Wednesday, October 03, 2007

Hall "Hoover" Hunt on SPIKE TV (Oct. 18)

Joey Chestnut and Kobayashi Go Chew-For-Chew in Chicken Wing-Eating on Spike TV

Spike TV's new logo and tagline. (PRNewsFoto/Spike TV)

The World's Top 16 Eaters Step up to the Plate in Las Vegas on October 9
Airs on Spike TV October 18 at 11:00pm ET/PT
NEW YORK, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- With all the intensity of a Yankee-Red
Sox pennant race ... with all the cultural and historical significance of
Ali- Frazier ... with all the tradition of Army-Navy ... and with all the
international ramifications of USA vs. Russia hockey circa 1980 ... Spike
TV and Major League Eating present JOEY CHESTNUT vs. KOBAYASHI (and the
other top eaters in the world) in chicken wing (Buffalo Wild Wings(R)) and
potato wedge consumption in Las Vegas, Tuesday, October 9 from the Fremont
Street Experience in downtown Las Vegas.
(Logo: )
This one hour special, MLE Chowdown: Wedges And Wings, will air
Thursday, October 18 at 11:00pm ET/PT on Spike TV.
Joey Chestnut sits atop the competitive eating world following his
seemingly biblical performance on July 4th as he honored his country by
downing a jaw-dropping 66 hot dogs in 12 minutes. Chestnut, eating out of
San Jose, CA., topped his nemesis Kobayashi by 3 dogs and claimed the world
record. Now, he steps up to the plate once again on national television to
go chew for chew with Kobayashi in Buffalo Wild Wings(R) consumption.
Chestnut holds the world record of eating 7.5 lbs. of chicken wings in 12
minutes set this past May.
Joining Chestnut and Kobayashi will be the top Major League Eaters in
the world including Patrick Bertoletti (winner of Spike TV's St. 2007
Patrick's Day Chowdown), Tim "Eater X" Janus, "Humble" Bob Shoudt, Richard
LeFevre, Juliet Lee, and Hall Hunt.
This event marks the second MLE on Spike TV. The first, The St.
Patrick's Day Chowdown, featuring corned beef and cabbage, green donuts,
and jalapenos, drew a robust 739,000 viewers on March 17.
Christopher Martello is vice president, sports & specials, Spike TV.
Scott Fishman is executive in charge of production for Spike TV. David Baer
is executive producer for Shea Baer Productions, which will produce the
Major League Eating(TM) (MLE) is the world body that governs all
stomach- centric sport. There were 100 MLE events in 2006. Major League
Eating was developed by the International Federation of Competitive Eating
(IFOCE), which was established in 1997 by George and Richard Shea, who have
represented Nathan's Famous since 1988 and were responsible for developing
the July 4th International Hot Dog Eating contest into its current form.
Major League Eating produces events in the USA, England, Japan, Germany,
Thailand and Canada.
Spike TV is available in 91.6 million homes and is a division of MTV
Networks. A unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), MTV Networks is one of the
world's leading creators of programming and content across all media



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