NBA TVs After Dark with Rick Fox Presented by Jeep to Premiere with Three New Las Vegas-Themed Episodes Starting Friday, July 10, at 1 a.m. ET
Thursday, July 9, 2015
NBA TV will premiere three new episodes of After Dark with Rick Fox Presented by Jeep starting Friday, July 10, at 1 a.m. ET. The three Las Vegas-focused shows – with episode two airing Saturday, July 18, at 1 a.m. and the third installment on Sunday, July 19, at 11 p.m. – will be hosted by NBA TV analyst Rick Fox. The former NBA star and television and film actor will visit with a wide range of sports, entertainment and lifestyle personalities throughout the series. All three premiere episodes will cap the night’s programming following NBA TV’s game coverage and The Starters from Samsung NBA Summer League 2015.
In the first 30-minute episode, Fox spends time with his co-stars from the recently released film Dope, taking a behind-the-scenes look at the movie’s recent premiere with producer and narrator Forest Whitaker, along with a visit to the recording studio with hip hop artist A$AP Rocky.
The Las Vegas nightlife is also showcased with a segment featuring Jermaine Dupri talking about his residency as a DJ at the Wynn’s Tryst nightclub, and his new single with Bow Wow. Also, Fox and his former Lakers teammate Shaquille O’Neal explore the city, with O’Neal – aka “DJ Diesel” – deejaying a party and then assisting in a wedding service. Fox also cooks with Michael Mina as the award-winning chef talks about his Las Vegas restaurants.
Future episodes will feature Inside the NBA’s Charles Barkley and NBA championship coach Steve Kerr on the golf course in Lake Tahoe, actor Donald Faison, former NBA All-Star Baron Davis on his Drew League documentary, performers from Cirque du Soleil and more.
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