HBO Acquires Biopic That Takes a First-Hand Look into Johnny Tapia’s Tumultuous Life
Earlier today it was announced by HBO Sports that the network will be debuting the documentary Tapia on Tuesday December 16th. The biopic, a first-person narration by the late-Johnny Tapia himself, takes a look at the embattled boxer’s personal life and legendary boxing career.
The film, executive produced by rapper and actor Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson and sports promoter, producer and entertainment executive Lou DiBella made its world premiere on June 15, 2013 at the Los Angeles Film Festival to great reviews.
Click here to view today’s press release announcing HBO’s announcement of Tapia.
The following are the initial showtimes and dates for the airing of the documentary on HBO Networks
Johnny Tapia Documentary, Tapia HBO playdates:
Dec. 16 (11:00 p.m.-midnight ET/PT)
Dec. 18 (4:45 p.m., 1:55 a.m.)
Dec. 20 (11:30 a.m.)
Dec. 22 (11:00 a.m.)
Dec. 28 (10:30 a.m.)
Dec. 29 (12:30 p.m., 10:30 p.m.)
Dec. 19 (3:00 p.m., 10:00 p.m.)
Dec. 24 (7:00 p.m., midnight)
Dec. 27 (4:00 p.m.)