LeBron James Prepping Game Show for NBC

Pairs of two will compete for cash, with no athletic skill required.
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NBC is looking to an NBA star for its next game show.

The network is teaming with All-Star LeBron James for a game show in which everyday teams of two can compete for life-changing amounts of money, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.

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James and his Springhill Productions banner are producing the untitled game show, which is in the pilot stage. The series is casting for teams of two — couples, sisters, fathers and sons, etc. — that will compete together for life-altering amounts of money.

Produced by James and Andrew Glassman and his Glassman Media (Average Joe, Three Wishes) shingle, the game show offers people a chance to dramatically change their lives.

The NBC game show marks James' latest foray into TV. He's also an executive producer on Starz's Survivor's Remorse, a comedy inspired by his life that will head into its second season this year.

Casting submissions can be sent to www.dreamchancetv.com.

ESPN first reported the news.

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