For many people, the neighborhood barbershop is a surrogate community center—a place to meet friends, neighbors and local characters while engaging in spirited and free-ranging conversation about the world around us.
Now, HBO Sports is collaborating with Uninterrupted, LeBron James and Maverick Carter’s award-winning digital media company, to present the innovative, unscripted series The Shop, premiering Tuesday, August 28 at 11 p.m. ET on HBO.
Offering unfiltered conversation and debate with some of the biggest names in sport and entertainment, the show will air periodically throughout the year, features a powerhouse lineup starring four-time NBA MVP LeBron James and Maverick Carter. Headliners on the first show shot in Los Angeles are rap icon Snoop Dogg, New York Giants’ superstar wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., Golden State Warriors’ star and three-time NBA champion Draymond Green, Super Bowl champion and three-time Pro Bowler with the Seattle Seahawks now Philadelphia Eagles’ defensive end Michael Bennett, rapper Vince Staples, Los Angeles Sparks’ star and two-time WNBA MVP Candace Parker, stand-up comedian Jerrod Carmichael and Peabody and Emmy® winning broadcaster Jon Stewart.
Be sure to tune in Tuesday to hang with your new friends at The Shop.