Showtime, CBS to launch 'Fight Camp 360°: Pacquiao vs. Mosley'
Showtime has done a very nice job with it's "Fight Camp 360°" for the Super Six World Boxing Classic. Now, with Manny Pacquiao and Shane Mosley the subject of another Fight Camp, the series will be getting national network exposure on CBS.
Here is a portion of the release sent out today by Showtime:
NEW YORK (Feb. 10, 2011)—SHOWTIME Sports is producing a four-part documentary series titled FIGHT CAMP 360°: Pacquiao vs. Mosley to air on both CBS and SHOWTIME that will give fight fans unprecedented access into the lives of boxing superstars Manny Pacquiao and “Sugar” Shane Mosley. The SHOWTIME critically acclaimed series will follow both fighters through their unique preparations leading up to the year’s biggest event on the boxing calendar—the forthcoming WBO welterweight championship clash and SHOWTIME PPV event on May 7 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
“This series will open a lot of eyes and surprise casual television viewers as well as boxing enthusiasts,” said Ken Hershman, Executive Vice President and General Manager, SHOWTIME Sports. “These athletes are global personalities that transcend sports, and their path to an event of this scope is complex, provocative and quite entertaining. From Pacquiao’s home and life as a Congressman in the Philippines to Mosley’s high-altitude training camp in Big Bear, Calif., and into the offices of Top Rank Inc. in Las Vegas, FIGHT CAMP 360°: Pacquiao vs. Mosley will turn a powerful backstage spotlight on this marquee boxing event.”
The series premieres on Saturday, April 2 on CBS (12:00 p.m. ET/9 a.m. PT) before the network’s coverage of the Men’s NCAA Basketball Championship Final Four.
Below are the premiere dates and times for FIGHT CAMP 360° Pacquiao vs. Mosely
Episode 1: CBS, Saturday, April 2, 12 p.m. ET/9 a.m. PT and SHO, Saturday, April 16 10 p.m. ET/PT
Episode 2 : SHO, Saturday, April 23, 10 p.m. ET/PT
Episode 3: CBS, Saturday, April 30, 8 p.m. ET/PT
Episode 4: SHO, Friday, May 6, 10 p.m. ET/PT and CBS, Saturday, May 7, 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT