LeBron James has secured a new CNBC series called “Cleveland Hustles,” the network announced Thursday.
In the show, James and his longtime friend and business partner Maverick
“Cleveland Hustles” is produced by SpringHill Entertainment and Magical Elves, with James and
James has become increasingly involved in the entertainment industry as of late. He recently appeared in the Amy Schumer comedy blockbuster “Trainwreck” and signed a deal to develop movies and TV shows with Warner Bros. under his SpringHill Entertainment banner. He is also an executive producer on the Starz series “Survivor’s Remorse.”
In October, James signed on to executive produce a new game show called “The Wall” for NBC. Chris Hardwick will also executive produce, in addition to hosting the show.
In addition, CNBC unveiled plans for “The Partner,” a new series featuring businessman and investor Marcus Lemonis. In “The Partner,” also debuting in summer 2016, Lemonis searches for the perfect person to help him run the businesses that he has saved from the brink of disaster.