Battle of the Network Stars: Cops vs Sci-Fi/Fantasy (8/17)July 31, 2017
ABC’S ‘BATTLE OF THE NETWORK STARS’ CONTINUES ON AUGUST 17
Here are the teams for this new episode (** = returning to “Battle of the Network Stars”):
Cops (Marisol Nichols, Roma Maffia, **Adrian Zmed, Fred Dryer, Ryan Paevey)
Sci-Fi/Fantasy (**Lou Ferrigno, Vinnie Jones, Charisma Carpenter, Kevin Sorbo, Jill Wagner)
The hosts for “Battle of the Network Stars” are Mike Greenberg (@Espngreeny) and Joe Tessitore (@Joe_Tess) of ESPN; Cassidy Hubbarth (@CassidyHubbarth) and Cari Champion (@CariChampion) of ESPN are sideline reporters; plus Super Bowl 50 winner DeMarcus Ware (@DeMarcusWare) and MMA fighter/Olympian Ronda Rousey (@RondaRousey) are the team captains.
In an ode to ABC’s “Wide World of Sports,” 100 TV stars from 14 different network and cable companies will take their athleticism to a new level as they compete – to feel “the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat.” The summer event will pit teams of current and classic TV stars from multiple eras and different genres against one another in a variety of athletic games. Viewers can look forward to seeing a fresh take at some of the classic show’s sporting events like Tug of War, Archery, Kayak Relay, Obstacle Course and Dunk Tank – all from the site of the original series, the beautiful campus of Pepperdine University in Malibu, California.
“Battle of the Network Stars” is produced by Glassman Media and IMG, who also owns the format. The executive producers are Andrew Glassman, Will Staeger, Michael Antinoro and Chris Carlson.
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