Posted September 4, 2013 by Global Vito in Sports

Lebron Debuting Sitcom Series On STARZ?!

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“I think the main thing for me is, first of all, making it out of a place where you’re not supposed to. You’re supposed to be a statistic and end up like the rest of the people in the inner city — (and) being one of the few to make it out and everyone looking at you to be the savior,” the Miami Heat superstar said in a phone interview last week.

“When you make it out, everyone expects for — they automatically think that they made it out and it’s very tough for a young, African-American 18-year-old kid to now hold the responsibility of a whole city, of a whole community. I can relate to that as well,” said James, who was 18 when he came to the NBA and is now a 28-year-old veteran.

“It’s definitely not an autobiographical series about my life or LeBron’s life; it’s fictional characters living in a fictional world,” said Maverick Carter, before adding with a laugh: “LeBron is actually too famous, he would screw the show up if I tried to make a show about him.”

Starz CEO Chris Albrecht said the show would be different for the channel, whose original programming includes the recently launched “The White Queen.”

“It’s a contemporary piece, which we’ve been trying to find,” he said. “But mostly it’s an opportunity to bring us into a world where guys as producers and a terrifically talented guy as a writer who I think are going to take the audience on an interesting, fun and I would bet funny ride. – nypost

James is developing the show with his longtime friend and business partner, Maverick Carter; Tom Werner, the producer behind classic shows like “Roseanne” and “The Cosby Show”; and actor Mike O’Malley, who will be an executive producer and is the show’s writer. Paul Wachter will also be an executive producer. – nypost


ing “Lebron” James hailing from the defending champion Miami Heat is now dabbling into the TV business with a brand new (fictional) sitcom series on STARZ titled “Survivor’s Remorse!” He will not be featured on the show, but is the one of the executive producers of the show! The 30-minute show, which will be based in North Philadelphia, will explore the lives of two men from the streets who attain fame — one is an NBA star and one is not — and how they deal with friends and families in the wake of that success. Lebron is partnering up with his good friend Maverick Carter and Tom Werner, who together assembled the Fenway Sports Group in 2011, which combines sports, media and entertainment! Actor Mike O’Malley will be a writer and executive producer and Paul Wachter will also be an executive producer for the show! Check out details above!