By Tanner Simkins @TannerSimkins
Premium pay television network EPIX®, will announce the participants in the new version of the seminal “The Contender” boxing franchise this coming Wednesday. The all-new 12-episode season of the boxing competition series, the first of its kind to air on EPIX, is produced by Mark Burnett and his longtime executive producer Eric Van Wagenen. MGM Television has joined forces with Paramount Television to produce. The new season premieres August 24.
Our full breakdown of exclusive interview with Andre “Son of God” Ward, undefeated boxing champion and host of the upcoming season of “The Contender” on EPIX; and Eric Van Wagenen, executive producer, showrunner, “Mark Burnett’s The Contender” will be coming in future post