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24/7 Pacquiao vs. Rios Premieres Saturday Night on HBO

Fight Network Staff / November 6, 2013 - 11:36am

HBO Sports' groundbreaking "24/7" reality franchise, which has captured 17 Sports Emmy® Awards, returns for its 18th boxing installment with 24/7 PACQUIAO/RIOS, debuting SATURDAY, NOV. 9 (12:15-12:45 a.m. ET/PT), following the "HBO Boxing After Dark" tripleheader from Corpus Christi. The all-access series will provide exclusive behind-the-scenes access, along with in-depth interviews, as two elite fighters prepare for their intriguing welterweight showdown Nov. 23 at the Venetian CotaiArena in Macau, China.

Episode # 1

Debut: SATURDAY, NOV. 9 (12:15-12:45 a.m. ET/PT) immediately following Boxing After Dark

Other HBO playdates: Nov. 9 (5:25 a.m.), 10 (11:45 a.m.), 11 (1:30 p.m., midnight), 12 (7:30 p.m., 2:15 a.m.), 13 (9:30 p.m.), 14 (midnight), 15 (7:00 p.m.), 16 (9:30 a.m.), 22 (7:30 p.m.) and 23 (9:30 a.m.)

HBO2 playdates: Nov. 10 (11:00 p.m.), 15 (10:30 p.m.), 22 (11:15 p.m.) and 23 (1:40 p.m.)

HBO On Demand and HBO GO availability begins: Nov. 12.

Manny Pacquiao (54-5-2, 38 KOs) and trainer Freddie Roach look back at Pacquiao's recent loss to Juan Manuel Marquez and consider how they will approach this fight differently. Brandon Rios (31-1-1, 22 KOs) talks about his two classic encounters with Mike Alvarado. Both fighters embark on a worldwide media tour to publicize the Nov. 23 spectacle.

Episode two of 24/7 PACQUIAO/RIOS debuts Saturday, Nov. 16 (9:30-10:00 p.m.), while the finale debuts Thursday, Nov. 21 (10:00-10:30 p.m.), two nights before the high-stakes welterweight bout.

"Pacquiao vs. Rios" takes place at the Venetian Macao in Macau, China on Saturday, Nov. 23 at 9:00 p.m. (ET)/6:00 p.m. (PT), and will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View®.

The executive producer of 24/7 PACQUIAO/RIOS is Rick Bernstein; senior producer, Dave Harmon; coordinating producer, Bentley Weiner; producers, Harley Glantz, George Jakovic and Abtin Motia; writer, Aaron Cohen. Liev Schreiber narrates.

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