Tim Tebow to Host CBS Physical Competition Series, “Million Dollar Mile,” Produced by LeBron James

Matt "Money" Smith, Tim Tebow, and Maria Taylor
Matt “Money” Smith, Tim Tebow, and Maria Taylor

Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow has landed a new gig as host of the forthcoming CBS physical competition series Million Dollar Mile from executive producers Allison Grodner and Rich Meehan with Fly on the Wall Entertainment and LeBron James and Maverick Carter with SpringHill Entertainment, as well as Warner Horizon Unscripted & Alternative Television.

Matt “Money” Smith and Maria Taylor will join Tebow as sports commentators in the 10-episode high-stakes physical competition series where contestants will have the chance to win $1 million every time they run the Million Dollar Mile. Standing in their way is the most challenging course ever designed and a group of elite athletes with one mission – to stop the contestants from winning the money at all costs. The series is in production in Los Angeles for broadcast on the CBS Television Network.

“Watching good people compete at their highest ability is always inspirational to me,” said Tebow. “Million Dollar Mile is a show that does just that – it motivates, thrills and is aspirational, and I’m excited to be hosting this show.”

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SOURCE: Dino-Ray Ramos
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