TITLE

James game for 'SNL'

AUTHOR(S)
Learmonth, Michael
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Daily Variety;7/18/2007, Vol. 295 Issue 75, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that basketball player LeBron James will be hosting the season premier of the television program "Saturday Night Live." Television program producer Steve Higgins said that sports stars tend to be less frightened when hosting sports television program because they are used to performing in a live setting. With James, the television program hopes to reprise the successful perf of Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning, who hosted the previous season of the show.
ACCESSION #
25857243

 

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