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Bloomberg TV to Spotlight Magic Johnson

Bloomberg TV will devote two hours to Magic Johnson Thursday night after his bidding group purchased the Los Angeles Dodgers from Frank McCourt last month.

At 8 p.m. ET/PT, Trish Regan will host The Big Deal, a live one-hour report on Johnson’s role in the acquisition of the Dodgers. The show will feature interviews with Miami Dolphins owner and Related Companies CEO Steve Ross, former Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda and Chris Bevilacqua, former chairman & CEO of CAA Sports Media Ventures and co-founder of College Sports Television.

At 9 p.m. ET/PT, Bloomberg TV presents Bloomberg Game Changers: Magic Johnson, a documentary on Johnson’s successful entrepreneur career and featuring a special interview with the former Los Angeles Lakers legend. NBA commissioner David Stern, AEG’s Tim Leiweke and former teammate Michael Cooper are just some of the guests that will provide their insights on Johnson.

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