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Tyson, Griffin set for 'Same Name'

Mike Tyson, a cast member in the motion picture comedy The Hangover Part II, arrives for the premiere of the film at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on May 19, 2011. UPI/Jim Ruymen
Mike Tyson, a cast member in the motion picture comedy "The Hangover Part II", arrives for the premiere of the film at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on May 19, 2011. UPI/Jim Ruymen | License Photo

LOS ANGELES, July 13 (UPI) -- Boxer Mike Tyson, comedian Kathy Griffin and New Orleans Saints running back Reggie Bush are to take part in the reality series, "Same Name," CBS said.

The network announced the casting Wednesday.

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Each week, a famous person will trade places with a total stranger who shares their same name to experience each other's lives, CBS said in a synopsis.

David Hasselhoff is to star in the series premiere, which is to air July 24.

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