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24/7 PACQUIAO/ALGIERI PREMIERES SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8 ON HBO®

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Oct. 10 2014 – As a prelude to the upcoming HBO Pay-Per-View®showdown on Nov. 22 between world welterweight champ Manny Pacquiao and fast-rising challenger Chris Algieri,  HBO Sports will air “24/7 Pacquiao/Algieri,” an action-packed one episode, 30-minute special examining the 147-pound title showdown.

The “24/7 Pacquiao/Algieri” special will premiere Saturday, Nov. 8 at 1:00 a.m. (ET/PT) on HBO immediately following the live World Championship Boxing event from Atlantic City. The all-new documentary-styled presentation will explore the intriguing storylines connected to the Nov. 22 fight: one of the world’s most popular and famous athletes defending his crown versus a remarkably confident, poised and undefeated world junior welterweight champ from Long Island, whose journey to the highest-profile stage in the sport is unparalleled and reads like a Hollywood script.

        The quintessential underdog versus superstar storyline will be explored with”24/7″ cameras visiting Algieri at home on Long Island and in camp in Las Vegas as well as traveling to the Philippines to visit with Manny Pacquiao as he trains for the fight.

The 30-minute special narrated by Liev Schreiber and produced by HBO’s Emmy®-Award-winning “24/7” production team will also be available on the HBO On Demand® service, HBO GO® and atwww.hbo.com/boxing as well as various other new media platforms that distribute the series.

Additional programming elements for Pacquiao vs. Algieri that will air on HBO will be announced shortly.

 Other HBO playdates for 24/7: November 9 (11:00 a.m.), 10 (2:45 a.m.), 13 (2:30 p.m.), 18 (8:45 a.m.), 19 (6:00 p.m.), 21 (1:00 p.m. & 3:00 a.m.), and 22 (9:45 a.m.).

HBO2 playdates for 24/7: November 19 (8:00 p.m.) and 21 (4:15 p.m. & 11:30 p.m.).

HBO Signature playdates for 24/7: November 22 (5:30 p.m.)

All times are ET/PT.

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