"SPORTS ILLUSTRATED" is coming to NBC and the NBC Sports Network.
The Time Inc. Sports Group and the NBC Sports Group announced on Monday they will partner to produce "SPORTS ILLUSTRATED", a monthly, hour-long sports magazine TV show. Emmy Award-winning Red Line Films will produce the show and Lexus will be the program's presenting sponsor.
The program, which will deliver the magazine's DNA of award-winning storytelling through feature segments, original reporting and commentary from SI's trusted journalists, will debut on July 24 at 9 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network. The show will also tap into the SI VAULT to spotlight classic SI stories from the past. "SPORTS ILLUSTRATED" is an iconic brand and the gold standard in long-form journalism," said John Miller, president of programming, NBC Sports. "This programming fits incredibly well with our rich history of storytelling, and partnering with "SPORTS ILLUSTRATED" for this show adds even more quality programming to NBC Sports Group's growing portfolio. (Source: NBC Sports Network)