via press release:
For the 17th year in a row, the Professional Bull Riders return to Billings, Mont. as CBS SPORTS SPECTACULAR broadcasts the fifth of nine PBR 15/15 BUCKING BATTLE on Saturday, May 5 (1:00-2:00 PM, ET; taped 5/4/12) from Rimrock Auto Arena. The BUCKING BATTLE features the Top 15 riders in the world against the 15 highest-ranked bulls. The 15 bulls will be randomly drawn prior to the event and assigned a position from one-to-15, while the Top 15 riders will be assigned their bull according to their standings. Craig Hummer, Ty Murray and Leah Garcia call the action for CBS Sports. CBS Sports’ Ken Mack serves as coordinating producer.
CBS SPORTS SPECTACULAR PRESENTS “THE PLAYERS CLUB” ON SUNDAY, MAY 6
CBS SPORTS SPECTACULAR broadcasts THE PLAYERS CLUB on Sunday, May 6 (1:00-2:00 PM, ET; taped 1/30-31/12) as 12 greats of Major League Baseball come together in Las Vegas, Nev. to compete in basketball shooting, a multi-sport skills competition (baseball hitting, football, soccer and archery), go-kart racing and poker. Every element of sport – agility, balance, strength, speed, flexibility, strategy, and mental discipline – will be tested. Hall of Famers and some future Hall of Famers including Bo Jackson, Randy Johnson, Wade Boggs, Steve Garvey, Ozzie Smith, Frank Thomas, Gary Sheffield, John Smoltz, Trevor Hoffman, Rob Dibble, Harold Reynolds and Joe Carter vie to win the competition and all-important bragging rights among them. Commentary of all the action is provided by host and former Major League Baseball pitcher David Wells, who is joined by Amber Wilson. CBS Sports Cory Fishman serves as coordinating producer.
CBS SPORTS BROADCASTS “MONSTER ENERGY AMA SUPERCROSS YEAR IN REVIEW” ON SUNDAY, MAY 6
CBS SPORTS SPECTACULAR broadcasts MONSTER ENERGY AMA SUPERCROSS, an FIM World Championship – YEAR IN REVIEW on Sunday, May 6 (2:00-3:00 PM, ET). Relive all of the checkered flags, tight turns, crashes and high-flying action of the 2012 MONSTER ENERGY SUPERCROSS season as we look back on the year in this season review show. Frank Frederick narrates the program for CBS Sports. CBS Sports’ Bryan Lilley serves as coordinating producer.