even more wonderful than it already was this time last year, the majority of the storylines make sense, characters are able to be developed over time so we're not seeing the same old thing month in and month out, and, perhaps most importantly, the wrestling itself is the most important aspect of the show. No show-opening 20 minute promo in Impact Wrestling, just straight into the action - for the majority of the episodes, at least.
Let's get to it...