Series star addresses critics at morning session

Presenting second during a Friday-morning TCA session dedicated to MTV Networks channels, Spike showcased its upcoming “Jesse James Is a Dead Man.”

Addressing crix, star James – the former “Monster Garage” host – verbalized on numerous occasions the ethos necessary to topline a stunt-themed reality show.

“Life is only a one-lap race,” James said – on two different occasions – adding, “Getting old is a state of mind. If you stop having fun, what’s the point.”

The series, which features James riding motorcycles through Arctic weather, among other extreme activities, bows May 31.

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