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[10/21/19 - 06:20 AM]
CNBC Prime Builds Fall Roster with Original Series, "Back in the Game," Hosted by Alex Rodriguez and Executive Produced by Michael Strahan
In the series premiere, Alex enlists the expertise of his friend, serial entrepreneur, Marcus Lemonis, aka "The Profit," to help former heavyweight champ Evander Holyfield take control of his financial future.

[03/06/18 - 11:19 AM]
New CNBC Primetime Special "Back in the Game" Hosted by Alex Rodriguez Premieres Tuesday, March 13 at 10PM ET/PT
Rodriguez helps former NBA star Joe Smith, who has lost almost all of the 60 million dollars he earned in his career, get back on his feet.

[02/22/18 - 02:48 PM]
CNBC's "Back in the Game" Will Premiere on Tuesday, 3/13/18
From executive producer Michael Strahan and hosted by Alex Rodriguez, "Back in the Game" pairs ex-athletes in serious financial distress with money-savvy mentors who can help them get back on their feet.

[01/17/17 - 08:02 AM]
CNBC Expands Primetime Slate and Adds to Development Pipeline
The network today announced two returning series - "The Filthy Rich Guide" (spring) and "Jay Leno's Garage" (summer) both will be back for third seasons.

[01/15/15 - 12:44 PM]
CNBC Breaks Primetime Records in 2014 - Delivers Best Year Since 2001 in Primetime
Plus: "The Profit," featuring serial entrepreneur Marcus Lemonis who saves struggling businesses while investing his own cash in the process, will return for a third season in the spring.







BACK IN THE GAME (CNBC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
3/13/18 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (5 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 11/27/19; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from CNBC's press release, October 2019) Former Major League Baseball superstar Alex Rodriguez is no stranger to the comeback story. Now, he wants to help fellow celebrities get their shot at redemption on an all-new series, "Back in the Game." From Michael Strahan's SMAC Productions and Amber Mazzola's Machete Productions, "Back in the Game" premieres Wednesday, November 6 at 10pm ET on CNBC. Professional athletes and entertainers are some of the best paid people in the world. But the reality is, their careers are often short-lived and they can find themselves in serious financial distress when the big paychecks stop coming their way. In this four episode hour long series, the legendary baseball icon and mega-successful businessman, Alex Rodriguez, gives back by mentoring notables who have fallen on hard times and need help getting back on their feet.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Alex Rodriguez as Host
CREW INFORMATION:
· Alex Rodriguez as EP
· Amber Mazzola as EP
· Constance Schwartz-Morini as EP
· Elizabeth Jones as EP
· Marshall Eisen as EP (CNBC)
· Michael Strahan as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Machete Productions
· SMAC Entertainment