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TBS to Televise Debut Episode of ELEAGUE | Road To The International Dota 2 Championships Tomorrow, Aug. 4, at 10 p.m. ET/PT

TBS to Televise Debut Episode of ELEAGUE | Road To The International Dota 2 Championships Tomorrow, Aug. 4, at 10 p.m. ET/PT

Premiere Episode to Introduce Team Dynamics & Showcase Trials of Pro Competition

ELEAGUE, the premium esports tournament and content brand from Turner and IMG, will present ELEAGUE | Road To The International Dota 2 Championships – ELEAGUE’s first-ever episodic feature series – Friday, Aug. 4, at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

Click HERE for a trailer from the first episode.

The premiere will introduce viewers to two professional Dota 2 teams: OG, the only team to have won four Major tournaments and a favorite to contend for the championship; and compLexity, a hopeful underdog that must advance from a challenging qualification process to earn a trip to Seattle. The first episode will capture the dedication, training regimens and lifestyles required to compete at the game’s highest level.

ELEAGUE | Road To The International Dota 2 Championships will continue over the next three Fridays with new episodes airing Aug. 11 at 10 p.m. and Aug. 18 at 11 p.m., before the finale on Aug. 25 at 10 p.m.

About ELEAGUE
ELEAGUE is the premium esports tournament and content brand formed in partnership between Turner and IMG that officially launched in 2016. A leader in the delivery of live event experiences, ELEAGUE content is widely distributed across leading digital platform Twitch, along with showcase programming airing on Turner’s TBS, a fully-distributed cable television network. In its first year, ELEAGUE produced two seasons featuring Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, along with the first-ever Overwatch® Open. As recognition of its industry-wide impact, ELEAGUE was awarded its first-ever CS:GO Major, originating from Atlanta in January 2017. The ELEAGUE Major Grand Final drove ELEAGUE’s Twitch channel to a record peak of more than one million concurrent streams, in addition to a reach of 3.6 million total viewers on TBS throughout the tournament. ELEAGUE received a Sports Emmy® nomination for Outstanding Studio Design and Art Direction in March 2017. In August 2017, ELEAGUE made its first entry into feature-length premium episodic content with the launch of ELEAGUE | Road To The International Dota 2 Championships.

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