FSN to Debut Action-Sports Series10/31/2002 7:03 AM Eastern
Dubbing it the 'Access Hollywood of action
sports,' Fox Sports Net will debut a daily show in January covering the emerging
54321 will target the competitions, lifestyle music
and culture surrounding such action sports as skateboarding, surfing,
snowboarding and freestyle Moto-X, FSN executives said.
The half-hour show,
which will air at 5 p.m., will run on FSN's owned and
affiliated regional sports networks.
On-air hosts and other talent will be named at a later date.
The show will be part of FSN's three-hour afternoon block of action-sports
programming (4 p.m. to 7 p.m.), dubbed 'The Rush Hour.'
'The time has come for action sports, and the growing number of outstanding
athletes who participate in them, to have a regular television home,' FSN
president Tracy Dolgin said in a prepared statement.
'54321 is that home by
presenting all of the news, highlights and personalities that make action sports
so popular today,' he added.