A reality competition show, The Dunk King is hosted by Terrence J and Kenny Smith. Judges include Charles Barkley, Shaquille O’Neal, and Brent Barry.
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“THE DUNK KING” SET TO PREMIERE WEDNESDAY, MAY 18
Following TNT’s exclusive coverage of the 2016 NBA Western Conference Finals
Turner Sports is set to premiere The Dunk King, an all-new reality competition series on TNT, during the network’s exclusive coverage of the 2016 NBA Western Conference Finals. The definitive dunk competition show will feature top amateur dunkers from around the globe as they take center stage to showcase their best dunks for a chance at a $100,000 prize and the distinction of being named “Dunk King.”
The Dunk King, set to debut Wednesday, May 18, will feature four episodes – airing immediately following TNT’s coverage of the NBA Western Conference Finals Games 1-4 – following the dunkers from tryouts to the competition rounds.
Terrence J and Kenny Smith host the show with judges including NBA on TNT analysts Charles Barkley, Shaquille O’Neal and Brent Barry.
TNT, in its 32nd consecutive year of NBA coverage, will televise more than 40 NBA Playoff games – the most of any network – and the exclusive presentation of the 2016 NBA Western Conference Finals.
ABOUT TURNER SPORTS:
Turner Sports, a division of Turner, is an industry leader in the delivery of premium sports content across all multimedia screens. Turner Sports’ television coverage includes the NBA, Major League Baseball, NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship, ELEAGUE, boxing and professional golf. The company also manages some of the most popular sports destinations across broadband and mobile platforms including Bleacher Report and its top-rated Team Stream app, NCAA.com and the critically acclaimed NCAA March Madness Live suite of products, PGA.com and the Sports Emmy Award-winning PGA Championship LIVE, as well as an accompanying collection of mobile sites and connected device apps. Turner Sports and the NBA also jointly manage NBA Digital, a robust collection of offerings including NBA TV, NBA.com, NBA LEAGUE PASS, NBA Mobile, the NBA App, NBADLEAGUE.com and WNBA.com.
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