NHL ’24/7′: Top 10 Things To Look for in Upcoming HBO Reality Show

September 24th, 2010 by TAB BAMFORD Leave a reply »
On Thursday, the NHL announced that it had reached an exciting new partnership with HBO to film a reality show centered around two of the games great young teams before this year's edition of the Winter Classic.

"The fact that HBO Sports is going to use its Emmy-winning 24/7 to chronicle a month in the regular season of the NHL leading up to the Winter Classic in Pittsburgh between the Capitals and Penguins to us is an absolutely fantastic opportunities to bring hockey fans and, in fact, all sports fans an opportunity to see our players and see our game in ways that they've never been able to do it before and in ways that perhaps no fans of any sport have ever been able to do it before," said commissioner Gary Bettman on a conference call Thursday.

The 24/7 show chronicles the Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals during the regular season, something that has never been done before. They plan to begin filming in mid-November, with the first episode scheduled for broadcast on Dec. 15.

This intimate content, according to HBO president Ross Greenburg, is central to the idea behind the 24/7 franchise.

"[HBO will] bring you ...

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