Fox Sports 1 to Air CELEBRATING CHAMPIONS: 2014 SPECIAL OLYMPICS USA GAMES, 6/30
As part of 21st Century Fox's Founding Partnership of the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games, Fox Sports announces CELEBRATING CHAMPIONS: 2014 SPECIAL OLYMPICS USA GAMES, a one-hour special chronicling the week-long celebration of the Games through the eyes of competing athletes, airs Monday, June 30, at 7:00 PM ET on Fox Sports 1.
The special is hosted by Mike Hill and Molly McGrath of Fox Sports 1's AMERICA'S PREGAME, which airs weeknights at 6:00 PM ET. Hill and McGrath also serve as the emcees for the 2014 USA Games Closing Ceremonies on Friday, June 20.
FOX Sports' coverage of the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games begins Wednesday, June 11, with the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games Torch Run Presented By Toys"R"Us. Interviews with athletes and law enforcement, as they travel with the 2014 USA Games' Torch, air later that evening during Fox Sports 1 programming.
21st Century FOX announced its Founding Partnership with the 2014 USA Games in November 2013. The network also serves as the Official Presenting Media Sponsor and provides broad exposure for the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games across its U.S. channels, which include Fox News Channel, FOX Business Network, FOX Broadcasting, FOX Sports, FX, National Geographic Channel, 28 local stations and Fox Sports 1. As Presenting Media Sponsor of the 2014 USA Games, 21st Century FOX has committed to media exposure across its cable and broadcast networks as well as its local stations, most notably WNYW and WWOR in New York and WTXF in Philadelphia.
WWE, a Founding Partner of the 2014 USA Games, is producing CELEBRATING CHAMPIONS: 2014 SPECIAL OLYMPICS USA GAMES. The 2014 Special Olympics USA Games rely on WWE's in-house production capabilities at its technically advanced, high-definition production facility. As the Games' Official Production partner, WWE films and co-produces the Opening Ceremonies, creates daily electronic press kits for national media and produces the one-hour special. WWE produces more than 11 hours of original weekly programming in the U.S. alone, and WWE programming is broadcast in more than 150 countries and 30 languages, reaching more than 650 million homes worldwide.