Fox Knocks 'Champ' to FSN

Umstead, R. Thomas
October 2004
Multichannel News;10/11/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 41, p20
Reports on the transfer of "The Next Great Champ", a boxing-reality series of Fox, to FSN. Statement issued by George Greenberg, executive vice president of programming and production of FSN, on the purpose of retooling the series; Failuire of the reality series' first four episodes to attract viewers; Reason for the decision of FSN to alter the show.


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