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Esquire to Air Marathon of ‘What Would Ryan Lochte Do?’ Following Rio Scandal

In an effort to capitalize off Ryan Lochte’s headline-frenzy Rio scandal, Esquire Network will air a marathon of the Olympian’s former reality show “What Would Ryan Lochte Do?”

The show, which originally aired on E!, was cancelled in 2013 after one season.

E!’s sister network, Esquire, will re-air “What Would Ryan Lochte Do?” tomorrow on Friday, Aug. 19. All eight of the half-hour episodes will air starting at 6 p.m. through 10 p.m.

The show originally aired on E! in April 2013, after Lochte swam at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. The series followed the athlete’s life in the pool and outside of the pool covering everything from his dating life to training.

In Esquire’s press release regarding the marathon, released today, the network asks: “What is going on with #LochteGate?! Who the hell knows!”

#LochteGate refers to the Olympian’s current developing scandal. Over the weekend after his gold-medal winning performance, Lochte claimed he was robbed at gunpoint by fake police officers in Rio. Today, Brazilian police said Lochte and three other U.S. Olympic swimmers lied and actually vandalized a gas station bathroom the night they claimed they were robbed. The U.S. swimmers could be charged for false testimony and vandalism.

For more details on Lochte’s scandal in Rio, click here.

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