THE FIGHT GAME WITH JIM LAMPLEY: A TRIBUTE TO MUHAMMAD ALI, an HBO Sports presentation exploring his impact on sports, culture and politics, debuts TUESDAY, JUNE 14 (11:00-11:50 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. The special will be hosted by the four-time Sports Emmy® winner, who has hosted HBO Boxing since joining the network in 1988.
Other HBO playdates: June 16 (4:15 p.m., 1:45 a.m.), 18 (5:15 a.m.), 19 (12:15 p.m.), 21 (11:30 a.m., 11:00 p.m.), 23 (12:30 p.m., 12:30 a.m.) and 27 (5:15 p.m.)
HBO2 playdates: June 15 (11:45 a.m., 8:00 p.m.), 18 (11:00 a.m.) and 22 (3:30 p.m.)
The show will also be available on HBO NOW, HBO GO and HBO On Demand.
The guest list for the special includes Hollywood icon Jack Nicholson, Muhammad Ali's longtime friend; former heavyweight champion George Foreman, who fought Ali in 1974; and rapper/film star LL Cool J. Also participating in multiple panel discussions will be social activist Harry Edwards; 1968 Olympic medalist Tommie Smith, who was stripped by the IOC for taking a stand at the medal ceremony; New Yorker journalist Kelefa Sanneh; boxer and HBO commentator Roy Jones Jr; HBO broadcaster Max Kellerman; and former HBO Sports commentator Larry Merchant, who covered Ali through his entire professional career.