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CBS SPORTS SPECTACULAR LOOKS BACK AND FORTH AT MONSTER JAM ON SATURDAY, DEC. 24
CBS SPORTS SPECTACULAR airs the 2012 ADVANCE AUTO PARTS MONSTER JAM PREVIEW SHOW on Saturday, Dec. 24 (5:00-6:00 PM, ET or 3:00-4:00 PM, ET in late NFL markets) featuring a look back at the 2011 Racing & Freestyle events. The one-hour special also looks ahead at the upcoming 2012 season, including new trucks and a sneak peak at the Grave Digger 30th anniversary tour and features Grave Digger, Maximum Destruction, Monster Mutt, Advance Auto Parts Grinder, Lucas Oil Crusader, Son Uva Digger, Avenger and more. Scott Douglas narrates the special. CBS Sports’ Steve McKee serves as coordinating producer.
CBS SPORTS SPECTACULAR REVIEWS AND PREVIEWS MONSTER ENERGY AMA SUPERCROSS ON CHRISTMAS DAY
Last year will be remembered as the greatest season ever as CBS SPORTS SPECTACULAR relives the thrill and excitement of the epic title chase with the MONSTER ENERGY AMA SUPERCROSS, an FIM World Championship PREVIEW SHOW on Christmas Day, Sunday, Dec. 25 (2:00-3:00 PM, ET). The show, which also looks ahead to the 2012 season, features the five fastest Supercross riders in the world including last year’s top rookie Trey Canard; two-time champion Chad Reed; 2010 Supercross titlist Ryan Dungey, current champion Ryan Villopoto and two-time series champion James Stewart. Frank Frederick narrates the show. CBS Sports’ Bryan Lilley serves as coordinating producer.
CBS SPORTS SPECTACULAR PRESENTS PART II OF TWO-PART DOCUMENTARY “THIRD AND LONG” ON CHRISTMAS DAY
CBS SPORTS SPECTACULAR airs Part II of a two-part documentary, THIRD AND LONG presented by State Farm, on Christmas Day, Sunday, Dec. 25 (4:00-6:00 PM, ET). Narrated by 1980’s Public Enemy rapper, author and producer Chuck D, THIRD AND LONG explores and celebrates the history, racial struggles, sacrifices and triumphs of African Americans in professional football from 1946, with the re-integration of the sport after a 13-year exclusion of Black players, through 1989, when Art Shell was named the first Black head coach of the NFL’s modern era. CBS Sports’ Suzanne Smith serves as coordinating producer.
Harold Bryant is Executive Producer and Vice President, Production, CBS Sports.
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