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Fox Sports 1, Mike Tyson Team For New Cable Network Series

Wall Street Predicts News Corp Will Score With Fox Sports 1Wall Street Predicts News Corp Will Score With Fox Sports 1

Fox Sports 1 and boxing icon Mike Tyson today announced that their new series Being Mike Tyson will spearhead programming on the newly announced “national multi-sport network”. Tweeted @FoxSports: “The first big name to hit #FS1 this fall – @MikeTyson. The BEING: Mike Tyson series is now in production.” Earlier today NewsCorp COO Chase Carey described the Fox Sports 1 venture as a smart long term investment that could grow into “a multibillion dollar franchise” with its combination of licensed sports rights and original programming. The new network launches in August.

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