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'The Next Great Champ' moves to sports cable

NEW YORK - Fox's "The Next Great Champ" isn't TKO'd, but the...network Fox Sports Net. "The Next Great Champ" had received disappointing...show off the air, claiming "The Next Great Champ" violated rules set up for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/08/tel_430748.shtml
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Scuffle over competing boxing shows lands in court

...allegedly unlawful bouts out of "The Next Great Champ" before it airs. Fox should...said. The filing against "The Next Great Champ," produced by boxer Oscar...Monica. It alleges that "The Next Great Champ" was produced on a "rushed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/19/tel_425808.shtml
Television
Boxing reality show finally makes it on the air

...series threw some real punches on Tuesday. Fox's "The Next Great Champ" takes 12 amateur boxers and has them compete for...by unanimous decision and sending Reyes home. "The Next Great Champ" had several familiar elements of a reality series...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/09/tel_428072.shtml
Television
Fall TV season: It's deja view all over again

...CSI," "Law & Order") or putting on shows that have the whiff of copycat about them ("The Contender" vs. "The Next Great Champ"). Television is used to milking ideas for all they're worth, but the trend is nearly overwhelming in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/29/tel_426854.shtml
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Fox denies accusations of reality show theft

...hijacking reality show concepts. NBC was smarting over Fox's plan to launch a reality series about boxing, "The Next Great Champ," after NBC announced its "The Contender," while ABC's wife-swapping show will be leapfrogged by one on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/17/tel_422466.shtml
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NBC exec criticizes Fox as reality TV 'imitators'

...response to the criticism, a spokesman said Saturday. Zucker said NBC isn't worried about Fox's boxing show, "The Next Great Champ" with Oscar De La Hoya. If it were, it would move up "The Contender," he said. NBC's Tuesday night show...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/12/tel_421965.shtml
Television
Study: TV series slight Hispanic characters

...Native American regular characters. On reality shows, white male hosts are the standard, the study found. "The Next Great Champ," which aired on Fox before moving to Fox Sports Net, had the sole Hispanic host with boxer Oscar De La Hoya...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/16/tel_437359.shtml
Television
ABC finds a hit in a suburban subdivision

...anywhere, but there have already been some notable failures this season: ABC's "The Benefactor," Fox's "The Next Great Champ" and NBC's "Last Comic Standing." It may auger a shift as subtle as network executives favoring scripted series...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/18/tel_431657.shtml
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ABC's "Desperate Housewives" gets top ratings

...for the week.The poor start has already claimed one casualty: Fox announced that its boxing reality series, "The Next Great Champ," was being shuffled off to Fox Sports Net. Last week's edition had only 4.4 million viewers.On cable's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/07/tel_430666.shtml
Television
Year-round season floods TV with new shows

...physical world, nothing is created or destroyed. Just made to look like something else. In April, Fox announced "The Next Great Champ," an upcoming reality series about boxing, not long after NBC announced "The Contender," an upcoming reality...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/16/tel_419146.shtml
Television