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Travel Channel greenlights new show Tailgate Takeover just in time for the Super Bowl

Excerpt from Broadcasting & Cable

Jan 16, 2013 12:39 am

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There’s no better time to cultivate interest in a show all about sports and steaks, hosted by Man v. Food star Adam Richman, than just before the American event that encapsulates the best of both.

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The tailgate before a game between USC and Syracuse. Neon Tommy / Flickr


Travel Channel has greenlit a new original series, Tailgate Takeover, which will be hosted by Adam Richman.

The series will spotlight the best tailgating across the U.S. at sports events, concerts, festivals and fairs, among others. The network ordered 13 half-hour episodes that will officially debut this summer.

A one-hour preview special, Super Bowl Tailgate Takeover, will air on Jan. 30 at 9 p.m.

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