Spike to Air Viacom's New MMA Shows

October 2011
Multichannel News;10/31/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 41, p16
The article reports on the moves of Spike TV which will air live fights from Bellator Fighting Championships as its parent Viacom Inc. has purchased a majority interest in the franchise and hired producer Alex Eastburg as vice president of original series.


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