[11/01/06 - 08:59 PM]
Michael Irvin, Eric Dickerson, Jose Canseco, Darryl Strawberry, Roy Jones JR., Bruce Smith, Wade Boggs Among Those to Star in 'Pros Vs Joes' on Spike TV
Also on board: Andre Reed, John Starks, Vince Coleman, Kordell Stewart, Andre Rison, Tim Hardaway, Grant Fuhr, Rob Dibble, Rik Smits, Will Clark, Spud Webb, Kevin Willis, Randy Couture, Mark Jackson, Robby Ginepri, and Cobi Jones.

[via press release from Spike TV]

Michael Irvin, Eric Dickerson, Jose Canseco, Darryl Strawberry, Roy Jones Jr., Bruce Smith, Wade Boggs Among Those to Star in 'Pros vs Joes' on Spike TV

New Season of Hit Reality Series Premieres January '07

NEW YORK, Nov. 1 -- America's most bold and outspoken armchair quarterbacks clearly haven't learned their lesson from some of sports' biggest names. Spike TV premieres a new 10-episode season of the popular sports-themed reality series, Pros vs. Joes, featuring regular guys competing in a variety of sports against an incredible array of sports legends in January 2007.

Season two of Pros vs. Joes features many of sports' biggest and most talked-about athletes over the last twenty years. The impressive roster includes:

Michael Irvin, Eric Dickerson, Wade Boggs, Jose Canseco, Darryl Strawberry, Bruce Smith, Roy Jones Jr., Andre Reed, John Starks, Vince Coleman, Kordell Stewart, Andre Rison, Tim Hardaway, Grant Fuhr, Rob Dibble, Rik Smits, Will Clark, Spud Webb, Kevin Willis, Randy Couture, Mark Jackson, Robby Ginepri, and Cobi Jones.

Pros vs. Joes will be taped at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Ca. The series is hosted by former USC running back and Los Angeles sports television/radio personality, Petros Papadakis.

Season One (March-May 2006) averaged a robust 1.0 household rating, with a 1.06 in M18-49, a 1.24 in M18-34 and an average audience of 1.1 million viewers.

Pros vs. Joes is produced by Mess Media and MY Entertainment. Serving as executive producers are Scott Messick, President, Mess Media; Michael Yudin, President of MY Entertainment; and Joe Townley. Sharon Levy and Tim Duffy are Executives in Charge of Production for Spike TV.

Spike TV, the first network for men, is available in 90 million homes and is a division of MTV Networks. MTV Networks, a division of Viacom International Inc. (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B).


  [november 2006]  


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