Russell Crowe will be presenter and executive producer of a new factual series on Seven in 2010, Damage Control.
Produced by Beyond International and South Sydney Media it will show how far elite sports people will go to reach the peak of their sport and the key role medical personnel play in keeping them there.
With behind the scenes access to a range of sports including AFL, NRL, A‐League, basketball, netball and more, it promises to look at everything from major surgical procedures to on‐the‐spot treatment techniques.
Seven’s Director of Programming and Production Tim Worner says: “Australians love their sport and they particularly love their sport on TV.
“A compelling factor in the coverage of Australian sports, including rugby league and AFL, is the physical courage displayed in every moment of the game.
“Damage Control reveals the absolute courage of the player in a way not seen before.”
Crowe is curently narrator of The Secret Millionaire series for Channel Nine.
Damage Control will premiere in 2010.