Four Weeks of Special Boxing Programming Will Air Beginning Saturday, Nov. 17
HBO’s Emmy-Award®-winning reality series ‘24/7’ is returning to CNN, which will air replays of the all-new, all-access series 24/7 PACQUIAO/MARQUEZ 4, beginning Saturday, Nov. 17 at 1:00 a.m. ET/PT.
In the lead-up to the HBO Pay-Per-View® telecast on Dec. 8 in Las Vegas when Manny Pacquiao meets arch-rival Juan Manuel Marquez for the fourth time, CNN will present four consecutive weeks of 24/7 PACQUIAO/MARQUEZ 4. The series kicks off Saturday, Nov. 17 (1:00 a.m. ET/PT) with episode one, an all-new 30-minute documentary-style episode that focuses on the fighters’ first three bouts (2004, 2008 & 2011), which is the foundation of their rivalry.
New episodes of 24/7 PACQUIAO/MARQUEZ 4 will air on CNN on subsequent Saturdays – Nov. 24 (12 midnight ET/PT) and Dec. 1 (12 midnight ET/PT). The 24/7 finale will air on CNN on Friday, Dec. 7 (12 midnight ET/PT), less than 24 hours before the 147-pound welterweight match in Las Vegas.
33-year-old Manny Pacquiao (54-4-2, 38 KOs) is an international boxer making his seventh appearance on the 24/7 series. He is the lone congressional representative from the Sarangani province in the Philippines, who trains at the Wild Card Gym in Hollywood, CA. From Mexico, Juan Manuel Marquez (54-6-1, 39 KOs) is determined to break into the victory column in his fourth encounter with Pacquiao. This marks Marquez’s third appearance on 24/7.
In the past five years, HBO’s 24/7 franchise has earned 16 Sports Emmys® for production excellence. Narrated by Liev Schreiber, the fast-moving, documentary-styled production focuses on the training, commitment and sacrifices that prizefighters make in order to realize their dreams. The series follows the fighters and their teams both at camp and at home as excitement and anxiety builds for the big fight.
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