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MILLION DOLLAR MILE
Air Date: Saturday, July 06, 2019
Time Slot: 8:00 PM-9:00 PM EST on CBS
Episode Title: (#105) "The Elite of the Elite"
[NOTE: The following article is a press release issued by the aforementioned network and/or company. Any errors, typos, etc. are attributed to the original author. The release is reproduced solely for the dissemination of the enclosed information.]

A FORMER WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL PLAYER GETS A FAST BREAK AGAINST "THE HARVARD HAMMER," A TRACK ALL AMERICAN ATHLETE, ON "MILLION DOLLAR MILE," SATURDAY, JULY 6

"The Elite of the Elite" - A former women's college basketball player gets a fast break against "The Harvard Hammer," a medical student who holds an All American title. Also, a self-taught gymnast goes for the gold against "The Beast from the East," one of Russia's leading stuntmen, on MILLION DOLLAR MILE, Saturday, July 6 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. The series is hosted by former college football champion and NFL quarterback Tim Tebow, with Matt "Money" Smith and Maria Taylor serving as play-by-play commentators.

Following are the runners featured in the episode:

JAMIE HAGIYA HOMETOWN: Redondo Beach, Calif. Age 33

ANDY KONIGSMARK HOMETOWN: Telluride, Colo. Age 40

SPENCER VANCE HOMETOWN: Pleasant Grove, Utah Age 26

ZAC TAYLOR HOMETOWN: Long Beach, Calif. Age 23

Following are MILLION DOLLAR MILE Defenders:

REBECCA HAMMOND "The Harvard Hammer" Age 26 HOMETOWN: Winters, Calif. CURRENT CITY: Somerville, Mass.

With brains and brawn, Rebecca is currently a fourth-year Harvard medical student and NCAA 1500 meter Track All American. This OCR prodigy recently took second place at both the Spartan American Championship and Spartan World Championships.

VEEJAY JONES "The Prodigy" Age 20 HOMETOWN: Lakeview Terrace, Calif. CURRENT CITY: Los Angeles, Calif.

Since 2015, Veejay has held the record as the youngest Spartan Race winner in history. This powerhouse, whose six-times-a-week workouts consist of running mountains, weight training and bouldering, can run a sub-five-minute mile and deadlift twice his body weight. He is currently the American OCR 3k Short Course Champion.

ISAIAH VIDAL "The Destroyer" Age 25 HOMETOWN: Marble Falls, Texas CURRENT CITY: Colorado Springs, Colo.

Isaiah is the most decorated OCR athlete in the world, celebrating the most wins in the history of the sport. He has competed in over 150 races, stood on the podium more than 80 times and holds the title of the youngest competitor ever to be a two-time finisher of the Spartan Death Race. He gained national attention in 2013 when he rode his bike from Austin, Texas to Killington, Vermont to compete in the Spartan World Championship. There, he placed top 10 in the world, and the next day, placed sixth in an Ultra Beast competition.

ERIK MUKHAMETSHIN "The Beast From the East" Age 28 HOMETOWN: Saint-Petersburg, Russia CURRENT CITY: Los Angeles, Calif.

Considered one of Russia's leading stuntmen, Erik is one of the world's most renowned free runners. He is celebrated as the Guinness World Record holder for both the furthest and highest wall flips and has podiumed at every event he has competed in since 2017.

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MILLION DOLLAR MILE (CBS)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
3/27/19 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (summer 2019)
TIME SLOT:
saturdays from 8:00 PM-9:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (10 episodes)
VISIT THE OFFICIAL WEB SITE
DESCRIPTION:
(from CBS's press release, November 2018) CBS is building a strong roster of reality programming at midseason with the premieres of two new unscripted competitions and the return of three fan favorites. The new high-stakes competition series MILLION DOLLAR MILE premieres Wednesday, March 27 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT), after the wrap of THE WORLD'S BEST. The show that features the most challenging obstacle course ever designed will test everyday athletes' physical and mental toughness. Standing in their way is a group of elite athletes with one mission: to stop the contestants from winning the money at all costs. Tim Tebow hosts, along with play-by-play commentators Matt "Money" Smith and Maria Taylor. Contestants will have the chance to win $1,000,000 every time they run the MILLION DOLLAR MILE.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Maria Taylor as Reporter
· Matt "Money" Smith as Reporter
· Tim Tebow as Host
CREW INFORMATION:
· Allison Grodner as EP
· LeBron James as EP
· Maverick Carter as EP
· Rich Meehan as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (competition)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Fly on the Wall Entertainment
· SpringHill Entertainment
· Warner Horizon Television