Thursday, May 26, 2005

The Contender

I've been religiously watching The Contender for the past few months. It's a great show. The boxers are all likeable, entertaining people who you want to root for, and the storytelling & editing is fantastic, signature Mark Burnett (see also: Survivor & The Apprentice). The Contender season finale Tuesday night featured two great fights. My summary wouldn't do it justice, so I'll just link to my favorite sports columnist for a summary of the finale, and a column he wrote earlier in the season (subscription required). I really hope this show returns for another season. And if you haven't caught an episode yet, try to catch the re-runs on MSNBC.

3 comments:

Redwolf056 said...

I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but I'm fairly sure the show got cut at the upfronts last week. Sorry.

JDiddy said...

I missed last week's episode. I was pulling for Brinkley, but I guess he couldn't cut the mustard. By the way, what happened to Sly? He looks like he's made of wax.

Wakechick said...

Redwolf--That sucks. Maybe it'll find new life on cable.

jdiddy--Too much botox. It's a common Hollywood tale.