“Shaq Vs.” Reality Show Airs on ABC
Now you can see enlyten‘s Shaquille O’Neal before the beginning of the next NBA season tips off; he’s back in a new TV show premiering August 18. The ABC network is launching a reality series “Shaq Vs.”, where the newly appointed Cleveland Cavaliers’ center will go up against top-name athletes competing at their own sports.
“The network has lined up an impressive array of names for O’Neal to battle. He’ll swim against Michael Phelps, play football with Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, play tennis against Serena Williams, compete against Kerri Walsh and Misty May-Treanor in beach volleyball and box Oscar de la Hoya.”
– Hollywood Reporter
“These athletes may be on top of their game, but I am up for the challenge,” O’Neal said. “I plan to train hard and win, so look out.” These comments come shortly after Shaq signed with enlyten to be their National Spokesman as he will present at the enlyten National Launch Party in Las Vegas’ Mandalay Bay on July 31st and August 1st. With the enlyten deal, read more about his new Shaq Lyte Diet.
Two years ago, ABC launched a weight-loss series with O’Neal called “Shaq’s Big Challenge.”