One of the biggest stars in sports just received a 10-episode order from CBS for the new series “Million Dollar Mile” (working title). CBS announced the order for the show from the new Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James.
James is an executive producer on the competition series along with Maverick Carter, Allison Grodner and Rich Meehan. The project comes from Warner Horizon Unscripted & Alternative Television, Fly on the Wall Entertainment and SpringHill Entertainment.
“After shutting down the streets of a major city, the ‘Million Dollar Mile’ course goes up,” the announcement notes. “In this unprecedented television event series, contestants will have the chance to win $1,000,000 every time they run the Million Dollar Mile. Standing in their way is the most challenging course ever designed and a group of elite athletes with one mission — stop the contestants from winning the money at all costs.”
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