CBS News, Showtime to Launch '60 Minutes of Sports'

Monthly Sports-Themed Newsmag to Debut on Premium Network in November

Corporate cousins CBS News and Showtime are teaming up to launch a new sports-themed news magazine, 60 Minutes of Sports.  The company says it is the first time original 60 Minutes segments will appear on a cable network.

The monthly show is set to debut in November on Showtime. Executive producers will be Jeff Fager and 60 Minutes executive editor Bill Owens.

The planned format will include two original pieces -- handled by a dedicated unit of producers -- and an in-studio interview as well as one updated archive 60 Minutes piece.

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