SHAQ GOES UP AGAINST BEN ROETHSLISBERGER, ON "SHAQ VS"
"Shaq VS Ben Roethlisberger" -- Shaq will visit Ben Roethlisberger's home and take on the Super Bowl-winning quarterback in a quarterbacking challenge. While there, they will both train at the Pittsburgh Steelers' practice facility and end up in a traditional 7-on-7 game at Ambridge High School in Ambridge, PA before a packed house in the 7,500 seat stadium, on "Shaq VS," TUESDAY, AUGUST 25 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Rebroadcast: OAD: 8/18/09)
Mike Goldberg and Pat Tomasulo host, while Charissa Thompson serves as sideline reporter.
"Shaq VS" follows Shaq and his athletic adversary throughout the rigorous training process and the pre-game hype, including press conferences and interviews, all leading up to the final competition. To level the playing field, Shaq will negotiate a handicap with his opponent and train with a coach for one week leading up to each challenge.
"Shaq VS" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5/1 channel surround sound and Spanish subtitles via secondary closed captioning. A TV parental guideline will be assigned closer to airdate.
For more information on "Shaq VS," visit ABC.com.