Pacquiao/Marquez 24/7 Debuts Saturday on HBO
|Written by The Sweet Science|
|Tuesday, 18 October 2011 21:44|
HBO SPORTS’ 24/7 PACQUIAO/MARQUEZ,
A FOUR-EPISODE, ALL-ACCESS SERIES LEADING UP TO THE
PAY-PER-VIEW SHOWDOWN AT THE MGM GRAND IN LAS VEGAS,
DEBUTS OCT. 22, EXCLUSIVELY ON HBO
HBO Sports’ groundbreaking “24/7” reality franchise, which has captured 14 Sports Emmy® Awards, returns for its 11th boxing installment with 24/7 PACQUIAO/MARQUEZ debuting SATURDAY, OCT. 22 (10:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT). The series follows two elite fighters as they prepare for the third chapter of their spirited rivalry, an electric pay-per-view showdown at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Nov. 12.
Episode # 1
Debut: SATURDAY, OCT. 22 (10:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT)
Other HBO playdates: Oct. 22 (12:45 a.m.), 23 (8:00 a.m.), 24 (6:30 p.m., midnight), 25 (8:30 p.m.), 26 (9:30 a.m., 1:00 a.m.), 27 (6:00 p.m.), 28 (12:30 a.m.) and 29 (10:30 a.m.), and Nov. 11 (7:00 p.m.) and 12 (9:30 a.m.)
HBO2 playdates: Oct. 23 (11:30 p.m.) and 28 (8:30 p.m.), and Nov. 10 (11:00 p.m.) and 11 (11:30 p.m.)
HBO On Demand availability begins: Oct. 24
The Philippines’ most famous citizen, Manny Pacquiao (53-3-2, 38 KOs), opens training camp in Baguio City, while challenger Juan Manuel Marquez (53-5-1, 39 KOs) begins his preparations in the familiar surroundings of Mexico City.
Episodes two and three of 24/7 PACQUIAO/MARQUEZ debut on subsequent Saturdays – Oct. 29 (10:00-10:30 p.m.) and Nov. 5 (9:45-10:15 p.m.) – while the finale debuts Friday, Nov. 11 (8:30-9:00 p.m.), the night before the high-stakes welterweight title bout. All four episodes will have multiple replay dates on HBO, and the series will also be available on HBO On Demand® and HBO GO®.
“Pacquiao vs. Marquez III” takes place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, Nov. 12 at 9:00 p.m. (ET)/6:00 p.m. (PT), and will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View®.
The executive producer of 24/7 PACQUIAO/MARQUEZ is Rick Bernstein; senior producer, Dave Harmon; producers Abtin Motia and Harley Glantz; writer, Aaron Cohen. Liev Schreiber narrates.