“INTERNATIONAL FIGHT LEAGUE’S TOTAL IMPACT” PROGRAM TO DEBUT ON MARCH 13 ON MYNETWORKTV
New Series Chronicling IFL Stars’ Bout Action and Life Out of Ring Will Air Mondays 8-10 p.m.
NEW YORK, February 1, 2007 – A new television series, “International Fight League’s Total Impact,” which follows the athletes, coaches and personalities of the International Fight League, the world’s first team-based professional mixed martial arts organization, heads this spring’s new lineup on MyNetworkTV. The program will air each Monday from 8-10 p.m. across the entire MyNetworkTV network, which reaches more than 95% of U.S. homes, beginning on March 12. This marks the first regularly-scheduled over-the-air broadcast of the sport of mixed martial arts.
In the IFL, 12 five man teams (10 based in the United States, one based in Toronto and one in Tokyo) each with a world champion coach, will vie over a nine month, 11 event season for the first-ever IFL Championship. IFL cameras will cover the stories of each of the athletes both in and out of the ring, bringing fans all of the event and behind the scenes action. Segments will take viewers up close during the competition and also into the locker rooms, training routines, and home lives of this diverse set of athletes who are a part of the world’s fastest growing professional and recreational sport.
Each program will be re-broadcasted on Saturdays from 8-10 p.m. local time in each market.
About the IFLInternational Fight League™ (IFL) is the world’s first professional mixed martial arts sports league. IFL has its headquarters in New York, NY and offices in Las Vegas, NV. For more information about IFL, please see: www.ifl.tv
About MyNetworkTVMyNetworkTV is a primetime general entertainment broadcast television network. Targeted to Adults 18-49 and broadcast television’s only all Hi-Definition network, it reaches over 95% of the country. MyNetworkTV provides its affiliates 12 hours of programming Monday through Saturday. Currently, MyNetworkTV airs Twentieth Television’s dramas “Wicked Wicked Games,” starring Oscar-winning actress Tatum O’Neal, and “Watch Over Me,” with Dayanara Torres, Casper Van Dien and Catherine Oxenberg. For more information, please visit www.mynetworktv.com.