CBS' '60 Minutes' To Produce Sports Program For Showtime

In "a cooperative effort between corporate siblings" -- a broadcast and a pay cable network -- CBS' "60 Minutes" will produce a monthly sports newsmagazine featuring a mix of specially created content as well as updated stories from the "60 Minutes" archive, which will appear on Showtime starting in November, writes Brian Stelter. "The new program may be a sign of Showtime’s eagerness to challenge its bigger rival HBO in the category of sports," he adds. "For many years HBO has televised a monthly sports newsmagazine, 'Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel.'"

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