TITLE

PUNCHING UP 'CONTENDER'

AUTHOR(S)
Adalian, Josef
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
Daily Variety;3/15/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 56, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on former boxing champion Sugar Ray Leonard's agreement to play a key role in National Broadcasting Co.'s (NBC) reality television program "The Contender." Production of the show by Mark Burnett, Jeffrey Katzenberg and Sylvester Stallone; Leonard's role as adviser and mentor to would-be boxing superstars; Speculation that Leonard might be interested in toplining his own boxing-based reality show.
ACCESSION #
12549715

 

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